Staff & Board


Dave Smith, Executive Director

Kenzie Bledsoe, Communications and Marketing Manager

Kristine Cohn, Sr. Director of Development & Corporate Partnerships

Cheri Eck, Executive Assistant

Jennifer Lehman, Director of Donor Relations & Gift-In-Kind

Heather Lund, Development Director

Jeanne Mock, Director of Special Projects

Gina Palmer, Director of Programs; School Ready Supplies & Second Responder

Becky Shaw, Director of Accounting

Lauren Smith, Director of Network Relations

Pete Tack, Development Director

2017 Board of Directors

Anne Bannister, Chair

David Katz, Vice Chair, CBS Interactive

Jimmy Freeman, Treasurer, Blue Sky The Color of Imagination, LLC

Roger Posacki, Secretary, PlayCore

Brad Demsky, Immediate Past Chair, ArtSkills

Mike Cerillo, Mindfull Products, Inc.

Keri Cunningham, Association for Creative Industries

James Dyer, Sebaly, Shillito, + Dyer

Peter Fahrenkopf, Shurtech Brands

Susan Fulginiti, Georgia-Pacific

Josh Golden, Advertising Age

Brad Graves, 3M

Jeff Keohane, Newell Brands

Mary Little Lester, MPL Public Relations

Susannah Ludwig, Snapdragon Films

Rick Radatovich, BIC Consumer Products USA

Guy Rau, TCF Bank

Jerry Reinhardt, Dollar General

Dan Rodrigues, EcoMedia – A CBS Company

Steve Rubenstein, Crayons To Classrooms

Margaret Skinner

Dawn Southgate, Yoobi

Tom Tedford, ACCO Brands

Carol Wylie, World Vision, Inc.

When families struggle financially, school supplies just can't be a priority. In 2016, we directly supported 5.4 million kids with new supplies.

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