Claudia Raymer joined the Ohio County Family Resource Network in 2011. She graduated with her BA in Elementary Education from Saint Leo University and earned her MA from West Virginia University in Special Education. She enjoys working with people, bringing them together, building relationships, problem solving and facilitating collaborative solutions to a range of community issues. She has led town halls, meetings, trainings, committees, and other groups focused on food insecurity, early childhood education, disabilities and special education, poverty and homelessness, human trafficking, child welfare, youth development, and a variety of prevention topics. Claudia enjoys traveling, playing video games with her teenage son, reading, watching college football, and cheering for the Florida Gators.
Jami Robinson joined the Ohio County FRN in 2014 as a project coordinator, and she provides comprehensive support for the daily operations of the FRN.
Jami assists the Ohio County Food Security Team by managing the Blessings Boxes throughout the county, updating food pantry calendars for our community, and more. She also plays an integral role in assisting the Ohio County Partners in Prevention team as well as serving on the Marshall County Partners in Prevention Team. Jami lives in Marshall County with her husband and three children. Even outside of work, Jami is heavily involved in her community. In 2005, she founded Ohio Valley Kids with Food Allergies, a volunteer support group for families of children with severe food allergies. She enjoys volunteering in her children's school system and has had an active role in everything from the yearbook to serving as PTO President. When she's not volunteering, Jami enjoys spending time with her family.
In 2023, Lisa Sasso joined the Ohio County FRN as Director for the new Family Support Center. A Florida native, Lisa brings 20+ years of experience working with children and families. One of her passions is guiding and growing others’ lives through education, acceptance, and building healthy coping mechanisms. Lisa’s dedication to helping families extends to her own life, leading to a recent relocation to Wheeling, WV from Florida to be with her mother-in-law. She has five adult children and six grandchildren back in Florida, whom she video chats with daily and plans to visit regularly. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys crafting, cooking, baking, and spending time with her loved ones.
A proud Wheeling, WV native, Colleen Mowrey joined the Ohio County FRN in 2022 as program coordinator for the new Ohio County Family Support Center. She graduated with her BA in Community Arts Education from West Liberty University. Colleen has an ever-expanding knowledge in non-traditional and alternative education, as well as prevention education in a variety of topics, such as substance use prevention. Using her passion for arts integration and prevention education, she plans to create a fun and inviting community that supports Ohio County families in living safe and happy lives. In her free time, Colleen enjoys baking, listening to music and audiobooks, creating any form of art, and spending time with her husband, Justin, and their pets, Cinnamon the cat and George the goldfish.
In February 2023, the OCFRN welcomed program assistant, Grace Moore, in response to the growing need for support for its newest program, the Ohio County Family Support Center. A student at Ohio University, Grace is part of the social work program. She loves interacting with children of all ages, with a specific passion for helping children with special needs. Grace hopes to become a community organizer after graduation, so she is able to inspire others to advocate for those who can’t do so for themselves. When not at school or work, she spends her free time reading, playing music, or being surrounded by family and friends.