Region 1

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OhioKAN Region 1

We proudly serve kinship and adoption families throughout the state. Our OhioKAN Region 1 team specifically serves families in our area and is dedicated to making sure you get the resources you deserve.
















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Kelsey Hurlburt

Director, Region 1

Most recently, Kelsey was the Executive Director of the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center in Bellbrook, OH. She grew a small non-profit organization into a robust community support center, which included facilitating the Covid-19 response, managing and growing the staff and revenue, and innovating and executing multiple immediate needs and long term goal based programs to meet needs for lower-income community members. Kelsey received a B.A. in Behavioral Science from Drew University in Madison, NJ. She has her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore, MD, and also has an LSW.

Kelsey volunteered while living in Germany by collecting and disseminating resources related to parenting children with special needs and maternal mental health. She conducted research studies on these topics and evaluated and shared the results within the military community. She also formed and managed a support group for parenting children with special needs, as well as served as a resource navigator for military spouses and members who needed assistance getting connected to services in the community. 

Having been a Site Supervisor for an OhioKAN Navigator, Kelsey has seen the incredible work happening within OhioKAN for close to 2 years. She is thrilled to join a team that is doing evidence-based work and that is filling a tremendous gap in the child welfare environment.


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Shawna Turner

Coordinator, Region 1

Shawna joins OhioKAN after working in case management and health administration. Previously, she was an Assistant Case Manager at Manring & Farrell, Attorneys at Law. There, she requested and submitted medical records, filed appeals to the social security administration, and handled all client correspondence. As a Coding Specialist at Lima Memorial Health System, she assisted the billing and denial teams with coding questions. She has also volunteered at the Orthopedic Institute of Ohio. Shawna has a Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration and an Associate’s in Health Information Technology from the University of Northwestern Ohio, plus an Associate’s in Office Administration from Commonwealth Bible College. She looks forward to learning all she can in this position and doing all she can to assist in helping families and children!

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Natalie Reynolds

Coach, Region 1

Natalie most recently served as a 30 Days to Family Specialist with Allen County Children Services, where she once also held the role of Intake and Assessment Caseworker. She has had tenures in adolescent and adult developmental disability services, with Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities as a Service and Support Specialist and with Bittersweet Farms as a Community Outreach Specialist. Natalie was a dedicated volunteer in the United States Peace Corps program, serving in the role of Youth and Community Development volunteer based in Swaziland, Africa, and is currently Board President of West Central Ohio Abilities Collaborative, among other ongoing community engagement work. Natalie is a Licensed Social Worker and holds a bachelor’s of Social Work from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Northwestern Ohio. Natalie is thrilled to join OhioKAN as a Coach in Region 1!

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Leslie Haton


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Leslie Haton

Navigator, Adopt America Network (Region 1)

Leslie comes to OhioKAN through her role as a Family Support Specialist at Adopt America Network, where she supported adoptive and kinship families and helped families looking to adopt from the foster system through two of the organization’s programs. Leslie was named “Outstanding Caseworker” by AdoptUSKids in September 2020. She’s also served as a youth advocate for young adults in foster care and as a support specialist for those with developmental disabilities. Leslie has lived experience as an adoptive mom — the adoption process for her child was actually facilitated through Adopt America Network, where she later worked — and she has volunteered as a mentor to parents of adopted children who have experienced trauma. Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Mental Health. She is so excited to join OhioKAN as a Navigator in Region 1!


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Stacy Quigley

Navigator, Adopt America Network (Region 1)

Stacy has an extensive background in social work, with previous tenure as a Social Work Assistant through the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist board. She also served at the Kobacker Center at the University of Toledo Medical Center, where she did community resource referrals and discharge planning with children and their families. A committed humanitarian, Stacy has participated in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk for many years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Toledo and has a Social Work Assistant License. Stacy is so excited to join OhioKAN as a Region 1 Navigator at Adopt America Network.


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Toni Carbetta

Navigator, Adriel School (Region 1)

Toni earned her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from University of Cincinnati, and also spent time at London Metropolitan University studying Criminal Law. Toni previously worked as a Kinship Navigator for Marion County Children Services Board for nearly two years. Her focus was supporting kinship families and connecting them with organizations, such as OhioKAN, when her agency helped the family find permanency. Before her kinship work, she worked in one of Marion County’s ongoing casework units, working to keep the children of Marion County safe, reunify them with biological parents, and find permanency for them when reunification was not an option. Previously Toni interned with S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) as well as Be Free Dayton, where she did outreach work to combat human trafficking in the U.S. Toni is incredibly excited to join the work Region 1 and Ohio KAN are doing for the children and families of Ohio. She has enjoyed working within the child welfare system and hopes to make an impact through Ohio KAN while she finishes her MBA at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.


Jessica Smith


LGBTQ+ Spectrum of Findlay

Jessi Smith

Navigator, LGBTQ+ Spectrum of Findlay (Region 1)

Jessi is extraordinarily excited about working with families to learn their stories and to help connect with them the resources and supports they need. She is especially excited that OhioKAN supports the entire family, no matter what that family dynamic looks like. Jessi is multi-racial and multi-cultural.  She grew up in rural Wyandot County, Ohio, with lived experience in generational poverty and teenage parenting. She holds an Associate of Applied Science in Human and Social Services from Marion Technical College in Marion, Ohio.  Jessi is passionate about social and racial justice, dedicating her efforts to solidarity supports and advocating for systemic change.



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