Friends of MERP

The Friends of MERP is a non-profit organization of community volunteers dedicated to advancing MERP services. Its board of directors helps assure that MERP services are accessible throughout the region and supports the provision of services by raising both funds and awareness.

Donations to Friends of MERP may be tax-deductible under IRS code 501c3 and 100% of all donations go directly to fund MERP.

Contact friendsofmerp@gmail.com to find out how you can become a Friend of MERP through service or charitable giving.

Next Friends of MERP Meeting

December 14 at 3PM

If you’re interested in joining, please contact us for the meeting link.

Board of Directors

  • Tracy Schliep, President
  • Randy Clark, Vice President
  • Willie Pletcher, Treasurer
  • Sarah Adams, Secretary
  • Julie Cylencia, Member
  • Ronald Amrhein, Member
  • Valerie Amrhein, Member
  • Robert Barletta, Member
  • Scott Currie, Member
  • Gizelle Dean, Chair, Nominating Committee
  • Patricia Fuller, Member
  • Michelle O’Malley, Member
  • Janice Schwanbeck, Member
  • Adam Trambley, Member
  • Jackie Bonier, Director Emeritus
  • Adam Nowland, Ex officio

MERP News & Updates

Support Someone’s Independence Results

Support Someone’s Independence Results

thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU! To everyone who was a part of the Support Someone's Independence Fundraiser held by the Friends of MERP! With the generosity and support of so many wonderful volunteers, donors, participants and local organizations, over $2,800 was...

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In Loving Memory of Gayle Miller

In Loving Memory of Gayle Miller

With loving thoughts, we honor Gayle Miller and express our gratitude for her years of service with MERP. For 10 years, she volunteered with MERP and shared her expertise as a retired nurse and her kindness and thoughtfulness with all who had the privilege of...

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100% of all donations go directly to fund MERP and are tax-deductible.

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