Hilary Cohen Singer, Executive Director, 816.629.8934

Tara Burkhart, Assistant Executive Director, 816.629.8911

Vernetta Adair, Operations Manager, 816.629.8895

Nancy Gulotta, Accounting Assistant, 816.629.8909

Malinda Kimmel, Development Director, 816.629.8935

Joe Lemna, Communications VISTA, 816.629.8943

Fiona Morris, Grants Associate, 816.629.8921

Martin Okpareke, Community Outreach and Refugee Family Strengthening Program Manager, 816.629.8902

Randy Rodriguez, Finance Manager, 816.629.8894

Arya Shekarandaz, Operations Assistant

Ajibola Adepoju-Barbee, Director of Workforce Development, 816.629.8901

Halima Dusenge, Refugee Employment Specialist, 816.629.8905

Hilary Gallion, Employment Specialist, 816.629.8914

Aimee Hamerle, Refugee Employment Manager, 816.629.8991

Angela Henrich, End Dependence Kansas Employment Specialist, 816.471.8970

David Holsclaw, Refugee Employment Specialist, 816.471.1129

Christina Johnson, Employment Specialist, 816.629.8913

Latrina Kelley, Disability Navigator, 816.471.2330

Doreen Nakagiri, Regional Data Collection Specialist, 816.629.8936

Sabrina Scholz, Manager, Employment Services Program, 816.616.5018

Dana Schwartz, Career Skills and Connections, Career Coach, 913.981.8814

Sabrina Simon, Manager, End Dependence Kansas Program, 816.895.2764

Sarah Tomas Morgan, Youth Mentor Coordinator, 816.629.8890

Angel Washington, Employment Specialist

Daniel Woodhams, Employment Specialist, 816.629.8906

Catherine Anderson, Manager of Language and Cultural Services, 816.629.8908

Harsamit Bi, Refugee Case Manager, 816.629.8932

Faisal Haji, Refugee Case Manager, 816.629.8931

Muhammad Mpwati, Driver and Housing Assistant

Sara Pitia, Refugee Resettlement Team Leader, 816.629.8927

Abeer Reimann, Refugee Family Strengthening Program Case Manager, 816.629.4885

Jessica Rivera, Immigration Assistant, 816.629.8938

Maria Rodriguez, Interpreter Services Coordinator, 816.629.8933

Naudy Solano, Immigration Services Manager, 816.629.8923

Dany Stephen, Case Specialist, 816.376.0898

Emily Thorpe, Refugee Orientation and Education Specialist, 816.629.8939

Wakari Guillen Villarreal, Immigration Specialist, 816.629.8896

Denis Zijadic, Manager of Resettlement Services, 816.629.8926

Sarah Cirese-Payton, Social Work Manager, 816.629.8937

Yelena Akhmedova, CHOICE Neighborhoods Case Manager, 816.490.0774

Elisabeth Birchler, Social Worker, 816.629.8930

Lauren Bishop, Youth Therapist/Social Worker, 816.629.8940

Melissa DeVault, Refugee Adult Therapist, 816.629.8903

Meaghan Fanning, Manager, Youth Program, 816.629.8917

Erin Klehm, Case Manager, 816.629.8941

Morgan Merrell, Youth Therapist/Social Worker, 816.629.8918

Lina Oleik, Medicaid Navigator, 816.629.8898

Taylor Vanwinkle, Global Gardens VISTA, 816.471.2808

Johanna Wolz, Refugee Medical Coordinator, 816.629.8925

Afsaneh Zaeri, Social Worker, 816.629.8951

Board of Trustees 2020

President

James Ellis, Healthcare Realty Development, LLC

Vice Presidents

Martha Baird, University of Kansas School of Nursing

Alex Edelman, Edelman, Liesen & Myers

Secretary

Allyson Hile, Kansas City Public Schools

Treasurer

Bob Galamba, Colliers International

Members

Andrea Baran, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Jay Benjamin, Utility One Source

Valerie Bordy, CenturyLink

Cal Cohen*, Real Estate Investment

Danielle Giarla, VanTrust Real Estate

Rev. Dr. Robert Lee Hill, Community Christian Church (Emeritus)

Bill Intrater*, Strategic Alliances, Adknowledge

Tracy Mandel McHugh*, HR Professional

Sam Nemeh, Community Volunteer

Joel Pelofsky*, Berman, DeLeve, Kuchan & Chapman L.C.

Brady Poskin, Prier Products, Inc.

Michael Shopmaker*, Vayen Marketing Group

Shari Stimetz, Community Volunteer

Don Wise*, Park University

Phillip Zeeck, Polsinelli

* Past President

Young Professionals Board 2019

Co-Presidents

Kelvin Igumbor, Truman Medical Centers

Sara Kincaid, Children’s Mercy

Members

Jessica Ann, Parson & Associates

Matt Dunn, University of Kansas

Holly Fielder, Burns & McDonnell

JJ Hjalmarson, The Gerson Company

Jackie Howell, Teach for America Corps Member, Kansas City Public School District

Kaitlin Knapp, GEAR UP

Isabel Kramer, KPMG, LLP

Kael Martin, Truman Medical Centers

Emily Riner, Western Governors University

Christopher Yeboah, University of Kansas

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