Dr. Sarah Knefelkamp DDS; CDC Dentist
Dr. Sarah Knefelkamp grew up in Monroeville, IN, a small town southeast of Fort Wayne. She developed a love for dentistry during a high school internship with her hometown dentist. Following high school, she attended Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis where she graduated with a Biology degree in 2014. She went on to achieve her dental degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. During her years at dental school, Dr. Knefelkamp developed a passion for both public health dentistry and working with kids.
When she is not doing dentistry, Dr. Knefelkamp enjoys camping, hiking, reading, and spending weekends at the lake.
Dr. Knefelkamp is thrilled to be joining the wonderful team at The Community Dental Clinic and is excited to serve the patients of the community.
Angie Jenkot; Operations Director
Angie Jenkot comes from 26 years of working in long-term care. She began her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and eventually moved up to management. Her experience ranges from day-to-day patient care, supply ordering, staff scheduling, and management of the business office. Angie transitioned from long-term care to dentistry when she accepted the position at The Community Dental Clinic in November 2013. She enjoys the challenges and is responsible for the daily operations of The Community Dental Clinic.
Angie graduated from Glen Oaks Community College in 2002. She resides in Howe, Indiana with her husband. They have four children and fourteen grandchildren. Angie enjoys biking, working in the garden, and spending time with her family.
Jared Beasley, Executive Director
Jared returned to the CHC in September 2019, he previously served as the Executive Director from 2013-2016 and as a member of the Board of Directors. Jared began his career in healthcare as an Emergency Room Nurse. Since then he has served in many leadership roles in healthcare, most recently he was the Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Parkview LaGrange Hospital in LaGrange Indiana. Jared has also served as adjunct faculty in the Nursing program at Goshen College, teaching leadership to senior nursing students. Jared earned undergraduate degrees in Nursing from Goshen College, and in Economics and Business Administration from Manchester College. In 2011 he completed a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Jared lives in Middlebury, Indiana with his wife Karla and their three children Evan, Kora and Graysen.
- Kristin Kraft – Hygienist
- Cheri Baker – Hygienist
- Jill Hinsey – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
- Amanda Miller – Dental Assistant
- Michelle Dininny – Hygienist
- Christi Anderson – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
- Stephanie Garcia – Receptionist
- Marilyn Nisley – Receptionist
- Karla Lopez – Dental Assistant
- Dr. John Rufatto – Dentist