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Suzanne M. Edwards, MA

Regional Director

Suzanne was born and raised in Florida, and her family transferred to rural North Florida in 2000. Suzanne previously worked in banking and management for 19 years. She has been with Catholic Charities for 18 years – and she has served as the Regional Director for 15 of those years. Being involved as a hands-on leader has been one of her most rewarding life choices. Suzanne has a master's degree in Arts.

Renee Manning

Case Manager

Renee joined Catholic Charities in November 2021. She has been a case manager for 24 years, working with children, teenagers, the elderly and their families. Renee holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work from Southern Adventist University and a Certified Addictions Professional (CAP) Certification. She has deep ties to the Lake City community, in which she has resided her entire life. 

Jaye Smith 

Administrative Manager

Following a 20-year career in Corrections and several years as an Administrator for the Intellectually Disabled, Jaye joined Catholic Charities in August of 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism with a focus in English from Grambling State University, Louisiana.

David Boozer

Food Bank Manager

Ronny Busscher


Tim Zirnheld

Driver/Food Bank

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