Our Team

Burl has been with ForeverDads for over 15 years.

He started as a volunteer with Muskingum County Fatherhood Coalition, published the Fatherhood Resource Guide, and became the Interim Director. In June of 2006, ForeverDads incorporated with Burl as the Executive Director.

Today, you can find Burl mentoring fathers, coordinating events, planning for the future, and enjoying his grandchildren.

Burl Lemon

Executive Director

Burl Lemon

Executive Director

Burl has been with ForeverDads for over 15 years.

He started as a volunteer with Muskingum County Fatherhood Coalition, published the Fatherhood Resource Guide, and became the Interim Director. In June of 2006, ForeverDads incorporated with Burl as the Executive Director.

Today, you can find Burl mentoring fathers, coordinating events, planning for the future, and enjoying his grandchildren.

Erika McDaniel

Director of Programs & Services

Erika joined the staff at ForeverDads as the Field Services Coordinator in August of 2020. Previously, Erika managed the resource center and served as case manager for the Ohio National Guard. She continues to volunteer with the National Guard Family Readiness Group. She and her husband, Josh, of 16 years are the parents of two young boys. In January, Erika moved into the position of Director of Programs and Services.

“Knowing that fathers value the outcome, recognize a goal, and achieve that goal which benefits them and their families makes serving them an honor.”

Erika McDaniel

Director of Programs & Services

Erika joined the staff at ForeverDads as the Field Services Coordinator in August of 2020. Previously, Erika managed the resource center and served as case manager for the Ohio National Guard. She continues to volunteer with the National Guard Family Readiness Group. She and her husband, Josh, of 16 years are the parents of two young boys. In January, Erika moved into the position of Director of Programs and Services.

“Knowing that fathers value the outcome, recognize a goal, and achieve that goal which benefits them and their families makes serving them an honor.”

Beth came to ForeverDads in September, 2018. She and her pastor husband (Bill Blair) have long been acquainted with the work of ForeverDads and have appreciated the impact they have had on this community. Beth feels honored to serve behind the scenes, helping to keep things running efficiently in the office of ForeverDads.

She is the mother of three daughters and one son, and the happy grandmother of one granddaughter and six grandsons. She has been blessed to serve alongside her husband at the Zanesville BIble Methodist Church for the past 24 years.

Beth Blair

Office Manager & Fiscal Agent

Beth Blair

Office Manager & Fiscal Agent

Beth came to ForeverDads in September, 2018. She and her pastor husband (Bill Blair) have long been acquainted with the work of ForeverDads and have appreciated the impact they have had on this community. Beth feels honored to serve behind the scenes, helping to keep things running efficiently in the office of ForeverDads.

She is the mother of three daughters and one son, and the happy grandmother of one granddaughter and six grandsons. She has been blessed to serve alongside her husband at the Zanesville BIble Methodist Church for the past 24 years.

Janet Long

Client Services Navigator

Janet has been with ForeverDads for almost three years. She started as a volunteer coordinator, moved into office manager, and has found her calling as Client Services Navigator specializing in CPS & child support. Janet is also the Director of MidEast Rescue and Restore Coalition, a volunteer organization that fights against human trafficking. She has two sons of her own & is expecting her first grandchild this Spring!

“I love helping our clients become better fathers and make a difference in their children’s lives. It is a pleasure being able to help create that change.”

Janet Long

Client Services Navigator

Janet has been with ForeverDads for almost three years. She started as a volunteer coordinator, moved into office manager, and has found her calling as Client Services Navigator specializing in CPS & child support. Janet is also the Director of MidEast Rescue and Restore Coalition, a volunteer organization that fights against human trafficking. She has two sons of her own & is expecting her first grandchild this Spring!

“I love helping our clients become better fathers and make a difference in their children’s lives. It is a pleasure being able to help create that change.”