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Our Staff

They don’t just work here, they’re what makes SparkWheel work! Our staff is dedicated to igniting student success in every role they play.  

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Alena Cooper

Alena Cooper

Student Support Coordinator

Cuivre Park Elementary School - Troy, MO

Angela VanLeeuwen

Angela VanLeeuwen

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Chanute Elementary - Chanute, KS

Ashley Walker

Ashley Walker

Student Support Coordinator

George Washington Carver Academy Middle School - Waterloo, IA

Bobbie Jo Ray

Bobbie Jo Ray

Chief Financial Officer

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Caleb Jones

Caleb Jones

Student Support Coordinator

Pineville Elementary - Pineville, MO and White Rock Elementary - Jane, MO

Cheyenne Bradshaw, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Cheyenne Bradshaw, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Student Support Coordinator

Anadarko Middle School - Anadarko, OK

Christine Armstrong, Comanche Nation

Christine Armstrong, Comanche Nation

Program Director, Tribal Services

Anadarko High School - Andarko, OK

Crystal Cefarelli

Crystal Cefarelli

Student Support Coordinator

North Lawn Elementary, Heller Elementary, and Neodesha Middle/High School - Neodesha, KS

Dot Fernandez

Dot Fernandez

Accounting Specialist

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Ethan Spurling

Ethan Spurling

Sr. Director of Policy & Government Relations

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Janelle Martin

Janelle Martin

Associate Vice President for Development

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Jesse Lopez

Jesse Lopez

Student Support Coordinator

Argentine Middle School - Kansas City, KS

Kali Alexander

Kali Alexander

Student Support Coordinator

Anadarko Middle School - Anadarko, OK

Kayci Weimer

Kayci Weimer

Vice President of Program Operations

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Kira Foster

Kira Foster

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Lacee Merando

Lacee Merando

Community Partnerships Specialist (Pittsburg)

Pittsburg Community Middle School - Pittsburg, KS

Levi Brabec

Levi Brabec

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Maggie Hubbard

Maggie Hubbard

Student Support Coordinator

Chanute Royster Middle School - Chanute, KS

Megan Broyles

Megan Broyles

Student Support Coordinator

William Allen White Elementary - Emporia, KS

Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Student Support Coordinator

Highland Park High School - Topeka, KS

Misty D. Boettger, MLS

Misty D. Boettger, MLS

Sr. Director of Tribal Expansion

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Nicole Wood

Nicole Wood

Student Support Coordinator

Independence High School - Independence, KS

Phedrick Cody

Phedrick Cody

Student Support Coordinator

Central Middle School - Waterloo, IA

Rachelle Soden

Rachelle Soden

Grants Compliance Manager

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Rhonda Dewitt

Rhonda Dewitt

Student Support Coordinator

Uniontown Public Schools - Uniontown, KS

Sasha Jefferson

Sasha Jefferson

Student Support Coordinator

Meadowlark Elementary - Pittsburg, KS

Sophie Archuleta

Sophie Archuleta

Sr. Director of Post-Secondary Programs

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Susan Hill

Susan Hill

Student Support Coordinator

Parsons Middle School - Parsons, KS

Tera Wiggins

Tera Wiggins

Student Support Coordinator

Silver City Elementary - Kansas City, KS

Victoria Partridge

Victoria Partridge

Vice President of Communications

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Alix Helms

Alix Helms

Data Manager

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Anna Douglas-Rose, SHRM-SCP

Anna Douglas-Rose, SHRM-SCP

Vice President of Financial Compliance and Human Resources

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Audra Grote

Audra Grote

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Troy Middle School - Troy, MO

Brenna Snider

Brenna Snider

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Pittsburg Community Middle School - Pittsburg, KS

Carlos A. Kelly

Carlos A. Kelly

Student Support Coordinator

Topeka High School- Topeka, KS

Cheyenne Carmona

Cheyenne Carmona

Lead Student Support Coordinator

New Stanley Elementary - Kansas City, KS

Clarissa Knight, Prairie Band of Potawatami

Clarissa Knight, Prairie Band of Potawatami

Student Support Coordinator

Anadarko High School - Andarko, OK

Crystalle Green

Crystalle Green

Program Director, KC Metro

KCMO Office - Kansas City, MO

Dwayne Anthony

Dwayne Anthony

Associate Vice President, Core Operations

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Eugene Jones

Eugene Jones

Student Support Coordinator

Topeka West High School - Topeka, KS

Jen Falletti

Jen Falletti

Student Support Coordinator

Lakeside Elementary - Pittsburg, KS

John Thompson

John Thompson

Student Support Coordinator

Hannah Cole Primary School - Boonville, MO

Kassidy Williams, Apache Tribe of Oklahoma

Kassidy Williams, Apache Tribe of Oklahoma

Student Support Coordinator

Anadarko Sunset Elementary

Kelly Stanford

Kelly Stanford

Chief Program Officer

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Krista Primers

Krista Primers

Student Support Coordinator

Benjamin Banneker Elementary - Kansas City, MO

Leah Hoggatt

Leah Hoggatt

Student Support Coordinator

Walnut Elementary - Emporia, KS

Lewis Dunkeson

Lewis Dunkeson

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Ft. Scott High School - Ft. Scott, KS

