Welcome to the family - our Newest ICAN Team Members!

Welcome to the family - our Newest ICAN Team Members!

We are excited to welcome the two newest groups of employees to our ICAN family and share a bit about each of them.

(Note: there's a LOT of twin magic in these groups!)

New staff members from February:


(Left to right):
Dana Lockwood, Herkimer Healthy Families newest Family Support Specialist, plays piano and guitar, loves fitness and nutrition, and has been working with children for over 24 years.

Nicole LoRusso, Kids Oneida Family Service Coordinator and self-proclaimed Justin Bieber fan, is also a huge SU Basketball fan who owns a Buddy Boeheim fathead and has a twin sister that she always gets mistaken for!

Beth Meeusen, newest Children’s Health Homes Youth Care Coordinator is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who loves acrylic painting and the outdoors and nature.

Sue Wallace-Eaton, a Behavioral Specialist in our School-Based Program, is a CrossFit Trainor with two different color eyes who comes to ICAN with over 20 years of experience working with children and families. 

Mary Rose Noonan, Kids Oneida Family Service Coordinator, is “slightly addicted” to coffee and lattes from Utica Coffee, loves the fall season for its foliage and hiking, and enjoys doing things outdoors!

New staff members from March


(Left to right):

Kristin Cumm, Healthy Families Herkimer County Family Support Specialist, is a twin expecting her own twins this September and loves to raise cows and pigs with her husband.  

Melissa (Missy) Scanlon, Adult Health Homes Adult Care Coordinator, has three daughters and two grandchildren and is looking forward to her fifth Ride for Missing Children this year!

Karleigh Kashuba, Children's Health Homes Youth Care Coordinator, is also a twin, and loves outdoor adventures, especially with her four legged children, Finley and Lola. 

Jacqueline Barnes, Adult Health Homes Adult Care Coordinator, loves sports, wishes she could be in Disney all the time and is obsessed with burning candles!