Direct Services Coordinator
Vanita coordinates with faith-based organizations to enhance their prison ministry and become involved in reentry programs. She provides administrative and "boots on the ground" support to those seeking assistance, connecting returning citizens and families with local resources. Prior to her work with ARCH, she was also the administrator for the Central Ohio Citizen Circle for eight years, a reentry support group in affiliation with ODRC. She is retired from the State of Ohio where she worked for over two decades in their Small Business Development Center and launched a program teaching reentry and entrepreneurship classes for incarcerated Ohioans called R.E.S.E.T.