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

Latrina Kelley, Operations Assistant, 816.471.2808

Malinda Kimmel, Development Director, 816.629.8935

Erin Melton, Fund Development Associate, 816.629.8942

Fiona Morris, Grants Associate, 816.629.8921

Randy Rodriguez, Finance Manager, 816.629.8894

Ajibola Adepoju Barbee, Director of Workforce Development, 816.629.8901

Halima Dusenge, Refugee Employment Specialist, 816.629.8905

Hilary Gallion, Employment Specialist, 816.616.2324

Aimee Hamerle, Refugee Employment Manager, 816.629.8891

David Holsclaw, Refugee Employment Specialist, 816.629.8912

Christina Johnson, Employment Specialist, 816.616.9815

Doreen Nakagiri, Regional Data Collection Specialist, 816.629.8936

Sabrina Scholz, Manager, Employment Services Program, 816.616.5018

Sabrina Simon, Manager, Career Skills and Connection Program, 816.895.2764

Sarah Tomas Morgan, Youth Mentor Coordinator, 816.629.8890

Angel Washington, Career Service Specialist at FEC, 816.237.8108

Catherine Anderson, Manager of Language and Cultural Services, 816.629.8908

Harsamit Bi, Refugee Case Manager, 816.629.8932

Naudy Solano-Daye, Immigration Services Manager, 816.629.8923

Faisal Haji, Refugee Case Manager, 816.629.8931

Muhammad Mpwati, Driver and Housing Assistant

Sara Pitia, Refugee Resettlement Team Leader, 816.629.8927

Jessica Rivera, Immigration Assistant, 816.629.8938

Maria Rodriguez, Interpreter Services Coordinator, 816.629.8933

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

Abeer Reimann, Refugee Family Strengthening Program Case Manager, 816.629.4885

Amy Ross, Global Gardens Coordinator, 816.471.8893

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, United Dairy Farmers Association

Sara Kincaid, Children’s Mercy

Members

Jessica Ann, Parson & Associates

Matt Dunn, University of Kansas

Holly Fielder, Burns & McDonnell

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

Isabel Kramer, KPMG, LLP

Kael Martin, Truman Medical Centers

Emily Riner, Western Governors University

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