Greg Uhland, LISW-S, Executive Director

Greg Uhland has served as ORCA House’ s Executive Director   since 2006. Mr. Uhland received his Bachelors Degree in Sociology with an   emphasis in Social Work from University of Akron, as well as a MSSA degree   from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Applied Social Sciences and   a Mental Health Executive Leadership certificate from Case Western Reserve   University’s Weatherhead School of Management.

Beginning his career as a social worker for the Cuyahoga   County Welfare Department, the Center for Human Services and the Salvation   Army, Harbor Light Complex, Mr. Uhland quickly advanced to the managerial   level when he assumed the position of Supervisor in the Department of Youth   Services. From that point on, Mr. Uhland continued his career path by   securing positions with ever increasing managerial and/or administrative   roles, culminating in his appointment as Chief Operating Officer at   Bridgeway, Inc., during his eight years at that institution. After leaving   Bridgeway, Mr. Uhland went on to lead the Katrina Project at Mental Health   Services, Inc. and then, just prior to coming to ORCA House, as a Clinical   Supervisor/Site Manager at Murtis Taylor Multi Service Center.

Lynette Clayton, Fiscal/Human resource Director

Lynette Clayton has spent a total of fifteen years at ORCA   House. She first arrived at ORCA House in 1996 to serve as the Administrative   Coordinator for two years and then again in 1999 to take up the Fiscal   Manager position that she had held ever since. During her short absence from   ORCA House, Ms. Clayton served as a Senior Payroll Administrator at   N.A.R.C.O.

Ms. Clayton received a Associate of Arts Business   Administration with a minor in Accounting in 1994. Between 1998 and 1999, Ms.   Clayton continued her business studies by enrolling in classes and seminars   at both John Carroll University and Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel   Center for Nonprofit Organizations.   Her educational pursuits   culminated in her earning a Bachelors Degree in Business and Human Resource   Management in 2007 from Notre Dame College of Ohio.

Jacquelin A. Fields, Clinical Director

After receiving a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education   from Ohio University in 1974, Ms. Fields continued her academic work in   Counseling and Learning Disabilities, Business Administration, and Counseling   and Early Childhood Education at institutions like Cleveland State   University, Baldwin Wallace College and John Carroll University. Ms. Fields   began her work in the field of alcohol and drug counseling at Glenbeigh   Hospital in Cleveland. With her advancement in the field, Ms. Fields then   worked as the Director of Clinical Services at Hitchcock Center for Women,   Inc. located in Cleveland. After obtaining her Master’s Degree in Management   of Nonprofit Organizations from Case Western Reserve University, Ms. Fields   moved to a Treatment Planning Specialist position at the ADASBCC Board. After   her tenure at the Board, Ms. Fields spent six years at Metro Health Medical   Center, and three years at Laurelwood Hospital as an IOP and SAMI counselor.   Ms. Fields joined the ORCA House staff in 2008 as the Clinical Director. She   also serves as the agency’s Quality Improvement agent and Grievance Officer.

Myrtle Abdul Latif, Residential Program Manager

With only one brief hiatus, Myrtle Abdul Latif has worked at   ORCA House for over twenty year. Over this time period, Ms. Abdul Latif has   served the agency as the Women’s Program Coordinator (1988 – 2008) and the   Director of Residential Services (2009 – 2012). After receiving her Associate   of Applied Science degree from Cuyahoga Community College with a   concentration in Community Mental Health Technology and becoming a Licensed   Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, Ms. Abdul Latif held   alcohol-counseling positions at agencies such as Exodus, Inc., Iwo San;   Community Guidance Inc., and Urban Ounce of Prevention. In 2008, Ms. Abdul   Latif served as the Women’s Service Director at the Northern Ohio Recovery   Association.   To date, Ms. Abdul Latif serves as the Director of   Residential Services.

ORCA House
1905 East 89th Street 
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 231-3772

 

 

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