Our Board & Staff

Kalamazoo County Ready 4s’ Staff

Kristyn Buhl-Lepisto

Executive Director

Therese Armstead

Assistant Director

Ali Schwartz

Director of Community Development

Erika Hamlet

Family & Community Liaison

Donna Neevel

Administrative Assistant

Kalamazoo County Ready 4s’ Board of Directors

President

Lynne Cowart

Community Volunteer

Vice President

Namita Sharma, JD

Attorney at Law, Brueggemann & Sharma, P.C.

Treasurer

Scott MacCallum

CPA, Senior Manager, Jansen Valk Thompson Reahm PC

Secretary

Tim Bartik, PhD

Senior Economist, W.E. Upjohn Institute

Member-at-Large

Regena Nelson, PhD

Professor & Chair, Teaching, Learning & Educational Studies, Western Michigan University

Board Member

Denise R. Crawford

President & CEO, Family Health Center

Board Member

Joanna Dales

Vice-President, Donor Relations, Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Board Member

Roberto Flachier, PhD

Community Volunteer

Board Member

Elizabeth Jackson-Spaner

Coordinator for Early Childhood, Kalamazoo Public Schools

Board Member

Dan Jaqua

Jaqua Realtors

Board Member

Wendy Maynard-Somers

Superintendent, Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools

Board Member

Mindy Miller

Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Programs & Services, Kalamazoo RESA

Board Member

Dallas Oberlee

Program Director, W.E. Upjohn Institute/Michigan Works!

Board Member

Consuelo Shank

Client and Community Relations Director, PNC Bank

Board Member

Sheri Welsh

President & CEO, Welsh & Associates, Inc.