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Introducing New Directors!

Executive Director: Dane Johns

Johns has been at The Night’s Shield for 10 years, most recently in the role of Family Advocate for Crisis Program. During the previous 9 years, he was Shift Supervisor and then Case Manager. He is excited to continue moving the shelter forward in its mission of providing services to those most in need of urgent care.

Family & Youth Services Program Director: Lindsay Schroeder

Schroeder brings over a decade of mental health social services experience to The Night’s Shield, having previously worked at the Gateway Foundation and Centerstone, as well as spending time in child welfare. Schroeder has a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and a Masters in Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.