1003 Marshall St

Our Executive Director

Michael Etheridge

Michael Etheridge came to Manitowoc from Rochester, MN to assume the position as Director of The Haven of Manitowoc County, Inc. Men’s Homeless Shelter. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Liberal Arts with a topical minor in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and is currently pursuing his master’s in Leadership and Organizational Development at Lakeland University (Sheboygan, WI).

He has worked in the human services field since 1996 and has obtained career positions as a Juvenile Youth Counselor (specializing in sex offender and oppositional defiant intervention), a Para-Professional (working with children with Emotional Behavior Disorder), Case Manager (working with victims of domestic violence), Resident Program Coordinator, Resident Supervisor, and as a Resident Counselor. Prior to taking the Executive Director position at The Haven, Michael spent seven years as a volunteer at a halfway house for men suffering from addiction.

The Haven of Manitowoc County Inc.


Michael Etheridge

Executive Director

Jenine Soucoup

Admin Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator

Adam Fuller

Shelter Monitor

Dan Tupper

Shelter Monitor

Cathy Gardner

Shelter Monitor/Case Manager

Diane DeGrand

Shelter Monitor

Sean Blau

Shelter Monitor

Shayla Schackow

Shelter Monitor

The Haven of Manitowoc County Inc.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is full of community members committed to the fight against homelessness with a strong desire to achieve meaningful progress.

Jody Kasten

 Board President 

Director of Operations, St. Vincent DePaul

Lee Thennes

Vice President 

Principal, Lincoln Highschool, Manitowoc

Jeanette Greenwood


Bank Manager, BMO Harris Bank

Mark LeGreve

Founder and Secretary

Business Manager, St. Francis of Assisi Parish

Alecia Peterik

Accountant, Marine Credit Union

Brooke Sprang

Director of Human Resources, Americollect

Patti Glaser

Director of Marketing and Community Relations,
Holy Family Memorial

Matt Fehrmann

CIO, Kohler Credit Union

Jill Pope

Licensed Realtor, Remax