Young Advisory Board is comprised of civic minded young professionals, ages 22-35, who serve to provide KidsTLC with valuable support through friend-raising and fundraising. Activities include identifying new donors, promoting special events throughout the year and hosting YAB’s own fundraiser.
Katie Adams – Superior Moving & Storage
Lindsay Bennett – Basehor-Linwood USD 458
Austin Berke – Burns & McDonnell
Ben Bruhn – Partners Specialty Group
Sarah Dill – Olathe Health Systems
Neal Fogarty – Alight Analytics
John Fordyce – Sprint
Eric Foss – Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kelly Freeman – Mariner Holdings
Colton Fries – Timber Blinds
Courtney Gebauer – Olathe Chamber of Commerce
Richard Hield – Tortoise Capitol Advisors
Kaileigh Kupchin – Santa Fe Tow
Kara Mickeletto – Burns & McDonnell
Christina Miller – VML
Lisa Otto – CrossFirst Bank
Mark Ravis – Radius Promotions
Mike Rivera – Beaumont Commercial Services, Inc.
Nikki Romolo – Sporting KC
Jessica Seitzer – NBKC Bank
Todd Smidt – Lifted Logic
Elise Tunakan – EHR Consultant
Mary Tunakan – Creative Planning Legal, P.A.
Danee Wallace – Health Lumen
Allison Yoakam – Lockton
Megan Youngworth – Altar’d State
Committee members are in charge of the planning and execution of events. The committee will be attentive to keeping event expenses minimal and creative in planning. The event planning committee will work closely with the sponsorship committee to coordinate and secure auction items for the events.
Committee members are responsible for creating effective outreach initiatives to promote YAB events and build database of young professionals. This includes utilizing social media platforms and other marketing tools to communicate details. Ex: Facebook- profile banner photo, event invite, status update, etc.
The sponsorship committee is entirely focused on bringing in event sponsorships, and/ or donated items. This committee is composed of business-minded advocates of KidsTLC who will work to introduce new sponsors to KidsTLC.
The community development committee will be in charge of securing solid community connections and networking opportunities for the Young Advisory Board and for KidsTLC. The committee will engage local businesses in an effort to create a relationship that will be a benefit to the agency as well as meet the community outreach goals of the business. They will be focusing on brand awareness while securing future financial donations as well as In-Kind donations from local business and individuals interested in KidsTLC. The committee will also be responsible for securing attendees for KidsTLC events.
Contact Carissa Heise with any questions, or for more information about KidsTLC!
Community Development Specialist