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

Kelly Makimaa

Executive Director

Rachel Jarrell

Community Engagement Manager

Alana Buie

Programming & Marketing Coordinator

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

Lily Orn

Board Chair

Rachel Stafford

Board Vice-Chair

Alan Cook


Emma Wesoloski

Board Secretary

Sadaf Raza

Board Member

Kevin Stoll

Board Member

Jocelyn Wesson

Board Member

Haddi Ogunsola M.D.

Board Member

Larakay Skinner

Board Member

Lydia Tang

Board Member

Mary Clare Coghlan

Board Member

Zakiya Zaid

Board Member

Marlena Cianciarulo

Board Member


Advisory Board

Taren Butcher

Colleen Jordan

Lindsey Lucas

Sarah Parker Hughes

Lori Ruff

Shelly Talcott

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.