Our Team
Erin R. J. Chick, MA
Erin R. J. Chick, MA

Executive Director

Erin co-founded Common Sense in 1992 and has embraced every aspect of adoptive and fostering work.
Lori J. Teeter
Lori J. Teeter

Program Supervisor

Lori is a founding member of Common Sense, joining in 1993.
Lisa Simpson, BSW
Lisa Simpson, BSW

Case Manager

Lisa conducts family assessments and helps to prepare new parents.
Addie N. Bitzer, MSW, LSW
Addie N. Bitzer, MSW, LSW

Case Manager

Addie specializes in matching and placing children with families.
Kathy Young
Kathy Young

Case Manager

Kathy is drawn to advocating for those who struggle for rights and resources.
Amy J. Whitesel
Amy J. Whitesel

Case Manager

Amy loves helping children learn about their permanency.
Katie Manning, BS
Katie Manning, BS

Case Manager

Katie is an adoptive parent of three children of her own.