Leadership Team & Board of Directors

Meet the team behind the mission.

Welcome House is more than a homeless shelter. It’s a place that inspires hope within our clients to have a better future. And it begins with the people working behind the scenes.

Danielle Amrine

Danielle Amrine

Chief Executive Officer

Danielle Amrine has a passion for nonprofit work and making the world a better place, for humans and creatures alike. Throughout her career she has worked with several nonprofits, bringing social service programs to life and bettering overall client and program outcomes. Danielle earned a BSW from Mount St. Joseph University, MSW from the University of Kentucky, MBA from Thomas Moore University, and the CORe Business Certification from Harvard University.

Danielle is the Chief Executive Officer of The Welcome House of Northern Kentucky where she focuses on providing a continuum of services that end homelessness in the Northern Kentucky region. She is a member of the National Association of Women MBAs, Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business, and a board member for the Leadership Council of Greater Cincinnati and The League for Animal Welfare.  Danielle enjoys reading, volunteering with several different animals rescues, and spending time with her two daughters (Mallory and Lydia), five rescue dogs (Chewie, Dixie, Lucy, GusGus, and Roscoe), along with being an avid baker.

To contact Danielle- her email is damrine@welcomehouseky.org.

Senior Leadership Team

Amanda Couch

VP of Program Operations

Elizabeth LaPash

VP of HR & Grant Administration

Kelly Rose

VP of Development & Marketing

Brian Van Arsdale

Chief Operating Officer

Board of Directors

  • Ellee Adams
  • Chris Bauer
  • Emily Blumenfeld, Treasurer
  • Catherine Botos
  • Chris Brison
  • Laura Canter – Secretary
  • Elishia Chamberlain – Vice Chair
  • Brad Drew
  • Chris Francis
  • Tim Hazlip
  • Katie Hehman
  • Alyse Hoffer
  • Jeff Lucas
  • Amanda Meeker
  • Joe Robinson
  • Marie Schenkel – At Large
  • Jason Spaulding – Chair
  • Lauren Vogel – At Large