Board of Directors
Steven Gambrill Sr.: President
Steven Gambrill Sr. along with his wife Marlyn are the founders of Extreme Family Outreach. Steve had a burden to mentor and teach children in the at-risk areas of Edgewood/Rt 40 corridor; he wanted to impart good morals, establish relationships with children that had no support system and instruct them in living a healthy, drug and alcohol free live. Steve has 28 years of community service and has been a Children's Evangelist for the past 15 years; he is ordained through the Evangel Association of Churches and Ministries. He is also the owner of Extreme Family Entertainment providing magicians, clowns, face painters and more for corporate, private, civic and educational venues. Steve is an award winning balloon artist, accomplished Magician and Ventriloquist.
Steve's desire is to use his abilities and talent that he has developed over the years to capture the imagination of children and teen, teaching them the foundational principles to ensure positive futures, and teaching them that they have a purpose.
Jonita Shoaff: Vice - President
Jonita D. Shoaff holds a Master Degree from Lincoln Christian University and is a graduate of Harford Leadership Academy. A member of Mountain Christian Church, she facilitates a healing course called Divorce Care. She is a member of the Harford County Commission for Women and an Ambassador for Harford Leadership Academy. As a member of Toastmasters International, she holds the highest designation: Distinguished Toastmaster. Jonita is a Job Developer for Susquehanna Workforce Network where she works with families receiving Temporary Cash Assistance. Jonita says, "At A non-profit meeting a few years ago, the Lt. Governor said a word to the faith-based organizations. 'We can work on surface behaviors, but you work on the heart and minds.' he had it right and that is why I want to support Extreme Family Outreach. Their work changes heart and minds".
Michelle Gostomski: Treasurer
Michelle Gostomski is a Senior Staff Accountant at Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn, P.A., Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants, in Owings Mills, MD. It is here that she performs all aspects of accounting work for a variety of industries from Auditing to taxes to bookkeeping and payroll.
Michelle is a member of Riverside Community Church, where she serves as a Children's Church teacher once per month.
Michelle has been a fan of Extreme Family Outreach for several years. She brings not only her knowledge and experience of finances and accounting, but also her love and passion for our ministry and the children we serve.
Frank Wilhelm: Secretary
Frank Wilhelm has been a resident of Edgewood for over 20 years and has been employed by Giant Food Inc. in the Department of Transportation for 24 years. Frank is also the business owner of RW Properties, LLC. Frank is very active in the Edgewood Community through his involvement at Extreme Family Outreach. He has been one of the lead teacher for the Extreme After-School program for the past four years. As an Exhorter in the Church of God he is active in preaching, teaching, counseling, and meeting the needs of the Edgewood Community.
Frank is honored to serve on the board of Extreme Family Outreach and looks to reaching and teaching many children and families as this Outreach continues to expand throughout Harford County.
Yvonne Bennett: Board Member
Yvonne Bennett has been a resident of Edgewood for over 19 years and an active volunteer of our Extreme After-School program. She became interested in the Extreme Family Outreach when she heard about it at a Town Council meeting. Wanting to witness first hand the After-School program, Yvonne and her grand daughter attended the Harford Commons Site and was amazed at the powerful impact Extreme Family Outreach makes in the communities of Edgewood, she quickly became an active supporter.
Yvonne is the Executive Assistant at "A to Z Environmental Group" in Baltimore Maryland for 10 years. She is a strong activist for Edgewood and commits her spare time improving the Edgewood community.
She is on the Edgewood Town Council, she helped launch the Living Free Recovery Group, she is apart of "The ARC" adopt program and the "Under the Bridge" Ministry in Baltimore that feeds and clothes the homeless. She was also involved in the SARC companion program. Yvonne serves her community every month at the "Second Saturday Serve" program through Mountain Christian Church and she is an active
member of Connection Community Church, where she is currently helping to launch a "Recovery Program".
Yvonne says, "I have been changed, now I want to help change" and "I have been blessed, now I want to be a blessing".
Stephanie Streckfus: Board Member
Stephanie has grown up in The Edgewood area and has gone to Edgewood schools for most of her life. As the daughter of Steve Gambrill, Stephanie has grown up with a passion to serve and help others, volunteering at homeless shelters and nursing homes. She has also traveled to Haiti twice for missions trips and has an interest in both local and international affairs.
Stephanie has a bachelor's degree in Social Work from UMBC and is currently working towards her master's degree in Social Work at Salisbury University. Her focus is on direct practice, and she is interested in working with challenged youth. She has over ten years experience working in the children and youth ministries. she has been a CASA (Court Appointment Special Advocate) where she advocated for a child within the juvenile court system and found to be a child in need of assistance. Over the last year, Stephanie has been an intern at Arrow Center for Education in Bel Air, MD. Her position was a therapist and she worked with youth who have emotional and behavioral difficulties, conducting individual and group therapy sessions. She has recently begun her MSW intership as a school based therapist at Upper Bay Counseling in Cecil County, providing individual, group, and family therapy to children within the Cecil County Public School District.
Stephanie has seen Extreme Family Outreach grow out of a dream to what it is today. She shares a desire to better her community and help those in her own backyard.
Loir McDaniel: Board Member
Loir McDaniel along with his wife, Andrea, are the founding pastors of Covenant Life Church in Havre de Grace, Maryland. He is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God (Cleveland, TN). Loir serves, preaches the Gospel and teaches the Bible to the people of Havre de Grace and the surrounding communities. He has participated in several short term missions trips to Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Loir is also a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland. He is employed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Facilities Engineering department. Loir has a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida. He has been a resident of Harford County since 1996. Loir has been actively involved in the Extreme Family Outreach program as a teacher & visitation pastor since the spring of 2010 in the communities of Havre de Grace and Aberdeen.
Mark Butler: Board Member
Mark Butler is a register master plumber and lives in Middle River, Maryland. He has been associated with Extreme Family Outreach for about eight years and serves as a volunteer at the Brookside Drive Site in Edgewood. Mark states that his involvement is based on the love, compassion and Christian values that Extreme Family Outreach shows to the children of Harford County and he feels blessed and honored to be a part of such a wonderful organization.
Rafiq Jawad: Board Member (picture & Bio coming soon)