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Being There for Missouri’s CASA Network – Joining the Board of Directors of the Missouri CASA Association

In an unanimous decision, I officially joined the Board of Directors for the Missouri CASA Association. This position will be for a three-year commitment and will allow me to utilize my program, policy and grant-making skills to support and advance this important safety net for Missouri’s foster care kiddos. The Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocate Association […]

Joining the Board of Directors of DOORWAYS

Yesterday, I received incredible news from Opal Jones, President and CEO that the Board of Directors of DOORWAYS unanimously voted me in for a three-year term starting Sept. 2019 – 2022. Joining the Board provides me with an exciting opportunity to give back to the St. Louis region and to work toward a mission dear […]

Mental and Behavioral Health Grant Reviewer for Health Forward Foundation

Thrilled to receive an invitation from the Health Forward Foundation to become one of ten external grant reviewers for Foundation’s next round of mental and behavioral health funding for 2019-2020. This will be my first opportunity to be providing expert programmatic recommendations to the Health Forward Foundation for funding under this stream. Health Forward Foundation […]

Grant Reviewing for St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund’s 2020-22 Cycle

This year, the St. Louis County Children Service Fund (CSF) will be issuing a request for proposals for their 2020-2022 Core funding opportunity. A review panel of ten individuals, including myself, will review and provide expert recommendations to St. Louis County CSF for 2020-2022 funding. Already, St. Louis County CSF currently funds critical work that […]

Newly Elected Opioid Caucus Member for the National Partnership for Action

The opioid epidemic continues to claim the lives of so many of our loved ones. Having been personally impacted by this epidemic through the loss of my cousin, words cannot capture the impact it is having across systems and families. Having been elected to the newly formed Opioid Caucus for the National Partnership for Action, […]