The Amethyst Place Board consists of individuals from agencies at the front line, as well as community volunteers who recognize and understand the problems recovering women with children have in securing affordable, safe housing in a drug-free environment. The Board meets on the third Thursday of the month, 4:30 to 5:30 at Amethyst Place. Current Board members are listed below:

  • Elizabeth Glynn, Board Chair, Travois
  • Dawn Harp, Board Vice-Chair, Hallmark
  • Lori Glenski, Secretary, ReDiscover
  • Brooke Runnion, Treasurer, Lockton Companies
  • Brooke Barrier, Children International
  • Shawna Drake, Heartland Center Behavioral Change
  • Jeff Ganaden, US Bank
  • Janie Gaunce, Grapevine Designs
  • Jaimie Gray, Weave Gotcha Covered/Alumni
  • Janet Hargarten, Mary Kay Beauty Consultant
  • Anthony Johnson, CLARCOR Industrial Air (Division of Parker Hannifin)
  • Jorge Santizo, Louis Dreyfus Company
  • Liz Tobin, Attorney with Ogletree Deak
  • Preston Washington, Community Volunteer

Referring Agencies/Program Council

  • Shawna Drake, Heartland Center for Behavioral Change
  • Lori Glenski, ReDiscover
  • Sam Griggs, Comprehensive Mental Health Services
  • Jennifer Jackson, Missouri Children’s Division
  • Jessica Karriman, Operation Breakthrough
  • Oneta Templeton, Children’s Mercy Hospital TIES
  • Brittani Williams, Family Drug Court

Special Advisors

  • Penny Clodfelter
  • Alan Dubois
  • Alice Ellison
  • Alice Kitchen
  • David Ross
  • Irene Caudillo
  • Sister Berta Sailer
  • Sister Corita Bussanmas
  • Sister Jeanne Christensen
  • Steve O’Neill