Forest Home Cemetery Staff

Bob Carlsen, III - Building and Grounds Superintendent

Bob Carlsen, III - Building and Grounds Superintendent - Bob joined the Forest Home staff in 2014 with an extensive background in construction and building maintenance. He provides leadership to full time and seasonal  staff to insure the maintenance of the buildings and grounds. 

William Garen Morris - Memorial/Sales Counselor

William Garen Morris - Memorial/Sales Counselor - Garen joined the Forest Home staff in 2015 with over 20 years experience in the death care industry. He is one of two counselors who are here to support and assist families who have lost a loved one, or are looking to pre-plan for their own future burial.

Cathy Poff - Finance Administrator/Customer Service/Sales Support

Cathy Poff - Finance Administrator/Customer Service/Sales Support - Cathy began working for Forest Home in 2017. She came to Forest Home with 39 years of banking experience. She handles all the day to day financial activies of the cemetery as well as product ordering. Assists with calls from Funeral Homes.

Kevin Rutherford - Memorial/Sales Manager

Kevin Rutherford - Memorial/Sales Manager - Kevin joined the Forest Home staff in 2015 with over 15 years experience in the death care industry. He provides leadership to the full time Sales/Sales Support Team and assists families who have lost a loved one, or are looking to pre-plan for their own future burial.

Jenny Soto - Customer Service/Sales Support

Jenny Soto - Customer Service/Sales Support - Jenny joined the Forest Home staff in 2015. She takes calls from the Funeral Homes to set up burial services at the cemetery and also processes all the paperwork for cremation drop offs. She handles data entry of contracts, services, and lot card accuracy. Jenny is also our bi-lingual specialist.

Jan Van Rens - Executive Director

Jan Van Rens - Executive Director - Jan took over as Executive Director in 2014, the year that Forest Home became a stand alone Not-For-Profit Corporation. Her extensive background in not-for-profit organizations and the death care industry made her a perfect fit for this new organization.