Board

Board of Directors

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 second Wednesday of the month, 5:30 at Travois, 310 W. 19th Terrace. Current Board members are listed below:

  • Elizabeth Glynn, Board Chair, Travois
  • Dawn Harp, Board Vice-Chair, Hallmark
  • Preston Washington, Secretary, Community Volunteer
  • Brooke Runnion, Treasurer, Lockton Companies
  • Shawna Drake, Heartland Center Behavioral Change
  • Jeff Ganaden, US Bank
  • Lori Glenski, ReDiscover
  • Jaimie Gray, Weave Gotcha Covered/Alumni
  • Janet Hargarten, Mary Kay Beauty Consultant
  • Anthony Johnson, CLARCOR Industrial Air (Division of Parker Hannifin)
  • Judge Jalilah Otto, 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County
  • Becky Pellham, Heartland Center for Behavioral Change/Alumni
  • Jorge Santizo, Louis Dreyfus Company
  • Liz Tobin, Attorney with Ogletree Deak

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