Meet Our Board of Directors

Meet the generous group of volunteers that is the engine of our work at Habitat.

Our Board of Directors provides leadership, direction and oversight for our local, independent Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Wayne County. The Board works closely with the Executive Director to ensure that we do our best work in pursuit of our mission. Board members are key advocates, thoughtful leaders and ambassadors, and act responsibly as the organization’s stewards

Staci Evans


Sr. Principal Contracts Manager
Science Applications International Corporation

Edward Doyle

Vice President

Community Volunteer

Stephanie Gage


(Mortgage) Associate Loan Originator

Jenna Wagner


Licensed Realestate Salesperson
Howard Hanna

Erik Potter


Licensed Agent
Howard Hanna

Sarah Fantauzzi


Executive Event Producer and Executive VP, Sales
Willwork Global Event Services

Susan Lerch


Housing Rehabilitation Administrator

Meet Our Team

JJ Cotter

Executive Director

JJ is passionate about affordable housing. She was hired at Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County at the beginning of 2019 as the first ever employee at our previously all-volunteer-run organization. Her role is to support the organization in its day-to-day endeavors, carrying out the operations to help create an efficient, successful, sustainable organization. You can reach her at

When not at work, you can find JJ exploring the great outdoors, possibly up in Maine ticking off the last 200 miles she has left of the Appalachian Trail. You can also find her with her dogs, or spending time with her family (in no particular order).