Administration Team:

Michelle Herman, President and CEO

Laura McLean, Receptionist

Development Team:

Sara Lissauer, Director of Resource Development

Lindsay Garcia Thompson, Grants and Finance Manager

Shannon Moriarty, Development Manager

Colleen Bryan, Development Assistant

Child Assessment Team:

Cindy Riddell, LMSW Child Assessment Program Director

Shannon Bisel, LBSW Interview Specialist

Amelia Caswell, Intake Coordinator

Erin Miller Weiss, LMSW, Interview Specialist

Cheryl Smith, LBSW, Interview Specialist

Jenny Stroup, LMSW,  Family Advocate

Kelly Ware, LBSW,  Family Advocate

Education Team:

Bev Turner, Education Program Director

Sara Boatright, Child Abuse Prevention Educator

Esther Guzan Escalera, Bi-lingual Child Abuse Prevention Educator

Therapy Team:

Amanda Adkinson,LSCSW  Mental Health Therapist, PACES

Kristine Harrel,LCP  Mental Health Therapist, PACES

Morgan Greenough, LCP, Mental Health Therapist, PACES

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Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

Michelle Herman, Board President
President and CEO, Sunflower House

Frank Koranda, Board Chair

Edgar Palacios, Vice-Chair
Senior Director, Resource Development & Community Engagement (KC), Connections to Success

Larry Backs, Secretary
Senior Project Manager, Lexmark Enterprise Software

J.J. Winston, Treasurer


Board Members:

Dr. Tanya Burrell
Child Abuse Pediatrician, Children’s Mercy Hospital

Mark Dupree
District Attorney, Wyandotte County

Sheri Garner
Elementary Counselor, Turner Public Schools

Stephen Howe
District Attorney, Johnson County,

Jennifer Johnson
Attorney, Hinkle Law Firm

Jeanene Kiesling
Director PR and Media Relations/Development Director Officers Memorial Foundation, Kansas City Fraternal Order of Police

Curtis Nicholson
Police Major, Criminal Investigation Division, Kansas City Kansas Police Department

Keegan Odle
Project Director, Burns & McDonnell,

Thomas Sanford
Equity Trader, Tradebot Systems

Karla Schulte
Procurement Manager, Johnson County Community College

Vandra Solomon
Community Volunteer, Retired Educator

Barry Sutherland
Sales, McCarthy Building Companies,

Cheri Woodsmall
CEO, Woodsmall Marketing Group,



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