Highly Trained Staff | LGBT Friendly | Serving the Refugee Community
Gathering Club is a locally owned company providing Adult Day Health Services. Whether in your home or ours, everyone is treated with equal dignity and respect. Our staff members are highly trained professionals with over 80 years of combined experience serving the diverse adult and refugee community in Kentuckiana.
We perform an intensive background check and drug screening on each staff member.
Gathering Club will always have available services with staff including:
- Experienced RN’s
- Activity Director
- Licensed Drivers
Multilingual Staff Including:
We have built a team of outstanding professionals whose mission is aligned with ours to compassionately care for those entrusted in our care. We’re just getting started!
Edward Minnis, Executive Director
“Devoted to Servant Leadership”
Edward (Ed) Minnis is a recent addition to the Gathering Club leadership team. As Executive Director, Ed is charting a new course with the team and the clients entrusted to his care. Serving and Supporting others is the hallmark of his leadership position.
Ed Minnis has spent nearly two decades dedicating himself to his passion of service. His previous roles include leadership positions with numerous nonprofit organizations including Cedar Lake, Inc. and Southwest Centers. His specialty is recruiting and retaining diverse, highly qualified employees. He is dedicated to providing growth opportunities and development for his team. In addition to the human side, Ed is also tasked with overseeing the finances including revenue reporting, business planning, and community engagement.
Ed and his husband are also the proud foster parents of four children. He holds an Associate degree of Applied Science from Ivy Tech and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Indiana Tech. Ed is also working on his MBA in his ‘spare’ time.
Memberships & Certifications:
Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society
Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business
Cedar Lake Lodge Inc, Jericho Friend Award for steadfast commitment to the mission
Certified Crisis & Prevention Trainer (Dept. of Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities)
Certified Human Rights Consultant (US Institute of Diplomacy & Human Rights)
Nandu Neopaney, Assistant Executive Director
“Providing Guidance through Quaility Client Service”
Nandu Neopaney has been in leadership with the Gathering Club for the past six years. He works with diverse populations to help them communicate their needs more effectively. He speaks Napali and Hindi.
Many of his responsibilities include parlaying his language and artful communication skills to help individuals obtain Medicaid, Community Based Waivers, Social Security Benefits, Green Cards, Passports, Travel Documents, and medical necessities. Nandu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Patan College in Nepal, India.
Awards & Certifications
- Interpreter Certification
- Dial Training
- Passenger Assistance Training
- Community Appreciation Award
LaQuinn Stover, Program Director, American/LGBTQ+
“Making a Difference Everyday”
LaQuinn Stover is a powerhouse at the Gathering Club. His caring and compassionate persoanality helps him extend support and guidance to clients as they navigate their way through the day. LaQuinn’s experience includes being a transportation manager, assistant director of environmental services, assisted living, and hotel audit manager.
Awards & Certifications
- Black Achievers Award
Rhonda Shaver, Director, Case Management
“Dedication, Compassion & Concern for all”
Rhonda Shaver has been a director with Gathering Club since 2018 and has spent the past two decades in Case Management for the state of Kentucky. She thrives on helping others and continues to provide direction and guidance to the clients she so diligently serves.
Rhonda holds a Masters degree in Sociology. Her interests include helping others, her family, friends, and playing tennis. She is excited to witness the recent growth and expansion of Gathering Club and looks forward to continuing to serve those in need.
Alicia Veasey, Billing Specialist
“Organization and Confidence Helps us Achieve More”
A proud member of the Gathering Club team, Alicia Veasey has been with the organization for over one year. Her experience includes ten years in billing service. She has spent the past fifteen years in the senior care industry. Alicia enjoys being organized and helping others achieve their very best. Her role as Billing Specialist provides the perfect combination of analysis and follow through to help everyone achieve more.
Khaga Sapkota, Nursing Director
“Building Success through Teamwork and Growth”
Khaga Sapkota has been helping clients at Gathering Club for the past five and a half years. His previous experience includes work as a weekend charge nurse with Presbyterian Homes of Louisville and Medical Director of Access Care. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry, a Masters Degree, and an Associates Degree from Nepal, India. His scientific background coupled with his passion for people, is evident in his daily client interactions and outcome based approaches.
Awards & Certifications
Best Employee Award
Yurian Santiesteban, Manager, Community Relations
“A Vital Resource Link for the Community”
Yurain Santiesteban provides a passionate approach to his role at Gathering Club. Connecting people to the right resources and networking organizations helps seniors and the disabled to empower themselves with the best options. Yurain believes in helping people develop and fulfill their potential. Helping others age gracefully while at home or at Gathering Club is important to him. Prior to his role in community outreach with Gathering Club, he worked for seventeen years helping Hispanic individuals and communities in Kentuckiana. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Theological Studies from Campbellsville University.
Amy Curl, Executive Administrative Assistant
“Involvement and Education are a Powerful Combination in Serving Others”
Amy Curl has a diverse background with unique qualifications perfect for her role with Gathering Club. Her management experience includes Waiver Case Manager, Adult Day Program Manager, and Residential Manager. She also spent ten years as a psychiatric attendant and eight years as a qualified medication aide. Her impressive resume includes Pharmacy Technician, Direct Support Professional, and Correctional Officer.
Education has been paramount to Amy. She holds many pertinent degrees including: Associate of Applied Science, Human Services from Ivy Tech Community College; Bachelor of Science, General Studies with concentration in Human Services from Indiana Wesleyan University; and Master of Public Administration with concentration in Nonprofit Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her future plans include pursing her doctorate degree.