Board Members

President: Emily Garcia

Emily brings first hand experience to the board, Her parents were foster parents for 11 years. She was also a CASA Volunteer in Arizona for two kiddos. Currently, she lives in Sullivan and is a mom to 3 kids.

She is actively involved in the Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce and is a business owner – Show Me CPR and Personal Safety (CPR, First Aid, Fingerprinting, Defensive Driving, Personal Safety, Public Safety Communications Consulting, and Car Seat Installations/Inspections).

Term began: September 26, 2016
Profession: Owner/ Instructor Show Me CPR
Affiliations: Sullivan Chamber of Commerce, former CASA in AZ, and foster sibling to many, Safe Kids Worldwide
Lives in: Sullivan, MO

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Vice President: Tim Wunderlich

Tim's affiliations include: Washington Elks, Knights of Columbus, St. Francis Borgia Regional High School Athletic Assoc., and Hermann High School Deca Advisor. He is also a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish,  St. Francis Borgia High School Endowment Fund committee, Washington Knights of Columbus board of directors.

Tim’s career included 30 years in Manufacturing Procurement and Financial Planning. He now teaches business courses at Hermann High School in Hermann, Missouri. He is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Washington, Missouri and lives with his wife and two girls in Berger, Missouri.

Term began: September 26, 2016
Profession: Purchasing Manager
Affiliations: Member of the Knights of Columbus and Elks
Lives in: Berger MO

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Treasurer: Robin Kluesner

Her affiliations include: Treasurer for the Washington Swim Team, and a member of the Washington Optimist Club where she previously served on the board of directors. Robin is currently the Director of Accounting for the Washington School District. She attends St. Francis Borgia Church and is a resident of Washington, Missouri. 

Term began: February 19, 2015
Profession: Accountant Washington School District
Affiliations: Optimist Club of Washington, Parishioner of St. Francis Borgia church, Adoptive parent
Lives in: Washington,MO

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Secretary: Tyann Marcink

Tyann is a Franklin County native, specializes in vacation rentals and marketing, and is a successful photographer. She owns/manages vacation rental properties and has a line of custom hand painted children's room decor. She is also the Community Ambassador for Touch Stay, speaks at industry conferences, and teaches vacation rental owner workflow, hospitality, guest experience, and marketing.

Term began: 11-21-17
Profession: Entrepreneur, Teacher, Marketer, Artist, Author
Affiliations: Member of the Union and Marthasville Chambers, Jubilee Church of Washington
Lives in: Union, MO

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Donna Robart

Term began: September 18, 2014
Profession: Retired School Counselor
Affiliations: St.Clare Catholic Church, Vice Regent Daughters of Isabella, President for the Greater St.Clair Homes a non-profit apartment complex for seniors, member of Franklin County Public School Retirees, United Way Power of the Purse Committee, Habitat for Humanity Family Selection Committee, Delta Kappa Gamma Rho Chapter
Lives in: St.Clair, MO

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Ellen Schieble

Ellen is a Physical Therapist Assistant at Hermann Area District Hospital and lives with her two sons and husband on her family's farm in Warren County near Hermann. She is an active member of several local organizations, including: Gore-Case Community Club in Hermann, St. Paul UCC and its Women's Fellowship. She is on the board of the Hermann High School Athletic Boosters and is the Secretary of the Music Boosters.

Term began: September 26, 2016
Profession: Licensed Physical Therapist Assist at Hermann Hospital
Affiliations: Secretary St, Paul UCC, Gore CaseCommunity Club
Lives in: Hermann, MO.

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Jane Horstmann

Term began: 10-23-17
Profession: Retired teacher from Owensville School district
Affiliations: Member of Immaculate Conception church in Owensville and Owensville High School Alumni Association

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Diana Hall

Term began: 12-5-18                                                                                                                              Diana has been an office volunteer for Franklin County CASA for 10 years. She has helped with fundraising and has been a part of several planning committees for the Gala and Justice is Served Breakfast.  She also out sold everyone for the Optimist Club of Washington Raffle!                                                                                                                  Affiliations: Member of Our Lady of Lourdes church in Washington, Four Rivers YMCA, and Franklin County Country Club. 

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Matt Rufkahr

Term began: 9-19-18
Profession: Financial Planner at GenFinity Wealth Management
Affiliations: Member of Our Lady of Lourdes church in Washington, Co-chair of the OLL dinner auction, Advisory BoardMember of YMCA
Lives in: Washington, MO

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