Executive Leadership

Sarita Edwards, BHSc, Healthcare Sciences & Patient Access, CEO & President

Kareem Edwards, BScPhysc, Senior Business Manager, VP of Operations, Board Chair

Program Development & Implementation

Kelly Plunkett, Project Management, Director of Programs

Larry Henderson, Certified DEI Practitioner, Former CIA Executive, DEI Coordinator

Board of Directors

Ashley Nelson, MPA, Human Resources

Asia Sticka, BSW, College of Education, Regional Autism Network

Kenneth Powe, Production Supervisor, ZEBRA Support

Shane’ Jackson, Coordination of Benefits Analyst, Counseling Services

Sheyenne Walmsley, MS, Certified Genetic Counselor, Project Management

Advisory Committee

Deborah A. Bruns, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Tracking Rare Incidence Syndromes (TRIS) project, Professor, Special Education program, School of Education, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Helen Hernandez, Scientist, KAL Research Initiatives, LLC

Holly Waite, MS, Physical Therapy, Waite Rehab & Wellness (Sprout Pediatric Therapy)