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 next Board meeting will be Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:30 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
  • 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

Program Council

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

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