Staff Directory

Main number: 404/525-5948

KATIE BATES ext. 25/ Director of Adult & Family Services

I am the Manager of the Lokey Center and coordinate all our programs that serve adults and families in Peoplestown such as the Great Start program for parents and children.   

Hometown:  Seattle, WA

Hobbies: Hiking, playing soccer, biking, trying to cook new recipes and finding hole in the wall places to hang out.

Favorite Quote: “Like water, be gentle and strong.  Be gentle enough to follow the natural paths of the earth and strong enough to rise up and reshape the world.” — Brenda Peterson

CHARLOTTE CAMERON ext. 22/ Director of Children & Youth Services

I direct programs for youth enrichment: After-School, Community Arts, Middle School Arts Camp, Summer’s Away Camping and the Xmas Eve Festival.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Hobbies:  Reading, playing Scrabble, cooking, and tennis.

Favorite Quote: “Practice makes better” – Les Brown

GREG COLE ext. 21/ Director of Development



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BEVERLY BANKS-GREENE ext. 10/ Office and Facilities Manager

I manage daily administrative and financial processes; coordinate facility repairs and maintenance; communications – design and layout quarterly newsletter, manage Facebook presence and Constant Contact email marketing.

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Hobbies: Painting with oil, gouache, acrylics; writing poetry.

Favorite Quote: “Stop trying to fit in when you were born to stand out”  – Unknown


THE REV. E. CLAIBORNE JONES ext. 13/ Director & Vicar

I supervise and support the administrative and program staff.  Much of my work is in sustaining relationships with our supporters and partners.  Lastly, I work with our Advisory Board to help align our assets and vision to best support the people we serve.

Hometown: Chapell Hill, NC

Hobbies: Enjoying my dogs, flea marketing, Scrabble and cards with friends, and laughing.

Favorite Quote: “Do not ask what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive and go do that, for what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman

THE REV. ELIZABETH ROLES ext. 27/ Associate Director of Programs and Service Learning & Co-Vicar

I provide supervisory oversight to our seven program areas.  I am also the Site-Supervisor, mentor and guide to ten Emory Contextual Education students, six college summer interns, and other graduate school interns, college and youth service groups, Clinical Pastoral Education students, and individual volunteers working and learning at Emmaus House.      

Hometown: Charleston, WV

Hobbies: Playing with my toddler son, reading novels, singing, and walking in the woods.

Must Read: Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake and The Day of the Flood.

HERMAN SHACKLEFORD ext. 10/ Buildings & Grounds Manager


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