Administrative Staff

  • Michele Tornabe

    Email Address: mtornabe@mthopenazarene.org

    Michele Tornabe was born and raised in New York and spent most of her years as a caseworker for low income and special needs people. She attended a Nazarene mission based church with emphasis on inner city ministry and upon moving to Pennsylvania worked as a para-educator with special needs…
  • Marina Maxim - Financial Director

    Email Address: finance@mthopenazarene.org

  • Tricia Oswald – Director of Nursing

    Email Address: don@mthopenazarene.org

  • Norma Higginbotham – Chief Advancement Officer

    Email Address: nhigginbotham@mthopenazarene.org

    Norma (Goddard) Higginbotham  was born and raised in Weirton, WV.  I graduated from Weir Senior High in 1967 and West Liberty State College in 1971 with a BA degree in Elementary Education.  I married Ken Higginbotham in August 1971. Since my husband is a minister, I have had the privilege…
  • Kelly Whitehouse

    Email Address: rnac@mthopenazarene.org

    Kelly began working at Mt Hope in July of 2008 as the Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator.   She has been an RNAC for 12 years.  Prior to coming to Mt Hope, Kelly lived in Elysburg, PA.  Kelly and her husband have 2 children.  In her spare time Kelly enjoys reading, going…
  • Lauren Wadsworth

    Email Address: lwadsworth@mthopenazarene.org

    Lauren began her career at Mt Hope Nazarene in 2009 as the part-time Social Services director after graduating from Lancaster Bible College. Lauren has since assumed responsibility of the Activities Department at Mt Hope. She is currently applying for her National Activities Director Certification through NCCAP. In her spare time…
  • Carolyn May

    Email Address: cmay@mthopenazarene.org

    Carolyn began working at Mt Hope in October of 2015 as the Social Worker. She did graduate work at Regent University in Professional Counseling. Prior to coming to Mt Hope she had 20 years experience in recovery counseling and personal In-Home Care Services for Seniors.   In her spare time Carolyn…
  • Kris Wilson

    Email Address: humanresources@mthopenazarene.org

  • Lowell Ebersole

    Email Address: lebersole@mthopenazarene.org

    Lowell began working at Mt Hope in 2005 as the Maintenance Director.  Prior to coming to Mt Hope Lowell worked at Ames Construction.  Lowell and his wife have six children and live in Manheim.  Lowell enjoys gardening, teaching Sunday School and spending time with his family.
  • Ken Higginbotham – Campus Pastor and Chaplain

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    Kenneth Higginbotham born and raised in South Charleston, WV. Graduated from South Charleston High School in 1968. Graduated with an associates degree from IBM Computer school in 1969 with a degree in RPG programming. Volunteered for the draft into the U.S. Army in 1970. Spent one year in Vietnam.  I was…
  • Kristi Dietrich

    Email Address: kdietrich85@gmail.com

    Kristi began working at Mt Hope Nazarene in July of 2008 as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She assumed the role of Nurse Scheduler in June of 2009. In her spare time Kristi enjoys spending time with her family.
  • Tammy Lutz – Certified Dietary Manager

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  • Linda Denlinger

    Email Address: ldenlinger@mthopenazarene.org

    Linda began working as the Payroll Clerk at Mt Hope in November of 2015.  Linda enjoys reading, biking, word puzzles, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
  • Martha Kray – Housekeeping and Laundry

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