Meet The Staff of Homecoming Project

Robin Keener
Robin KeenerFounder
There’s no chemical solution to a spiritual problem.
Katelyn Shephard
Katelyn ShephardExecutive Director
Ms. Shephard was previously the Program Manager and provided case management to Homecoming residents since 2015. She has completed multiple courses in Biology and Psychology at University of Maryland Baltimore County and studied Gender and Culture at the Anglo-Amerika Vysoka Skola in Prague, Czech Republic. She has had 15 years of experience with substance abuse and treatment. Katelyn has experience in customer service, and management prior to her work at Homecoming Project. She is a member of the Homecoming Project Events Committee and helps to plan fundraisers to benefit the program and its residents.

Professional Certifications

  • CCAR peer recovery coach since 2015
  • QPR suicide prevention Gatekeeper Training
  • CPR Certified
  • Attends MCORR trainings including policy and procedure and NARR quality standards sessions.
  • Member of Voices of Hope Harford County
Candace BayerProgram Manager