Samantha Bolling, MSW, MFT, Director of Housing Services
Sam supports the efforts of our case management team at Welcome House and in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. She also works with our HOPWA program in the northeast for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Sam has been integral in implementing Action Ministries’ new Trinity Assessment Center, a bridge housing, residential program, for women and children experiencing homelessness.
Previously, Sam served as the homeless services campus director for MUST Ministries in Cobb County. This included a community kitchen, street outreach, emergency shelter and employment services. In addition, Sam comes to us with extensive experience in both rapid re-housing and emergency housing. With master’s degrees in social work and marriage and family therapy, she is well prepared to support the needs of our growing team. Prior to relocating to the Atlanta area, Sam served homeless populations in Detroit as a substance abuse counselor, domestic violence counselor and shelter director for one of Detroit’s largest women and families’ shelter for runaways and homeless youth.
Danielle Meyer, Director of Housing Services, Augusta
Danielle Meyer is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in sociology. Danielle was a dedicated transitional housing case manager for three and half years with Action Ministries until accepting the position of Director of Housing Services. Prior to joining Action Ministries, she worked for Kentucky’s Administrative Office of the Courts and later with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders. In her downtime she enjoys reading and creating family memories with her husband and their two children.
Kelli Ellis, Director of Grants Management
As Director of Grants Management for AMI, Kelli Ellis monitors the agency’s multi-million dollar governmental grant portfolio for budget and performance benchmarks, compliance, reporting, and renewals. Kelli is a graduate of the Georgia State University Women’s Studies Institute with a focus in gender studies and sociology.
Prior to joining AMI, Kelli worked with the Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA) as the Accounts Manager coordinating accounting and financial functions, managing member services, and helping facilitate nine annual conferences and events across the Southeast, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.