About Our Staff

Open Arms currently has  co-interim directors: Mrs. Helen Kasemeyer and Mrs. Rebecca Stewart.  We are in the process of interviewing qualified candidates for the Director position.  The center is a ministry of Our Savior Lutheran Church and leadership is provided by Rev. Peter DeMik, Senior Pastor.

In addition, Open Arms employs 18 full-time, senior staff members (teachers) and four full-time assistants. Part-time staff include three senior staff member and three assistants.

The office is staffed by our full-time Director, Assistant Director, and administrative assistant as well as a part-time bookkeeper. All staff have completed background checks and have been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Child Care for their positions.