Staff Directory

Join the Healthy Homes Team! Job Openings.

Healthy Homes has a number of job openings. We will be hiring an Administrative Assistant to begin work July 1 or sooner. We are also taking resumes for a Public Relations position and a Community Organizing position, with projected start dates in July.  All positions are full time.


Executive Director

Paul Haan

(616) 241-3300 x301

Paul received his BA from Calvin College in 1987, majoring in Communications and Philosophy. He also has a post-baccalaureate degree in Secondary Education, English minor. Before working in the healthy homes field, Paul was a community organizer in Grand Rapids.  Afterwards, he took a six month sabbatical and walked from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail, and now he relieves his stress in the summer months by tending a 1,000 square foot veggie garden and fly fishing.  Paul was appointed to the State of Michigan's Child Lead Poisoning Elimination Board by Governor Snyder in June 2016 and has been recognized for his work with Healthy Homes through the following honors: Christine Nelson Professional Service to Children Award, Family Futures (2013), Special Tribute, Rep. Schmidt and Governor Granholm, State of Michigan (2011), Communicator of the Year, Interchange (2005), and the Governor’s Hometown Health Hero, Michigan Department of Community Health (2004).

Healthy Housing Program Manager

Jennifer Spiller

(616) 241-3300 x303

Jennifer was born in Detroit and raised in Grand Rapids. She graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2011, where she studied Pre-Medical Sciences and Women and Gender Studies. She loves to talk about her study abroad experiences in China, where she was able to climb a rustic, 600-year old section of the Great Wall. She enjoys reading, playing tennis, fishing for bass, and riding her bike with the She Rides Her Own Way campaign.

Healthy Housing Specialist

Hannah Gilliam

(616) 241-3300 x304

Hannah is a Grand Rapids native and previous local business owner of 4 years. She has facilitated, arranged and provided professional assistance at Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids Upward Bound and her personal business Wing Kingz Incorporated. Hannah received her Associates degree in general arts and is actively pursuing her Bachelors of psychology and public administration for non-profits. Hannah has a strong sense of devotion towards the safety and genuine care of others. As a wife and a mother of four children, she takes pride in the ethical nature of providing and nurturing environments in which others may thrive. Hannah also enjoys expressing herself through song, art, and dance!

Outreach Coordinator

Candace Chivis

(616) 241-3300 x306

Candace is the Get the Lead Out! Outreach Coordinator at Healthy Homes. Candace received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and will receive her Master of Arts from Western Michigan University in April of 2017. Candace is a single mother to one son, Amiel. In her free time she loves creating new ice cream flavors, writing historical fiction and nonfiction opinion pieces, and speed reading new books. Candace considers herself a lifelong NOLAphile.

Administrative Assistant

Audrey McIntosh

(616) 241-3300 x305

Audrey graduated from Calvin College in 2015 where she studied Kinesiology, Public Health, and Dance. She began at Healthy Homes as the Program Development Intern for the Healthy Homes for Educational Success program. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and snuggling with her cat, Wallace.

Fire Safety Coordinator

Jose Jimenez

(616) 241-3300 x302

Jose is a nontraditional, Masters seeking student of Urban Planning. He's a lover of fishing and jibaro, or country folk, music. Jose is a wannabe gangster who is really nothing but a cream puff nerd.