HavenHouse Staff

With only a small staff of 7 full time employees, HavenHouse operates around the clock and is available to families at any moment needed.



Kathy Sindel, MSW
Executive Director
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Kathy Sindel holds a Master degree in Social Work from Washington University and has 38 years of experience with children and families. Prior to the founding of HavenHouse, Kathy served as Executive Director of General Protestant Children's Home for ten years. Kathy served seven years on the board of the state association for residential treatment facilities, Missouri Coalition of Children's Agencies, and a state-wide collaboration, Missouri Alliance for Children and Families. Kathy also served as President of the Creve Coeur Kiwanis Club, graduated from the Leadership Missouri program. She currently serves as a board member of the national association for hospitality houses, Healthcare Hospitality Network, and sits on the Better Business Bureau Charity Information Service Committee. As Executive Director, Kathy is responsible for overseeing the entire operation and works closely with the Board of Directors and Young Professionals Board. She is actively involved in developing community awareness of the HavenHouse mission.


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