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Since 1983 ~ 7,485 children have joined their families

97 have families ~ since January 1, 2014

  • 59% are children of color
  • 67% are 9 years old or older
  • 19% are 14 years old or older

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board of directors


The Adoption Exchange Board of Directors




Chair

Brad McNealy
Edgemark Development, LLC

Treasurer

Paul Egan
WhippleWood CPAs PC

Larry Barnaby
Cala Marketing LLC

Craig Barnes
Market Growth Accelerators

Kelly Boulton
Prime Acceptance Corp.

John Coffman
Direct Travel

Lisa Godin
Community Leader

Candis Goins
Wendys International

Jamie Jackson
UnitedHealth Group

Pam Kiker - Past Chair
Keller Williams Realty DTC LLC

Dave Metzger
RE/MAX, LLC

Ray Nutt - Past Chair
Regal Entertainment Group

Edward J. Rand
American Exteriors

Larry Walker - Past Chair
Community Leader

Tim Wieland
KCNC News 4

David Zinger - Past Chair
Masque Publishing, Inc.


*Honorary Directors

Tangy Buchanan
Community Leader

Larry DiPasquale
Epicurean Culinary Group

Jeremy Flug
Gulfco, Ltd.

Elaine Gantz-Berman
Community Leader

Marlene Krell
Community Leader

Pat and Jack McDonnell
McDonnell Family Foundation

Jane Moe
Community Leader

Roger Ogden
Community Leader

James Padgett
Padgett Family Foundation

Marv Rockford
Community Leader

Barbara Dalberg, Ph.D.
(deceased)

Bob Griffith
(deceased)

Charles Steinbrueck
(deceased)

*Founder and President Emerita

Dixie van de Flier Davis, Ed.D.
The Adoption Exchange

*General Counsel

Janet Perlstein
Fox Rothschild LLP

Thomas Grisley, Esq.

* Non-voting





Missouri Advisory Committee


Chair

Larry Walker
Retired

Craig Barnes
President
Market Growth Accelerators

Cherie Bock
Partner
Thompson Coburn LLP

Cicardi Bruce
Bruco

Halina J. Conti
Financial Advisor
Ameriprise Advisor Services, Inc.

Jim Cooper
Cooper Governmental Services

Doug Cross
Owner
Construction Management Strategies

James Drake
General Manager
Tri Star Imports, Inc.

Roger Goessling
Zipp Express

Linda Herron
John Louis Home

Jerry Holloway
Market Development Manager
Grey Eagle Distributors


Kevin Jackson
Executive Director
The Black Sphere, LLC

Lynn McQuesten

John Parker
Vice President for Business Development
TravelPlex Travel and Cruise

Rich Pisani

Bob Plummer
Partner
Stunsl Group, LLC

Amanda Schmitt
Vice President Commercial Banking
USBank

Sam Solomon

Richard Terry
Owner
Accolade Kitchen and Bath

Ralph Turney
Owner
Red Arrow LLC

John Walsh
Owner
Screens Onsite

Steve Williams
General Sales Manager
KIHT – FM – KHITS 96



Nevada Advisory Committee


Chair

Jamie Jackson
UnitedHealth Group

Guy Chaffee
Nevada State Bank

Dave Courvoisier
KLAS Channel 8

Sharon Feeney
Community Leader

 




Kim Gray
Adoptive Parent

Carol Mittwede
Northwest Yoga Studio


New Mexico Advisory Committee


Chair

Lisa Godin
Community Leader

Secretary
Kim Halpain
Atencio Law Office, P.C.

Rick Brinneman
Express Scripts, Etc.

Elissa Chazdon
Healthy Families Consulting, Owner

Scott Chazdon
Maintenance and More, Owner



Kate (Harrison) Lally
Ad Hoc Art, Owner

Linda Miller
PNM, Gas Purchasing

Antonia Roybal Mack
Melendres & Melendres LLC, Attorney

John Wadriski
Paradise Fire Protection




Utah Advisory Committee


Chair

Kelly Boulton
Prime Acceptance Corp.

Stephanie Avis
KUTV

Scot Baker
Murray Chamber

Bobbette Fletcher
Volunteer

Caroline Hansen
Christmas Box House

Brenda Horrocks
Adoptive Parent

Kirsten Jensen
UT DCFS

Brenda Jones
Coldwell Banker


Cody McBride
UT DCFS

Brad Mertz
Utah Valley University

Dan Minnick
Adoptive Parent

Richard Prazen
Volunteer

Mikel Russell
Wendy's International

Amberlee Smith
Adoptive Parent

Wendell Smith
MVP Distributing

Tanya Vea
Bonneville Broadcasting

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