Meet Our Board

We are a non-profit founded in 2020 by a group of 12 local community members.

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Brad Lingafelter

Executive Director

I am married to KC and we have 7 children ranging from 5 to 23 and we have fostered 10-15. For the last 8 years, I have worked for JAG-K. I transitioned from teacher to Region Manager. I am the State Lead for Trauma-Informed Care and was the Director for our pilot program working with Foster Care kids.

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Aaron Zadina

Treasurer

My wife Nicole and I moved to Greensburg in 2010. We have now lived here for over 11 years and grown to a family of 5. I am the Branch Manager at Centera Bank and Nicole is the Kiowa County Health Nurse.

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Jamie Brown

Board Member

I am a lifelong Kiowa County resident, born and raised in Mullinville and graduated from Greensburg High School. I currently live in Mullinville, but am the 3rd generation owner of Brown Auction in Greensburg, a KW county business since 1940. Additionally I have served on the KW county Fire Department for nearly 20 years.

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Todd Follette

Board Member

I am a Kiowa county resident, husband to Brockie, and dad to 3 adult children & one pre-teen. For the last 35 years, I’ve pastored churches herein the mid-west.

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Julie Keeton

President

We moved to Greensburg in 2012. I’m a pharmacist, business owner, wife, and mom of 3 sweet, wild boys.

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Ryan Haase

Board Member

I have been a resident of Haviland since 1997 while working at Barclay College. Heather and I currently are foster parents which brings us a passion to help with the needs of foster children.

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Riann Tyree

Board Member

I am originally from Greensburg, and recently moved back with my husband, Trevor and my pup, Mosely! I am a PA at Family Practice Associates in Dodge City!

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Katie-Lee Harrison

Board Member

I am a Greensburg resident, wife to Jon, and mom to 3 little kids. For the last 11 years, I managed a real estate law firm in the Chicagoland area.

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Chris Wolfley

Vice-President

I am a father of five, former foster parent, current adoptive parent, deacon at First Baptist. I am a Sr. Consultant in the IT field.

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Melanie Deterding

Board Member

I have been a resident of Greensburg since 2013. I am married to Brian, a school administrator, and have two teenage sons. I have been in education for 24 years and a high school counselor for the last 19 years of those.

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Megan Snyder

Board Member

I’m a lifelong Comanche County resident, raised in a farm/ranch family. For the last 9 years, I’ve worked as the Nurse and CSS Team Leader at the Iroquois Center for Human Development. My husband, Toby, and I are now raising 3 little kids, on a ranch of our own, near Coldwater.