Leadership

Michelle Trupiano, MSW

Executive Director


Michelle has an extensive background in administration, advocacy, and organizational development.

She has over 15 years of experience and commitment to reproductive health and justice. She earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from Saint Louis University.

Marsha Garrison, MS

Director of Program Services


Marsha directs the Title X family planning program and The Right Time initiative, and comes to MFHC with 25 years of experience in not-for-profit management. She has significant expertise in federal, state, and private foundation grant acquisition and management, as well as program development and implementation. Marsha received her Masters in Education/Rehabilitation Administration from Drake University.

Kimberly Tones, CPA

Director of Finance & Data Analytics


Kimberly serves as MFHC's Director of Finance & Data Analytics. Kimberly has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy, is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

Mandy Hagseth, J.D.

Director of Policy & Advocacy


Mandy oversees MFHC's integrated advocacy and has fifteen years' experience in health, rights, and justice.

She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Dakota.

Raissa Ameh, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

Clinical Manager


Raissa comes to MFHC from Texas, where she worked for four years as a women's health nurse practitioner and adjunct nursing professor.

Raissa received her Master's degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Rhonda Beul

Operations Manager


Rhonda has been a constant at MFHC since 2009; she is responsible for maintaining organizational infrastructure, central communications, meeting planning, and office administration.

Rhonda earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Missouri State University.

Ashley Kuykendall, MSW, MPH, CHES

Program Manager


Serving MFHC's eastern network of health centers, Ashley assists with program development and evaluation of services implemented under MFHC's mission, monitoring and compliance, and provides technical support and training to health centers participating in MFHC's programs, including Title X and The Right Time initiative. Ashley obtained her Master's degrees from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and her Bachelor of Science degree from Truman State University.

Abby Squires, MPH

Program Manager


Abby has considerable experience in the healthcare field, with a particular emphasis on working with the Latino population. She is a certified Spanish medical interpreter and has dedicated her career to removing barriers to healthcare access. Abby serves as Program Manager for the western region of Missouri.

Leslie Pritchard

Communications Manager


Leslie is responsible for communicating MFHC's mission and program of work among the organization's discrete audiences. She oversees all internal and external communications for MFHC, ensuring messages are consistent and engaging, as well as manages MFHC's press relations.

Linda Trower

Staff Accountant


Linda joined MFHC with over twenty years’ experience in accounting, finance, and administration. With a passion for providing analysis and information that leads to moving the mission forward, Linda has worked primarily in healthcare accounting settings throughout her career. She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Ashford University, graduating magna cum laude.

Phyllis Wilkerson, M.Ed.

Administrative Assistant


Phyllis comes to MFHC after serving in several roles in higher education over the course of 12 years. She has experience developing programs for the LGBTQ+ community, as well as advising and coordinating programs for Lincoln University’s Women’s Resource Center. Phyllis earned her Master of Education degree from Lincoln University.