Our world, Only better

A mission 70 years in the making.

We strengthen the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce.

Our Dream Team

Board of Directors

board of directors
board of directors
board of directors

Don Munce
Chair
Retired, National Research Center for College & University Admissions
Lee’s Summit, MO

Kathy Snead
Vice Chair
Education Consultant
Fairfax, VA

Tamara Strickland
Treasurer
Senior Associate, KPMG LLC
Kansas City, MO

Debbie Espinosa, CNP
Secretary
President & CEO, FIND Food Bank
Palm Springs, CA

Amber Allred Slavin, J.D.
Board Member
Independent Contractor
Phoenix, AZ

Robert Ashcraft, Ph.D.
Board Member
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ

Alanna Beare
Board Member
SaaS Marketing Program Manager, IBM
Olathe, KS

David Byrd, CNP
Board Member
Retired, YMCA of the USA
Pawleys Island, SC

Wendy Bolyard
Board Member
Clinical Assistant Professor, Campus Director; University of Colorado Denver
Denver

Errol Copilevitz, Esq.
Board Member
Attorney, Senior Partner and Founder, Copilevitz, Lam & Raney, LLC
Kansas City, MO

Julianne Gassman, CNP, Ph.D.
Board Member
Campus Director, University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls , IA

Grant Gooding
Board Member
Founder & CEO, Proof Positioning
Overland Park

Joseph R. King, CNP
Board Member
Chairman and CEO, The Narrangansett Group, Inc.
Grapevine, TX

Bob Kendrick
Board Member
President, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Kansas City, MO

David LeFebvre, CNP, CFRE
Board Member
Supplier Diversity Business Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA

James Pendleton
Board Member
Retired
Leawood, KS

Richard Rossi
Board Member
DaVinci Education, Inc.
Washington, DC

Lee Sherman
Board Member
Retired, National Human Services Assembly
Baltimore, MD

Jimmie Stark
Board Member
Retired
Leawood, KS

Jennifer Wade-Berg
Board Member
Associate Professor and Campus Executive Director of NLA, Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA