Meet Our Staff

Eppy Thern

Dr. Eppy Thern

Executive Director

As a single mom just out of college, Eppy discovered firsthand the challenges and needs of being a single mom and believes God has uniquely equipped her to help mentor the women of Shiloh.  When not helping build her new home in the country, she enjoys playing games, reading and visiting family.

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Cindy Tucker

Lucinda Tucker, LBSW

Case Manager

Lucinda has served as a Case Manager for Shiloh Place since March of 2013. She is a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker. Lucinda has worked in many settings over her career of more than 10 years with Family and Children Service’s and Healthcare. Lucinda’s focus is sincerely caring for and assisting those she serves.

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Ashleigh Fanning

Ashleigh Fanning

Development Coordinator

Ashleigh joined the Shiloh team at the beginning of 2017.  Her passion to help partner local businesses and individuals with Shiloh Place was the perfect fit. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a MBA, and resides in McKinney with her husband, and two sons.  During her free time Ashleigh enjoys time with her family and friends, cheering on the Red Raiders, and home improvement projects.


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Simri Davis

Program Assistant

Simri joined Shiloh Place in September 2018. She finds the work both challenging and rewarding as she walks alongside the staff, moms and their children. She enjoys serving those she works with and loves when she’s able to connect those in need with those in the community who can offer support.

“How wonderful it is that no one need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

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Sequoyah Washington

Volunteer Coordinator

As the newest member, Sequoyah Washington is acclimated to the Shiloh culture. With experience working with volunteers and managing an office of a department, she is accustomed to engaging with members of the community. Surrounded by single moms and their families her entire life, Sequoyah believes in Shiloh Place and the work being done to help the lives of the families who enter. In her free time she enjoys writing, reading, Spotify and Hulu.

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Hilary Lafferty

Hilary Lafferty


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Pat McClain

Pat McClain