Board and Advisory Board Members



Rev. Glenn O’Connor 


Fr. Glenn is currently Pastor of St. Susanna parish in Plainfield, Indiana. He was ordained in 1980 and has spent his priesthood years in parishes in Connersville and Indianapolis. Fr. Glenn is the oldest of 8 children and has 34 nieces and nephews, all of whom actively support Seeds of Hope. He has also welcomed the support of his current and past parishes, which have graciously provided outreach support to Seeds of Hope. Fr. Glenn calls himself” privileged” to be co-founder of Seeds of Hope in 1999 and feels truly honored to serve the ladies of Seeds of Hope.  He has been Board President since its beginning, and he also serves on the Development, Finance, and Facility Committees.

(Vice President)

Charlie Mullen

VP Ace Rent A Car


Charlie is Vice President of ACE Rent A Car, Inc. and has been with ACE for 43 years. He has been an active supporter of Seeds of Hope for nearly a decade, and formally joined our organization in 2009 as a member of our Development Committee. In 2011, he accepted the request to serve on the Board of Directors, while continuing on the Development Committee. Charlie has served as Vice President since 2012 and is an active part of the Seeds of Hope leadership team.


Michelle Hentz

Seeds of Hope Graduate 



Michelle is a special asset to our Board of Directors. She was a resident of Seeds of Hope in 2004. After her graduation, she continued to stay actively involved. Michelle has volunteered in numerous capacities; has mentored residents; and has served as “resident photographer” for Seeds of Hope events for years. In 2012, she graciously accepted our invitation to serve on the Board of Directors and continues to be a vital part of Seeds of Hope. In 2017, Michelle celebrated her 13 years of sobriety, and continues to be an inspiration to all at Seeds of Hope.



Susan Palmer

Business Manager, St. Susanna Catholic Church


Susan has served Seeds of Hope since January 2013 as Treasurer. She has spent her career leading the accounting areas in manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation industries.

She is currently the Business Manager at St. Susanna parish.

Fr. Glenn O’Connor influenced Susan’s involvement with his passion and enthusiasm for Seeds of Hope. Susan is the administrator for the organization’s Facebook page.




Executive Director

Marvetta Grimes


Sherri Outlaw


Assitant Administrator of Development and Contract Worker

Beverly Brewer



Janet Hubbard


Deanna Jones

Contract Staff


Michelle Rogers

Contract Staff



Marcia Cossell

Attorney: Lee & Fairman, LLP.


Jerry Lathrop

Retired Trust Advisor: J. P. Morgan


Judge David Shaheed

Marion Superior Court, Civil Division


Lola Materna

Rx Patient Assistance Representative


Dennis Hickle

CPA, Hickle CPA Group


Katie Carson

Insurance Agent, Carson Agency, Inc.


Joseph (Joe) Hayes

Program Coordinator, Integration Recovery Unit at Community Hospital North