Michelle Trupiano, MSW
Michelle (she/her/hers) 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.
Interim Director of Finance
Linda (she/her/hers) 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.
Rhonda (she/her/hers) 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.
Phyllis Wilkerson, M.Ed.
Phyllis (she/her/hers) comes to MFHC after serving in several roles in higher education over the course of 12 years. She has experience developing programs for LGBTQIA communities, 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.
Leslie (she/her/hers) 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.
Director of Program Services
Marsha Garrison, MS
Marsha (she/her/hers) directs the Title X family planning program and The Right Time initiative, coming 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.
Raissa Ameh, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC
Raissa (she/her/hers) 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.
Program Manager (Eastern Region)
Ashley Kuykendall, MSW, MPH, CHES
Ashley (she/her/hers) 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.
Program Manager (Western Region)
Tracy (she/her/hers) comes to MFHC with substantial experience in the sexual and reproductive healthcare field; previously, she worked for The National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning in Kansas City, where she provided technical assistance, training, and support to the Title X network of providers and the wider family planning community.
Policy & Advocacy
Director of Policy & Advocacy
Mandy Hagseth, J.D.
Mandy (she/her/hers) 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.
Outreach & Advocacy Manager
Tim Williams, MPPA
Tim (he/him/his) comes to MFHC with extensive experience in organizing and community engagement with reproductive health, rights, and justice in Missouri. Tim holds a Master of Public Policy Administration degree from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.
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