Beth Golik: Ministry Coordinator
Beth maintains the day-to-day operations of Key Ministry and supports the other staff members and the Board of Directors. She hosts a monthly Disability Ministry Video Roundtable for ministry leaders and is one of Key's church consultants.
In addition to her role with Key, Beth serves as the special needs ministry director at Bay Presbyterian Church in suburban Cleveland. She has a passion for connecting people to resources through networking, relationship building, and social media. Beth and her husband, Rich, are the parents of three teenage boys.
Barb Dittrich: Director of Education
The mother of three children, all of whom have a variety of chronic illnesses or special needs, Barbara Dittrich founded Snappin' Ministries (Special Needs Parents Network) in 2002 prior to its merge with Key Ministry in 2018. Snappin' was one of three finalists for WORLD MAGAZINE’S HopeAward for Effective Compassion in October of 2009, in conjunction with the American Bible Society. With a unique vision for serving parents of children with chronic illness, disability, or special needs, she led her team in developing an innovative parent mentor curriculum. She lives with her husband of over 25 years in Southeastern Wisconsin, writes and speaks nationwide, and has contributed to a number of blogs since 2002. Barb also opines on her personal blog http://www.barbdittrich.com/.
Dr. Steve Grcevich: President
Dr. Stephen Grcevich (MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University) serves as the founder and President of Key Ministry. He is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who combines over 25 years of knowledge gained through clinical practice and teaching with extensive research experience evaluating medications prescribed to children and teens for ADHD, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Grcevich has been a presenter at over 35 national and international medical conferences and is a past recipient of the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
In his role as President of Key Ministry, Steve serves the primary vision caster and spokesperson for Key and plays an important role in Key’s efforts to develop collaborations with church leaders, professionals and organizations both within and outside the disability ministry movement. He is responsible for strategy and oversees the implementation of Key’s ministry plan. He regularly blogs at Church4EveryChild and frequently speaks at national and international ministry conferences on mental health and spiritual development. His first book, Mental Health and the Church, is being published by Zondervan in February 2018.
Steve and his wife Denise live in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. They have two daughters - Leah is married, lives in Alabama and is in the process of applying to medical school, and Mira attends Belmont University and is majoring in psychology. Steve’s work serves as a distraction from the abysmal performance of Cleveland’s professional sports teams.
Sandra Peoples: Social Community and Family Support Manager
In her position with Key Ministry, Sandra is responsible for assembling much of the content we offer to families, coordinating our online communities and small groups and connecting families of kids with disabilities with welcoming churches near where they live.
Prior to joining Key, Sandra served as editor of Not Alone, a collaborative website featuring authors who are raising children with special needs in the Christian faith. Her family resides outside of Houston, Texas where her husband (Lee) is planting a new church. They have two sons, one with autism.
Sandra has a degree in English from Hardin-Simmons University and a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. A year after her son’s autism diagnosis, Sandra wrote a book about their experiences - Speechless: Finding God's Grace in My Son's Autism. Together, Lee and Sandra wrote Held: Learning to Live in God's Grip: A Bible study for special-needs parents.