Amber has over 20 years of experience in non-profit leadership. Amber is a Strategic Visionary Leader with experience in coaching a diverse, generational population, training staff, cultivating partnerships and community connections, and has been called a “Turnaround Architect.” Her specialty lies in systems and process improvement, with an emphasis on change management. She is passionate about helping individuals and organizations identify and achieve their stated mission and vision. She is also passionate about her family, her two pups and coffee!
Prior to the Brevard Homeless Coalition, Amber served as a Leadership Coach, Associate Director of Church Planting, and other roles in the local church. These roles were Lead Pastor, and Director of Ministries, Worship, Communications, and Youth, Other notable roles include the Community Director for the March of Dimes, District Executive for the Boy Scouts of America, and IPO Specialist and Client Services Representative for Charles Schwab.
Amber holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Central Florida, and a Master of Theology Degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Ashley Miller joined the Brevard Homeless Coalition team as their Programs and Contracts Manager in 2022. She came to the team with a background in client-centered service delivery, program development and evaluation, and organizational management. Prior to joining the team, she spent the last four years in homeless services as a Case Manager and Director of Programming for a local non-profit organization. In addition to homeless services, Ashley has experience in other service arenas such as adult and juvenile substance abuse, group therapy, and trauma-focused evidence-based treatment modalities for victimized children and adolescents. Born and raised in Brevard County, Ashley enjoys listening to music, swimming, surfing, and spending time with her two children and family.
Ashley attended the University of Central Florida, earning her Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Social Work and is now preparing to pursue licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
James has been with the Brevard Homeless Coalition since 2021 as the Outreach Coordinator. Prior to joining the BHC staff, James has spent the last 10 years serving his community in public services-based careers. He spent several years in law enforcement, private security, and working in the emergency rooms at Health First. While working in those careers, James found his passion to help everyone that he can in his community. Whether it is education, mentoring, providing resources to housing or some form of case management, James is always working with our providers to find quick solutions.
James has a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida (UCF). James was a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the International Honors Society for Public Affairs and Administration while at UCF. James is also an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. in Brevard County.
Leanne Dattoli has 20 years of experience in office administration. Since July 2021, she has served as the Office Administrator and Invoicing Specialist at the Brevard Homeless Coalition. Prior to her time at the BHC, Leanne spent over 10 years in higher education working with undergraduate and graduate university admissions. In this role, she assisted with career planning, transcript evaluations, and laying the initial groundwork for academic success. Leanne believes that anyone can reach their goals if given the tools and education to be successful. She has experience working in fast-paced, deadline-driven office environments. Leanne has worked in both for-profit and not-for-profit business sectors. She has been a licensed real estate agent since 2002 and has helped friends and family into homeownership.
Leanne earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from The University of Tampa. When not at work, Leanne spends her time driving her adorable although mischievous children all around town.
Sarah Slone joined the Brevard Homeless Coalition as a Senior Operations Manager in November 2022. She has over 20 years’ experience in planning and community benefit programming. Her specialty is utilizing best practice research and data analytics, along facilitating cross-sector community partnerships to develop and implement programs. Sarah believes data drives informed decision making and communications, and she approaches programming with a lens on impact and fiscal sustainability. Her passion is working with organizations to align and achieve their missions through strategic planning and effective programming. She has experience working in government, non-profit and for-profit organizations and for foundations. Since 2011, Sarah has operated her own business, Stack Strategic Initiatives, a consulting firm specializing in providing strategic planning, data collection and evaluation, community benefit program development, database management, and project and grants management services. Prior to launching Stack Strategic Initiatives, Sarah worked for a private sector planning and engineering firm as a project manager; at a community non-profit organization focused on creating healthy communities; and for Orange County, Fl government as a community planner developing strategic neighborhood action plans.
Sarah earned a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Florida State University.
In July 2021, Sue Langlois joined the team as the part-time bookkeeper for the Brevard Homeless Coalition. Her position entails streamlining vendor payments, bi-weekly payroll, maintaining record keeping accounts, and human resources responsibilities. She previously worked as the bookkeeper for the Cancer Care Foundation of Brevard. She worked exclusively with the Executive Director and interacted directly with cancer patients helping to address their social service and other needs. She was responsible for accounts payables/receivables, streamlined auction tracker and interacted with the Board of Directors. She also assisted in fundraising for annual events such as Caring Hearts and the Taste of Petty’s.
Sue previously worked in banking and the private finance sector. She is self-motivated and brings knowledge to the team through her varied experience. Sue went to the University of New York at Farmingdale. She is the mother of two grown daughters, has two grandchildren and likes to travel.