Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Jess Sparks

Executive Director

Sarah Hider

Development Director

Katie Teggart

Program Director

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

Work With Us

Our Board

Deb Boiarsky

Board Chair

Kernesa Samana

Vice Chair

June Stewart

Immediate Past Chair

Ryan Schmiesing


Lindsey Dehring


Angela Scali

Nominating Chair

Heather Galli

Board Member

Pedro Mena

Board Member

Elena Whisler

Board Member

Lucia Nelson

Board Member

Tiffany Stubbs

Board Member

Vanessa Roig

Board Member

Audrey Adair

Board Member

Kim Schubeck

Board Member

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.