Nadia Berger, LCSW
Executive Director
Nadia grew up in Champaign, IL. She received her Bachelors of Social Work from Olivet Nazarene University and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Illinois. Over the last ten years Nadia has been blessed to serve in a variety of roles within the social service field. She has also provided mental health training to law enforcement agencies and school districts as well as presenting guest lectures at the University of Illinois School of Social Work. Speaking at women’s retreats and outreach events is another area in which Nadia has had the honor of serving the Lord.
Lindsay Brooks, LPC
Licensed Prof. Counselor
Lindsay was born and raised in the Midwest, primarily Indiana.  She received her BA in Communication from Purdue University and then went on to receive her MA in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University.  Lindsay has a passion for helping individuals overcome traumatic experiences and  a deep desire to see families thrive. In her free time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with family and friends, making the perfect cup of coffee, and soaking in the sunshine.
Sharnell Knapp
Director of Family Care
Sharnell was raised in Fairbury, Illinois and graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She enjoys running outdoors, trying new recipes, and spending time with family and friends. Her passion for empowering vulnerable families and advocating for children makes working for ICM an incredible opportunity.
Amanda Cooper, LCSW
Director of Adoption Ministry
Amanda was born and raised in Jacksonville, Illinois. She obtained her B.A. in Spanish from Harding University and her Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She is the second of three children and remains very close to her family. Amanda’s hobbies include traveling, reading, and serving on mission trips to Honduras.
Dayna McConkey
Adoption Specialist
Dayna grew up in Loda, IL and graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. Dayna was a youth group leader in her church for 10 years, and has also enjoyed serving in missionary work in the Philippines, Ghana, and in Mexico. Dayna and her husband welcomed their first child  into the world December 2018. Some of Dayna’s favorite things include camping, traveling, and the great outdoors.
Katie Dye
Family Care Specialist
Katie was born and raised in the Northwest suburbs and moved to Champaign-Urbana after receiving her degree in Secondary English Education from DePaul University. She currently lives in Champaign with her husband and daughter. In her free time, Katie enjoys baking, craft projects, playing games, watching movies, and trying to keep up with her daughter.  After teaching in Urbana for 3 years, Katie developed a passion for loving and serving families in the CU community, and she’s excited to be in a role that allows her to serve families full-time at Illini Christian Ministries.