Meet the Staff​
  1. Colin Penney
    Executive Director
    Colin has worked with over 30 affiliates around the world and came to our affiliate in 2017. Colin loves coffee.
  2. Jay Shartenberg
    Director of Operations
    Jay has been with the affiliate since 2009 and has overseen construction of 13 homes. Jay is a dog person.
  3. Courtney Gray
    Director of Administration & Finance
    Courtney started with the affiliate in 2010 after enjoying her time volunteering on the construction site. Courtney is a cat person.
  4. Cliff Tyler
    Director of Development & Marketing
    Cliff came to Habitat in 2014 as a volunteer before transitioning into his current role. Cliff builds gingerbread houses in his free time.
  5. Ethan Klensch
    ReStore Manager
    Ethan began in 2013 as the ReStore driver and is now Store Manager. When he's not in the store he's rooting for the Steelers.
  6. Alicia Johnson
    Volunteer & Family Services Coordinator
    Alicia began at SCHH after graduating from URI in 2015. When she's not emceeing an events, she can be found petting dogs.
  7. Jason Brown
    ReStore Assistant Manager
    Joining us in 2016 after seeing an ad for a truck driver, Jason now divides his time between helping run the store and driving the donation truck. Jason is a cat person.
  8. Bryce Silander
    ReStore Associate
    Driving around the state picking up ReStore donations, Bryce has been with Habitat since April 2019. Bryce likes music.
  9. Bob Myers
    Bob recently retired and started as a construction volunteer before coming on board as a part-time bookkeeper. Bob can still be found swinging a hammer on the build site.
  10. Ross Balding
    AmeriCorps Construction Leader
    Ross is a recent graduate of URI and has built with Habitat affiliate's locally and Internationally. Ross likes watching baseball.