Meet Our Board

Co-Founder + President

Amy Snow

Amy is the Dropout Prevention Coordinator and Community Education Director for Franklin County Schools. She has a Corrections and Juvenile Services bachelors and Criminal Justice masters from Eastern Kentucky University. She is a member of First United Methodist Church.

Treasurer

Kim Beers

Kim is the Assistance Director of Finance for Franklin County Schools. She has a Bachelors in Business Administration from Midway University. Kim is a Refit Frankfort instructor and is a member of Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church.

Secretary

Rebecca Redding

Rebecca is the Creative Director for Kentucky Monthly Magazine and a freelance graphic designer and photographer. She has a bachelors in Art from Georgetown College and masters in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is a member of North Benson Baptist Church. 

Margaret O'Donnell

Margaret has been an attorney since 1985 and has always represented clients in prison, mainly those sentenced to death. She has a B.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She started as a public defender in Indiana and then practiced law in Arizona. Margaret currently lives in Frankfort where she is a self-employed attorney. 

Whitney Jennels

Whitney works for Disability Determination Services in Frankfort. She has a B.S. in Sport Administration with a minor in Communication from the University of Louisville. Her daughter's father is currently incarcerated and she's bringing her perspective and experiences to our board. Her and her daughter, Ryleigh, live in Frankfort.

Meagan Morrow

Meagan works for the Center for Behavioral Health in Frankfort and has previously worked in Social Work and Substance Abuse. She is a Americorp Vista for WJRF and works part time for the foundation. She has a B.S. in Social Work from Western Kentucky University. She is a member of Graefenburg Baptist Church and The Frankfort Elks Lodge.

Dale Robinson

Dale Robinson has elevated from solitary confinement in prison to become a successful business owner, an influential coach and trainer, a motivational speaker and the founder of this nonprofit organization. He is the owner of Guru Fitness and the author of The Making of a Guru. He lives in Frankfort with his wife, Taylor.

Maria Pearl

Maria works in Healthcare at Everyday Matters LLC in Frankfort. She attended vocational school for nursing and previously worked as a nurse for Bradford Square. She is a member of Good Shepherd and volunteers at Frankfort High School. 

Kalissa Yates

Kalissa currently works for state government. She has a BA in Business Management and a minor in Marketing. She’s a KSU alum and a part of the GURU family.

Abbigail Dunn​

Bio coming soon!

Dustin Bowman

Dustin is the Captain of Criminal Investigations for the Frankfort Police Department. You can find him coaching baseball, spending time with his family or cheering on UK.

Allyson Taylor

Allyson is the Executive Director in the Office of Child Abuse and Human Trafficking Prevention and Prosecution for the Office of the Attorney General. She has a B.A. in English and Government from Morehead State University and a J.D. from the University of Louisville. She has been involved with the Franklin County Human Trafficking Taskforce and the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board.

Bailey Slucher​

Bailey is the Youth Services Outreach Specialist for the Paul Sawyer Public Library. She has a degree in Middle Grades Education from Western Kentucky University and is a member of Memorial Baptist Church. 

Gregg Muravchick​

Gregg recently retired from Law Enforcement after serving our communities for over 41 years. He just recently left his latest position as the Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police at Transylvania University. He retired from the Kentucky State Police as a Sergeant and has served as an officer with the Frankfort Police Department, Captain with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and was appointed by former Governor Beshear's as the Director of the Office of Investigation for the Justice Cabinet. He is a member of the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church.

Kevin Hocker

Kevin is the Juvenile Service Specialist for the Department of Juvenile Justice. He has a B.S. in Social Work from Kentucky State University. He is a deacon at First Baptist Church in Frankfort.

Debbie Moore

Debbie is the Attendance Specialist/Social Worker for Franklin County Schools. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Business. She volunteers with KDP, YMCA of Central Kentucky and JDRF. 

Krystal Conway-Cunningham

You may know her as c-squared. Krystal, originally from Birmingham, Alabama, is a math and chemistry teacher at Frankfort High School. She has an Associates in Liberal Studies, a Bachelors in Chemistry with a minor in Math and a MS in Environmental Studies from Kentucky State University. She is currently working on her MAT from Morehead State University. Her and her wife, Tisa, live in Frankfort with their dogs Duke and Diamond.

Kaitlyn Simpson

Kaitlyn works for Precious Promises. She is currently taking care of her sister as their mother is incarcerated. 

Tisa Conway-Cunningham​

Tisa is an Instructional Aide/Employment Specialist for Frankfort Independent Schools. She has a Bachelors in Mass Communications and Business Administration from Kentucky State University and is currently working on her Masters in Environmental Studies. Her and her wife, Krystal, live in Frankfort and volunteer and help whenever and wherever they are needed.

Shelley Hearn

Shelley is currently a Social Service Specialist for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services/Adult Protection Branch. She has a degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky. She has been an active member of the community and has been a part of a long list of wonderful groups including the development of the Franklin County CARES program. She is a member of Capital City Christian Church.

Taylor Robinson

Bio coming soon!

Issa Wright

Issa is the Court Designated Specialist for the Kentucky Court of Justice in Frankfort. She develops individualized diversions with the intent of reducing recidivism in the juvenile justice system. Issa works with youth ages 11-18 helping them discover better paths to take on their journey to adulthood. She has a B.A. in Political Science from Kentucky State University. Issa is a member of Faith Victory Church.

Wil Rhodes

Wil is the Local Government Advisor for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He has a B.A. in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Kentucky State University. He serves on the Board of Directors for The Kings Center and is a member of First United Methodist Church.

Jonathan Scott​

Bio coming soon!

Ashley Mulder​

Bio coming soon!




WJRF Board Structure

Officers of the Corporation/Executive Committee

CEO/President

Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer

Ex-Officio Membership, (non-voting)

Robinson Family Member 

Youth Rep

WJRF Americorps VISTA

WJRF Practicum Student

Young Adult Rep

Prisoner/Parent Rep

General Board Membership 

Parent/Caregiver Rep, Kentucky State University, Franklin County Schools, Frankfort Independent Schools, Attorney at Law, Franklin County Regional Jail, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Social Services, Business, Government, Department of Juvenile Justice, Faith-Based, Kings Center, Healthcare, Administrative Office of the Courts, Honorary Membership (non-voting) and Individuals who are affiliated/partnered with WJRF

Monthly board meetings are open to the public. View our calendar for meeting dates.


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