Staff & Board

Administration

Macala Carter

Executive Director

Stephanie Kruse

Director of Finance

Belinda Acosta

Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Shanon Meyer

Director of Education

Michaela Weverka

Director of Talent Marketplace

Alex Bedore

Operations Manager

Marjan Moshiri

Distribution Manager

Andra Bartels

Opening Doors Manager

Staff

Sabrina Smith

Executive Administrator Assistant

Sara Kemp

Grant Specialist

Daniel Hernandez

Opening Doors Facilitator, CORE

Scott Zierenberg

Opening Doors Facilitator, Forklift Instructor

Hala Taha

Distribution Specialist

Jamal Al Dakhi

Distribution Specialist

Erin Makinson

Career Engagement Specialist

DeeDee Yawn

Career Engagement Specialist

Katie Bruggeman

Career Engagement Specialist

Joy Bradford

Career Engagement Specialist

Kathy Najjar

Program Coordinator, REAP

Drea VanDerslice

Engagement Specialist

Khadeiga Kitier

Engagement Specialist

Mark Graft

Facilities Specialist

Robert Ross

Facilities Specialist

Kaitlin Callahan

Marketing & Design Specialist

Dominique Channita

Technology Specialist

Joanne Harse

Donor Relations Coordinator

Board

John Hendricks

Chair (2025)

Jason Steele

Vice Chair (2026)

Mary LaGrange

Treasurer (2025)

Brian Schwanebeck

Secretary (2025)

Tarvis Banks

Board Member (2025)

Jon Braaten

Board Member (2025)

Karin Lyle

Board Member (2025)

Hannah Murray

Board Member (2025)

Dave Van Horn

Board Member (2025)

Lynda Wilhelm

Board Member (2025)

Ashley Abramson

Board Member (2026)

Holly Burns

Board Member (2026)

Meghan Sonderegger

Board Member (2026)

Ron Sun Bear

Board Member (2026)

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What’s Your Story?

For 20 years, the Center for People has been touched by many in our community. In 2024, we are actively reaching out to gather those stories.
What’s your connection to the Center for People?
When did you have your first experience with us? Where are you now? We want to know!
As we collect these stories, we look forward to sharing them with our larger community, celebrating successes, taking stock of our past, and moving toward our bright tomorrow.

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