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William DeBoer graduated from Western Michigan University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. William started his career at KPEP as a part time resident coordinator in 1983. Soon thereafter he was promoted to case manager, and then in 1986 program manager. In 1987 he was named executive director. At the time KPEP was a 25 bed program operating out of the St. Joseph Church on Race Street. Since then, KPEP has grown to a program with 400 beds and over 800 outpatient clients. William is a member of the Rotary Club of Kalamazoo and serves as a trustee on the Byron Township Board. In 2012, Governor Rick Snyder appointed William to the State Community Corrections Advisory Board and he continues to serve on the board today.
Jim Edwards graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelors of Social Work in 1989 and Masters of Social Work in 1997. Jim was hired by KPEP as a part time resident coordinator in June of 1989 later being promoted to full time that same year. In 1990, he was promoted to resident Counselor followed by the position of senior resident counselor in October 1994. Jim was promoted to program manager of the work release program in March 1996. After a period as program manager for the regular program he was promoted to vice president of residential services. In addition to these residential activities he has been involved with outpatient programming doing assessments and facilitating anger management and domestic violence groups. Jim sits on the board of the Kalamazoo Literacy Council.
Ann Webb received her Masters Degree in Education from Western Michigan University in 1987. Her career in the field of the treatment of substance use disorders began in 1987 when she worked for a local treatment agency. At that time KPEP contracted with the treatment agency to provide on site substance abuse treatment to the residents. Initially filling in at KPEP for vacation coverage, Ann was permanently assigned to the position of therapist at KPEP in 1989. In May 1998, KPEP became licensed by the State of Michigan to provide substance abuse prevention and treatment services, and Ann was named vice president of treatment services.
Lindsay Marshal has worked for KPEP since 2005. She has held various positions, from direct client service to overseeing administrative operations. She was named chief operations officer in 2017. Lindsay has an undergraduate degree in business administration and earned her MBA from Western Governors University. She is very active in the community, sits on the Plainwell Education Foundation and is a member of Kiwanis.
Andelin graduated from Western Michigan University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She began her career at KPEP in July of 2000 as a resident coordinator holding many positions within the company since that time. Prior to being promoted to program manager in 2006, Andelin supervised a resident caseload as well as a district court supervision caseload before eventually becoming a senior case manager responsible for the supervision and evaluation of case management staff. Andelin served as program manager, at different times, of both the Olmstead Road and the Chicago Avenue locations before being named KPEP’s director of accreditation in October of 2010.
She now oversees accreditation, Andelin oversees accreditation activities at six facilities. Andelin is a member of the American Correctional Association and the Correctional Accreditation Manager’s Association.