Malissa Martin

Malissa Martin

President and CEO

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Megan Stoneberger Johnson

Megan Stoneberger Johnson

Post-Secondary Student Support Coordinator

Pittsburg State University - Pittsburg, KS

Michelle Nicholson

Michelle Nicholson

Student Support Coordinator

Emporia High School - Emporia, KS

Nathan "Nate" Wallace

Nathan "Nate" Wallace

Program Director

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Noelle Haselhuhn

Noelle Haselhuhn

Communications Manager

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Rachel Harrington

Rachel Harrington

Program Director

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Randy Just

Randy Just

Site Support Specialist

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Sabine Jones

Sabine Jones

Office Manager

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Shelly Crome

Shelly Crome

Student Support Coordinator

Marysville High School -Marysville, KS

Stacie Jackson

Stacie Jackson

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Prairie Park Elementary School - Lawrence, KS

Susie Ledbetter

Susie Ledbetter

Student Support Coordinator

Westside Elementary - Pittsburg, KS

Valerie Shaw

Valerie Shaw

Student Support Coordinator

Ottawa Middle School - Ottawa, KS

Winter Moore

Winter Moore

Student Support Coordinator

Fort Scott Middle School - Fort Scott, KS

Allison Anderson

Allison Anderson

Student Support Coordinator

El Dorado Middle School - El Dorado, KS

Anthony Giambalvo

Anthony Giambalvo

Student Support Coordinator

Crossroads Preparatory Academy - Kansas City, MO

Bekah Morris

Bekah Morris

Student Support Coordinator

The Family Resource Center - Pittsburg, KS

Brooke Hopper

Brooke Hopper

Director of HR & Learning

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Cherica Reynolds, Delaware Nation

Cherica Reynolds, Delaware Nation

Student Support Coordinator

Anadarko Mission Elementary School - Anadarko, OK

Chloe Rodriguez

Chloe Rodriguez

Director of Donor Relations - KC Metro

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Craig Toombs

Craig Toombs

Student Support Coordinator

Crossroads Preparatory Academy - Kansas City, MO

Dara Barr-Miller

Dara Barr-Miller

Student Support Coordinator

Parsons High School - Parsons, KS

Eric Ray

Eric Ray

Student Support Coordinator

Ross Elementary School - Topeka, KS

Imelda Panuco

Imelda Panuco

Student Support Coordinator

State Street Elementary - Topeka, KS

Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Logan Avenue Elementary - Emporia, KS

Judy Hilyard

Judy Hilyard

Vice President of Data and Evaluation

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Katie McClave

Katie McClave

Student Support Coordinator

Guadalupe Centers High School - Kansas City, MO

Kimberly Ray

Kimberly Ray

Accounting Associate

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

LC Davis

LC Davis

Student Support Coordinator

Pittsburg High School - Pittsburg, KS

Leslie Harmon

Leslie Harmon

Special Programs Manager

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Madalyn Hale

Madalyn Hale

Student Support Coordinator

George Nettels Elemenatry - Pittsburg, KS

Maurlon Bembry

Maurlon Bembry

Student Support Coordinator

Noel Elementary - Noel, MO and Southwest City Elementary - Southwest City, MO

Michael Rose

Michael Rose

Student Support Coordinator

Independence Middle School - Independence, KS

Miranda Carpenter

Miranda Carpenter

Director of Special Events

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Nathan Thies

Nathan Thies

Program Director

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Pam Noble

Pam Noble

Director of Grants

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Associate Vice President, Specialized Programs

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Reannon Chamberlain

Reannon Chamberlain

Program Director, Rural Missouri

Central Office - Lawrence, KS

Sabrina Maldonado

Sabrina Maldonado

Student Support Coordinator

Garden City High School - Garden City, KS

Silvia Ramirez-Aguayo

Silvia Ramirez-Aguayo

Student Support Coordinator

Dodge City High School - Dodge City, KS

Stefani Britton

Stefani Britton

Student Support Coordinator

Ottawa High School- Ottawa, KS

Taylor Kluck

Taylor Kluck

Student Support Coordinator

Laura Speed Elliott Middle School and Boonville High School - Boonville, MO

Vanessa Apodaca

Vanessa Apodaca

Lead Student Support Coordinator

Frontier School of Innovation Middle School - Kansas City, MO

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