Don Pitcher came to Hospice of Homer as the Hospice Service Coordinator in mid-March 2016. Don is a long time Homer resident and has a diverse educational and professional background. He is committed to providing compassionate care to the people Hospice services and making a positive difference in the community.
Darlene Hilderbrand has diverse experience spanning the nonprofit and business sectors with a focus on management and human resources. Prior to joining HOH, Darlene was the director of a number of non-profit organizations and spent over twelve years as a Human Resource professional and social worker. She came to HOH as a volunteer Bereavement Coordinator in 1998 and was later hired as the Hospice Service Coordinator. Darlene has been the Hospice Executive Director since 2002. She believes that knowing that we will die teaches us how to live fully and that it is a sacred gift to be present with people and their families as they make this journey.
Carol Dee came to Hospice of Homer as an office volunteer in the summer of 2012, and has been with Hospice since that time, completing the Hospice volunteer training that same year. A background in education and social sciences, as well as years of office administration experience, supports a long-time interest in the hospice movement and commitment to its goals and the service it renders to individuals and the community. A writer, poet and Montessori educator, Carol has lived in Homer since 2007 and loves the active cultural life and natural beauty of Homer.