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.
Frank Wilhelm: Vice-President
Frank Wilhelm was a resident of Edgewood for over 20 years and has been employed by Giant Food Inc. in the Department of Transportation for 28 years. 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 eleven 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 firsthand the After-School program, Yvonne and her granddaughter 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 a part 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 the EPIC Center. 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 masters degree in Social Work from 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 internship 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.
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 nine years and serves as a volunteer at the Brookside Drive Site and Windsor Valley 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.