RIGHTFULLY SEWN TEAM

Jennifer Lapka  Founder and President

Jennifer Lapka
Founder and President

Sarah Watts  Production and Operations Manager

Sarah Watts
Production and Operations Manager

Godfrey Riddle, MPA  Vice President of External Affairs

Godfrey Riddle, MPA
Vice President of External Affairs

Sandra Romero  Head Seamstress

Sandra Romero
Head Seamstress

Pamela Lucas  Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Pamela Lucas
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Lisa Laney  Contractual Grantwriter

Lisa Laney
Contractual Grantwriter


EXECUTIVE COUNCIL  

Terry Garberg, Entrepreneur and Community Supporter

Jennifer Kornfeld, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

T'Risa McCord*, Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri

Tisha Mitchell, Essence of Australia

Charlotte Munyard, Lilly Pulitzer

James A. Reed, BMO Private Bank

Dawn Taylor*, American Institute of Architects Kansas City

Jim Uhlmann, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation

Vanessa Zambo*, Terracon and STOMP

*Represents returning member


SEAMSTRESS TRAINING program MENTORS

Jan Dumay, Carrie Habib, Chris Haubein, Kathleen Hurley, Rachel Neuman, Patty Vedros


AMBASSADORS & INTERNS

April Dion, Roger Figueroa Saucedo, Trey Hyde, Gracie Key, Brooklynn Love, Brianna Reynaud, Maegan Stracy, Shelley Wehmeyer


Egalitarian Committee

Matt Araiza, Sean Barnard, Hailee Bland-Walsh, Dr. Amber Botros, Kat Brothers, Christian Dominique, Dr. Auburn Ellis, Abby Gerstner, Erran Gilchrist, D. Rashaan Gilmore, Dom Green, Wes Hamilton, Daniela Lopez, Lauren Merriman, Christian Noni, Mara Olney, Kelsey Perry


WE WOULD LIKE TO RECOGNIZE THESE COMMUNITY LEADERS WHO HAVE BEEN SUPPORTIVE OF our organization:

Suzie Aron, Aron Real Estate

Josh Best, IFF

Hillary Beuschel, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Molly Bingaman, Ladybird Styling

Bob Bloch, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation and The H & R Block Foundation

Rachel Carlton, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation and The H & R Block Foundation

Lisa Choules, Elevé Dancewear

Bernie Darter, Veronica’s Voice

Harvey Fried, Historic Garment District Museum

Kim Foster, Francis Family Foundation

Pascale Henn, Pascale Henn Business Law Advisors

Joan Israelite, National Endowment for the Arts and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Larry Jacob, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Carly Manijak, The HALO Foundation

Chad Martin, VML

David Miles, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation and The H & R Block Foundation

Julie Nelson Meers, Gould Evans

Danny O’Neill, The Roasterie

David F. Oliver, Berkowitz Oliver

Tom Paolini, Paolini Garment Company

CiCi Rojas, Tico Productions and Tico Sports

Patricia Shipp, Lee Jeans

Mike Slack, The Tax Institute at H&R Block

Debbie Sosland-Edelman, Sosland Foundation of Kansas City

Tina Sterling, Business Donation Advisors

Brande Stitt, Women’s Business Center

Sherry Turner, OneKC for Women, Women’s Employment Network, Women’s Business Center, and Women's Capital Connection

Paul Tyler, ArtsKC - Regional Arts Council

Kim Verhoeven, Mosaic Life Care

Lacy Voight, The HALO Foundation

Nick Ward-Bopp, Maker Village

Carey Wilkerson-Looney, Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation and The H & R Block Foundation

Pedro Zamora, Hispanic Economic Development Corporation


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