Board of Directors

Providing experience, knowledge, and oversight

At First Chance for Children, our Board provides experience, knowledge, and oversight while securing resources and partnerships. Members are leaders in each of their fields and are highly engaged in our mission and advocate for our vision. We strive for our Board leadership to represent the unique diversity of the clients we serve. 


Jennifer Barth

President | Term: 2016 - 2019

Jennifer is the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Missouri Employers Mutual

Jeremy Milarsky

Vice President | Term: 2016 - 2019

Jeremy is the Eastern Missouri Program Manager for No Kid Hungry Missouri

Kate Stull

Past President | Term: 2017 - 2019

Kate is the Marketing Strategist at Missouri Employers Mutual

Austin Gaughan

Treasurer | Term: 2017 - 2019

Austin is the Assistant Vice President for FCS Financial

Suzanne Cary

Secretary | Term: 2017 - 2019

Suzanne is the Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Field Education for the School of Social Work at University of Missouri


Abby Owen

Term: 2017 - 2019

Abby is a stay at home parent with previous experience practicing law

Alysia Beaudoin

Term: 2019 - 2021

Alysia is a Grants and Contracts Administrator for the College of Engineering at University of Missouri

Craig Riordan

Term: 2019 - 2021

Craig is the Vice President of commercial banking at Providence Bank

Dr. Andrew Quint

Term: 2017 - 2020

Andrew is a practicing physician at Family Health Center

Kevin Carlson

Term: 2017 - 2019

Kevin is an Editor at Influence & Co

Paul Prevo

Term: 2017 - 2020

Paul is the Owner of Tiger Tots Academy and Market Ready LLC

Sydney Ludwig

Term: 2018 - 2021

Sydney is a Transplant Case Manager for University of Missouri Health Care

Victoria Brees

Term: 2018 - 2020

Victoria is the Director of Events for Zimmer Communications

Leanne Peace

Term: 2017 -2019

Leanne is the Director for the Missouri Kidney Program

Amanda Andrade

Term: 2019 - 2021

Amanda is the Chief People Person for Veterans United

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