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: 9-26-16                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                              

Contact Emily:                                                                          

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: 9-26-16                                                                                            

Profession: Purchasing Manager                                                                                            

Affiliations: Member of the Knights of Columbus and Elks                                                    

Lives in: Berger MO                                                                                                                            

Contact Tim:                                                                                    

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: 2-19-15

Profession: Accountant Washington School District

Affiliations: Optimist Club of Washington, Parishioner of St. Francis Borgia church, Adoptive parent

Lives in: Washington,MO

Contact Robin:

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                                                                                                                              

Contact Tyann:                                                                                                    

Donna Robart

Term began: 9-18-14

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                                                                                                                          

Contact Donna:                                                                                      

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: 9-26-16                                                                                                                

Profession: Licensed Physical Therapist Assist at Hermann Hospital                          

Affiliations: Secretary St, Paul UCC, Gore Case Community Club                                    

Lives in: Hermann, MO.                                                                                                                       

Contact Ellen:                                                                                        

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                                                                                                        

Contact Jane:                                                                                                  

Diana Hall

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!                                                                                                                          

Term began: 12-5-18                                                                                                               

Affiliations: Member of Our Lady of Lourdes church in Washington, Four Rivers YMCA, and Franklin County Country Club.                                                                                    

Contact Diana:                                                                                                        

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 Board Member of YMCA

Lives in: Washington, MO                                                                                                              

Contact Matt:                                                                                                    

Steve Myers

Term began: January 2019                                                                                                                  Steve has 18 years of professional experience in the Outdoor Advertising Industry as President of Myers Sign Service. He also was elected to be the Mayor of Pacific in April of 2018 where he lives with his wife Lori. Lori and Steve have been married for 26 years and have two grown children: Their 23-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter Lindsey. Steve is active in several local organizations, including: New Beginnings Lutheran Church where he formerly served as the President of the church’s vision team and currently serves as a drummer for one of the church’s praise teams. He is also a member of the Meramec River Recreation Association and 9-year organizer of a local Operation Clean Stream Team.                                                            

Term began: January 2019                                                                                                      

rofession: Owner and President of Myers Sign Service / Mayor of Pacific, MO

Affiliations: Mayor - City of Pacific, Missouri, President - New Beginnings Lutheran Church, Board Member - Meramec River Recreation Association                                  

Lives in: Pacific, MO.                                                                                                                        

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