Meet The Team

Our Staff

Diana Juergens

Diana Juergens

Executive Director

Diana is a passionate supporter of the vision and mission of Rick’s Place. An active duty military spouse of 29 years and mother of eight daughters, Diana served as the first executive director of RHF and now is creating RHF’s horse program. Three of her daughters are in the US Army or married to service members.  

Tammy Kummer

Tammy Kummer

Volunteer Manager & Operation Manager

Volunteer Manager & Operation Manager.  Tammy has diverse experience working in Europe as a Budget analyst assistant to fabricating and installing electrical harnesses for the navigation system in various helicopters for the military.  Tammy has 11 years of experience homeschooling her children.  She is a former Army kid, as her father served 27 years, so she has always had compassion for the military family.  She is continuing her education as she believes in lifetime learning.   Tammy has a heart to serve the military family that serves us every day.  She is married and has three children.

Kimberly Weimer

Kimberly Weimer

Financial Director, RHF Treasurer and Executive Committee Member

Krysten Patton

Krysten Patton

Community Development Director

Krysten’s life passion is advocating for and supporting Military Connected Families. She has a diverse career background with experiences in logistics, retail management, education and most recently worked in non-profit settings focused on child advocacy.  She is a US Air Force veteran, veteran spouse, and dog mom to Nuke, the cutest husky you’ll ever meet. Outside of work she dedicates herself to the serving the community by frequenting locally owned small businesses, sitting on various event planning committees, and volunteering with her Rotary Club.

ShaDonna McPhaul

ShaDonna McPhaul

Ninja Specialist

ShaDonna “Mo” McPhaul is our “Ninja Specialist” for our 2020 Ninja O-Course.  Mo is an retired Air Force Veteran. She’s originally from Fayetteville, NC and has a huge passion for veterans, marketing and media. She has one son, Charles and one adorable baby nephew, Adonis.