Our Team & Board

We Blend Field Experience with Expertise

Our team of talented professionals are equipped and passionate about providing the most integrated care possible to our members.

Our team’s collective personal health journeys or that of a loved one offer a unique understanding and compassion to the work we do for our member families. It is our team’s privilege to provide kids and families the opportunity to play, connect, and thrive.

Our Team

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Amanda Barbour

Founder & Executive Director

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Melissa Block

Associate Director

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Deb Winn

Program Director

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Cheryl Raguse

Membership Manager

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Liz Greer

Volunteer Coordinator

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Kelsey Sankovic

Research Coordinator

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Ella Beckett

Program Administrator

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Autumn Haan

Project Manager

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Emma Clinkscales

Behavioral Health Manager

Kristy Irwin

Finance Manager

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Maggie Carey

Administrative Intern

Abby Malinowski

Teaching Intern

Our Board of Directors

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Mark Scott, Chair

Chair Director of Finance

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Kelly Jandernoa, Vice Chair

Oncology RN
Spectrum Health

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Matt Sikma, Treasurer

Project Manager
Property Resources Inc.

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Beth Kurt, MD, Medical Advisor

Pediatric Oncologist
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

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Dawn Burgess

CHC Parent
Community Volunteer

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Afton DeVos

Chief Operating Officer
Kids Food Basket

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Janet Conzelmann

Human Resources
Breeze Church Management

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Mary Dixon

Dixon Interior Design, LLC

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Ron Grifka, MD

Chief Medical Officer,
Pediatric Cardiologist
Metro Health

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Cheryl Ora

Director of Indirect Procurement
Steelcase, Inc

Mark Periard

Director of Wealth Management
Legacy Trust

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Pat Waring

Community Relations Director
GVSU – Office of the President

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Scott Winn

Scott R. Winn Builders

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Jian Yu

SVP, Chief Actuary
Priority Health

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Chris Koontz

Business Development
Stryker Corporation