Meet Gina – New LUM Shelter Director
Gina Williams is the new program director for the LUM Emergency Shelter. She is responsible for the management of and intake process for the overnight emergency shelter and the Winter Warming Station and oversees the Sunday Noon Meal.
Gina grew up in Indianapolis and now lives in Lafayette with her dog of 12 years, Yoshi. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in psychology and is currently earning her Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University School of Social Work in Indianapolis.
Gina is excited about her new role with Lafayette Urban Ministry because it gives her an opportunity to work with people, which is an important part of her life. She shares that she finds inspiration in her co-workers and the mission of LUM.
“It feels to good to work in an environment full of people that really care about the community, and to be part of an organization that has so many wonderful programs aimed at meeting the needs of our community.”
In addition to her work with LUM, Gina has volunteered with the Crisis Center and the Area IV Senior Games. In her free time, Gina enjoys sewing and hanging out with Yoshi.
LUM is fortunate to have Gina Williams join the team.