Meet the team

Andrew Durham

Serving as the Comptroller, Andrew is the township's expert in finance and accounting. Andrew's duties include payroll, budgeting, and various other accounting activities. Andrew has been with the township since 2012, and he has a degree in Finance from Manchester University and soon to have an Masters of Business Administration from Western Governor's University.

Connie Longshore

Connie has been working for the township since 1991 with over 25+years of township experience .Connie is the investigator supervisor where she not only takes client cases but oversees the investigator department as a whole. 

Tracy Rogers

Serves as the Administrator of the Represenative Payee Program. Tracy helps our payess in managing their personal finances. Tracy duties include budgeting, making sure their basic necessites are met and various other duties. 

Tracy has been with the township since 1991 and been working in the payee program since 1995. She attended Indiana University Kokomo and Ivy Tech where she studied Secretarial Science and Finance. She was awarded  the Outstanding Public Service Award that was presented by the Social Security Office.

Darla Pugh

Darla Pugh is in charge of the workfare department and the front office.Darla was an employee of the township back in the 80's and returned in 2009 .With vast experience in both areas she is able to create good working relationships with local community partners by providing able bodied volunteers.

Gary Guest

 Gary is responsbible for security and maintaining all building and grounds of the township. Employed by the township in 1999 after retiring from successful law enforcement career with the Kokomo Police Department after 26 years of service. Criminal Justice Degree from Indiana University.


Patricia Goff

Patty is one of the townships senior caseworkers, with over 25+ years of expeirnce in township assistance.Patty is one of the people who will help guide you through the process of applying for township assistance. Patty is graduate of Indiana University- Kokomo with a degree in Social Work.  Patty is also involved with Contimium of Care group 

Alisha Davenport

Alisha has been an investigator for the township since the spring of 2014. Alisha is one of our three investigators that will help guide you through the township assistance application process. Alisha is a 2010 Graduate of Ancilla College with an Associates Degree in Health Science. Alisha is currently the president of Project Access of Howard County, a local non- profit group. 

Paul Dorrise

Paul has been with the township since the spring of 2014. As the front desk clerk and helping with the buildings in grounds.You can find Paul help clients at the front desk or out maintaining  or beautiful campus and cemetery .Paul is a graduate of  Indiana University Kokomo with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education

Susan Zinkan

Susan has been with the township since 2013 as an intake clerk but now is assisting with the Representative Payee Program. Prior to Joining the township she worked for the Welfare Department from 1976-2005 after that she worked for United Way's 211. She is currently involved with a group that coordinates local food pantries as well.

Derek Tuggle

Derek  has been the housing inspector for the township since 2001. Derek has experience in inspections and code, and is an District Chief  for the Kokomo Fire Department , where he also specializes in inspections. 

Robyn Weaver

Robyn is a clerk for the township and has been part of the team since the fall of 2016. If you come into the office or even call our office it's most likely Robyn will be the first person you speak with. Robyn is great at helping clients with issues and getting them to people or places they need to be.  Robyn is currently working on a degree in Exercise Science .