Kara Shuell is the Program Manager for ICW. She joined ICW after a career in education which included teaching and administration. Kara loves planning field trips and activities for ICW residents in order to see them experience new things, learn about interesting topics, have fun and most importantly, enjoy the company of others. In her spare time, Kara enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with her family including her husband, Brian, children Emily and Nathan, and dog, Cleo.
Julia Brown is a Community Builder with ICW. Julia possesses a BA from the University of Toledo in Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Human Services. A strong believer in the power of positive thinking, Julia loves to encourage and support others to share and explore their talents. Being a part of ICW and helping to assist residents with outstanding opportunities for enrichment has been one of the greatest blessings for Julia.
Mary Crisenbery is a Community Builder with ICW. Mary has spent most of her life in the Ann Arbor/Ypsi area, and graduated from Eastern Michigan University. She is a recreation therapist with a passion for aquatics. She loves running, swimming, spending time in nature and music. Mary also enjoys hiking and cross country skiing with her husband, Eric. Finding a place in the community with others, sharing experiences, and discovering what brings people joy are Mary’s favorite things about ICW.
Justin Hayes is a Community Builder with ICW. Justin is a lifelong Michigan resident of the Dexter/Ann Arbor area. He loves books and all different kinds of music and has played bass guitar in bands since high school. Justin is also an animal lover who has two cats, Regal and Spoon. Justin’s favorite thing about ICW is that it is a place for everyone.
Cole McFadden is a Community Builder with ICW. Cole grew up in Ann Arbor and went to Michigan State, later finding a passion in plants and growth. Having worked with individuals with special needs for the last decade, he finds connecting and including people with those around them is crucial to living a fulfilling life. Allowing others the comfort to truly be themselves while sharing their interests and excitement means a lot. Cole also has interests in photography, soccer and music, which have all been his pleasure to share with the community.