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Meet Our Team

The overall team of Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center is comprised of both paid staff and volunteers. Living Alternatives currently has 34 paid staff to provide leadership and oversight over our many volunteer teams. Each team member plays a vital role and meets an important need. Working together, we strive to meet the Mission of Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center.

Administrative Staff

Click on staff name to read their bio.

Sherry Sherwood, Chief Executive Officer

Having worked in the organization since 2004, Sherry has been the Director of the Bloomington/Normal Center, Vice President of Client Services, and the CEO since 2009. The mother of three, Sherry currently worships at Pekin First Nazarene with her husband Scott.


Email Sherry at ssherwood@hopeforafuture.com


Carolyn Rasch, Chief Financial Officer

Since 1988, Carolyn has served as a volunteer, Assistant Director and Director of the Champaign PRC, and as the CFO since 2010. Carolyn has been a member of the St. Joseph, IL community for over 20 years and worships with her husband of 36 years, Don, at Living Word Family Church where they have attended for 30 years. She is the proud mother of 4 and grandmother of 8.


Email Carolyn at crasch@hopeforafuture.com


Nate Himes, Chief Operating Officer

Nate began as an intern in the Champaign PRC in 2008, mentoring men and couples along with his fiance at the time, Ashley. Nate later joined the Board of Directors and was hired as an Executive Director in 2011 after graduating with a Master's in Social Work from the Univ. of Illinois. Nate, Ashley and their toddler son, Jack, worship at the Salvation Army Church in Champaign.


Email Nate at nhimes@hopeforafuture.com


Terri Lipscomb, Director of Development Officer

Terri Lipscomb has been a supporter of women experiencing unplanned pregnancies for many years. She and her late husband adopted their son, Damon, 24 years ago through a Pregnancy Resource Center in Ohio. In 2008 she began working with the Champaign PRC to assist them in raising the necessary funds to build and their ultrasound program. Since then she has used her training and experience in organizing banquets and events to support Living Alternatives in the communities that they serve. In January of 2011 she accepted the position of Director of Fundraising Development. Terri is a member of First Christian Church in Champaign.
Email Terri at tlipscomb@hopeforafuture.com


Kimberly Chapple, RN, Director of Nursing and Client Services

Kim has been the Nurse Manager for the Champaign PRC since 2010 and has served as the Director of Nursing for Living Alternatives since January 2013. She was raised in Champaign and has made this community her adult home with her husband and 2 little boys. They are actively involved at their church, the Vineyard.
Email Kim at kim@hopeforafuture.com


Greta Henry, Director of Adoptions and Champaign Ministries

Greta began volunteering with Living Alternatives in 1989 as a member of their prayer team. Over the years, Greta has become more involved, first as a mentor and eventually a staff member. In 1995, Greta became the director of the Champaign PRC and in 2006 added Director of Adoptions to her role. Greta is a member of Living Word Family Church in St. Joseph, IL.
Email Greta at greta@hopeforafuture.com


Dr. Peter Vienne, DO, Medical Director

Dr. Vienne has provided medical oversight of our medical services and staff since 2008. He completed his OB/GYN residency at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital as Chief Resident. Dr. Vienne, his wife, 5 children and 4 grandchildren have established a private practice in Morris Illinois serving the community for almost 20 years. He provides his patients a Christian office driven by compassionate nurses and a professional staff. His mission has been to impact patients' physical, emotional and spiritual health. Dr. Vienne is a nationally acclaimed certified COEMIG (Center Of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology) surgeon who has expanded his repertoire with Davinci Robotic Gynecologic surgery. He offers his patients state of the art technology at the new Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Illinois.