About Us
Happy Family

 

TouchPointe Marriage and Family Resources was founded as a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation in the Spring of 2010 by Dan & Barb Humphrey. Both are retired educators with a combined total of 65 years in the public school system. Because of their experiences in education, they have seen first hand some of the issues that face families and cause brokenness in the home.


TouchPointe Vision Our Vision:

- To strengthen the quality of life in our community by working to improve relational health of individuals and families through trained educators and Allies.

 

- To guide people to needed resources

so they might have hope as they become self-sustaining members of the community.

 

- To provide a safe, substance free enviroment for the people being served.


Where are we?

We are in two locations.  An office and classroom are located at 117 Columbus Rd, Fredericktown, Oh, Room 103 and the TouchPointe Family Life Center at 120 S. Norton St, Mount Vernon, Oh Get Directions.

 

Board of Directors

Dan Humphrey, Chairman
Retired superintendent of Fredericktown Schools who has 40 years of experience in the field of education.

Neil Kirkpatrick,Vice President
Field consultant, OHM Architects and has worked with men's

ministry for several years

Louise Dudgeon, Secretary
Retired administrative secretary

Susan Link, Treasurer
Retired Teacher, Fredericktown Schools.

Rick Graumlich, Member

Private Contractor and member of NewLife Elder Board in Fredericktown.

Advisory Members

Lois Carter, RN

Kyle Kershner, LPCC

Scott Gatton, LISW

Amy Hudson, Member

Formerly Director of the Winter Sanctuary, the Homeless Shelter in Knox County.

Tim Hughes, Member

Retired teacher and school administrator with 35 years experience in education in the Danville & East Knox Districts.

Barb Humphrey, Member
Retired Family Living & high school English teacher Mount Vernon High School – 25 years in education.

Josh Kirby, Member

Owner of Karhl & Co. Insurance, Mount Vernon & Sunbury

 

Life Center Director

Cheyenne Kuhn, a 2015 MVNU graduate directs the activities occurring at the Life Center, facilitates the "Getting Ahead" program as well as coordinates the Knox County Jail ministry.

She can be reached at 740-485-5408.


 

Dan & Barb Humphrey

 

Class Facilitator

TouchPointe Mission Couple Talk: Dan & Barb Humphrey
Dan & Barb have been married for over forty-five years and have a passion for helping couples have a meaningful relationship together. They have taught several marriage classes, worked with engaged couples, and have mentored couples who have gone through a crisis in their relationship. They have three children, all married, and they enjoy their ten grandchildren - all under the age of 12. Over the years, Barb & Dan have participated in World Wide Marriage Encounter, a variety of marriage retreats and conferences, and are trained as Prepare/Enrich facilitators. Barb has had extensive training in Marriage and Family relations through the American Association of Christian Counselors and has a diploma in Biblical Lay Counseling.  They are marriage coaches and not professional marriage

counselors or therapists.

TouchPointe Mission Parent Talk: Dale & Janet Anthony

Dale and Janet have been surrounded by children in one way or another for over 35 years…and enjoyed it. They added to their own three biological children by adopting two out of foster care. As therapeutic foster parents they parented 27 children over a period of 6 years, receiving training for severe behavior and anger management, dealing with learning disabilities and helping kids and families work on their relationships. Janet served as children’s director at her church for 10 years and currently works with KidZ at Heart International, teaching leaders how to effectively teach kids according to their developmental skills and their learning styles. Dale teaches elementary children at church, has worked as a school aide and currently works at Mount Vernon Developmental Center.  Their free time is spent enjoying their eight grandchildren who give them more opportunities to keep their parenting skills sharp.

 

TouchPointe Mission Life Center: Cheyenne Kuhn

Cheyenne Kuhn is a 2015 Mount Vernon Nazarene University graduate; there she earned a Bachelor's of Art degree in Intercultural Studies with a concentration in Business management and a minor in Nonprofit Management. She directs the activities occurring at the Life Center, facilitates the "Getting Ahead" program as well as coordinates the Knox County jail ministry. Cheyenne is a member of the 2017 Knox Leadership class and enjoys a variety of other community panels she sits on. her free time is spent between family, friends, and traveling.


 

TouchPointe Mission Life Center: Ron Cochran

Ron graduated from OSU in 1970 with a BS in Civil Engineering and spent his whole career in the construction industry. He retired from Kokosing Construction Company in 2014 after 37 years of service there. Ron is married to Viki Cochran, and they have two married children and 10 grandchildren from ages 2-23. He is a member and elder at NewLife Community Church in Fredericktown where he shares in the teaching of the Adult Bible Fellowship class. Ron has been actively involved in the ministry of church planting and the training of pastors in Russia and the former Soviet bloc countries since 1993. He began involvement with Touchpointe at the Life Center in 2015 by facilitating the first Getting Ahead class and is currently an Ally and leading Get on Track at the Ashland County Jail.

 

 



 

Endorsements from Community Organizations & Leaders

Click any of the following names to see what they had to say about TouchPointe.

 

Matthew Kurtz, Director, Knox County Job & Family Services

 

James M. Ronk, Retired Knox County Judge

 

Roger Reed, Former Mayor, Fredericktown

 

Kelly Smith, Former Fredericktown Interchurch Branch Manager

 

Sam Barone, Executive Director, in a letter awarding TouchPointe a $3000 start-up grant from the Foundation