Meet the Staff

Executive Team

Krina Lee

Executive Director

Tyke Hagedorn

Buyer and Manager / HR

Laura Grunfeld

Business Officer

Valerie Steele

Director of Volunteer Services

Naomi Dwyer

Bookkeeper

Cassie Kennedy

Administrative Specialist

Awesome Youth
Sports

Mark Lowery

Youth Sports Director

Joe Perez

Assistant Youth Sports Director

School Learning Gardens

Brenda Knobloch

School Gardens Coordinator

Awesome Youth Sports

Mark Lowery

Youth Sports Director

Joe Perez

Assistant Youth Sports Director

School Learning Gardens

Brenda Knobloch

School Gardens Coordinator

Communication and Development Team

Teresa Lewis

Donor Steward

Karin Holton

Grant Specialist

Jennifer Miller

Event Director

Enrichment Academy

Jodi Blackman

Enrichment Academy Director

Amber Columbus

Director of the Center for Student Success

Michelle Demarest-Kiss

Enrichment Academy Coordinator

Daniel Galvan

Enrichment Academy Coordinator

Megan Brown

Registrar

Heather Nabb

Enrichment Academy Coordinator

Mascots

Geo

SKEF Mascot

Lemmie

Lemonade Day Mascot

Meet the Board

Board Members

Brent Neilsen

President

Jeff Aeschliman

VP Finance & Governance

Katie Costic

VP Equity & Access

Mary Jean Sandall

VP Mission Fulfillment & Quality Assurance

Elaine Harvey

VP Development & Sustainability

Tyler Massey

VP at Large

Erich Paetsch

Secretary

Chuck Swank

Treasurer

Joe Egli

Ryan Gelbrich

Derek Gilbert

Lisa Harnisch

Deni Brooks Hoover

Bre Kailey

Jonathan Castro Monroy

Lisa Norris

Ashley Palke

Russell Schutte

Jim Sparkman