Jessica Borries

Burns & McDonnell


Dan Carroll – Chair

Rocket Fuel Partners


Wilma Collado – Secretary

Enlighten Operational Excellence


Deb Eveans

Meritage Portfolio Management


Carol Gilstrap – Treasurer

U. S. Bank

Gary Hailes
Union Broadcasting


Ann Harbin

Chemical Data Resources, LLC


Jim Hoyt
Bottom Line Consultants, LLC


Jackie Hunter – Program Graduate

Sew In Piece Alterations and Upholstery


Kris Kappel

Husch Blackwell


Bob Kroeker

Robert D. Kroeker, Lawyer

Dave Lally

Ascend Learning


PJ Longman
Saint Luke's Health System


Teresa Shriver

Enterprise Holdings


Rita Tiehen – Immediate Past Chair

Tiehen Realty, Inc.


Tina Ussery-Franklin – Vice Chair

American Century Investments


Precious Stargell Cushman took on the role of CEO/Executive Director at Community LINC on Oct. 1st 2016. Precious oversees all areas of the organization including programs, daily operations, fundraising development efforts, all budgeting and financial affairs in addition to branding and marketing initiatives.

You can reach me at:

816.595.5554 or

Teresa McClain has been with Community LINC since 1996, and is now the Director of Fund Development. She manages the fundraising and communication operations of the organization. Through great partnerships and hard work, Teresa has been instrumental in Community LINC development.

Reach me at 816.595.5553 or

Jeannine Short serves as Director of Programs. Her responsibilities include managing program staff, ensuring that programs are relevant and efficient, and staying abreast of current trends in service delivery models. Her most significant accomplishments have been the implementation of two new program models that will ultimately increase Community LINC's capacity to serve more families.

Reach me at:  816.595.5550 or


Daniel Barber - Community Engagement Officer


Kulea Evans - Direct Services Supervisor


Holly Gardner - Intake and Resident Specialist


Maryam Gilmore - Development Officer


Alicia Horton - Coordinated Entry Liaison


Leah Jennejahn - Children's Program Coordinator






Leah Lampkins - Administrative Assistant


Victoria Stracke - Strategy & Insights Manager


Andrea Sexton - Housing Coordinator


Constance Taylor - Employment Services Manager


Tylynn Washington - Immediate/ Scattered Site  Case Manager



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All Rights Reserved.

Phone:  816.531.3727           Fax: 816.531.4416

4012-14 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110
P.O. Box 32697, Kansas City, MO 64171

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