Board Listing

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T.C. Slater, President

Easterseals Midwest

Mr. Slater is a Manager of Pre-Employment Services at Easterseals Midwest and a graduate of University of Missouri – Columbia.  He currently serves on the Board of the St. Louis Area Foodbank and has previously served on governance boards for United Way, Progressive Youth Connection, and Epworth Children and Family Services.  He is a recipient of the St. Louis City Citizens Award and a member of Leadership St. Louis class of 2011-2012.  Mr. Slater has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Todd Kaye, Vice President

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

A partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, and general corporate matters, Mr. Kaye holds a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of College Bound.  Mr. Kaye has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Tamara Kenny, Treasurer

Catholic Charities of St. Louis

Tamara Kenny, Director of Advocacy and Community Engagement for Catholic Charities of St. Louis, is an attorney with a master’s degree in social work, particularly passionate about advocating for constructive mental health policy. She is a member of the advocacy committee for Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri, the steering committee for the Missouri Child Psychiatry Access Project, and the Protection and Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness advisory council for Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services. Ms. Kenny also serves as a panelist for Starting the Conversation, a grassroots initiative to educate caregivers of children on issues related to mental health. She has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2016.

 

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Annie Beattie, Secretary

St. Louis County Justice Services

Ms. Beattie is a staff attorney for the St. Louis County Justice Services Pre-Trial Release Program.  She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law.  Ms. Beattie, who also serves on the founding Board of Directors of Gateway Children’s Charity, has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Molly Carney

In-House Counsel, Wells Fargo Advisors

Ms. Carney serves as in-house counsel at Wells Fargo Advisors, where she supports the brokerage business with a variety of legal matters.  Previously, Ms. Carney clerked for Chief Judge Rodney Sippel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and spent several years practicing trusts and estates law.  She is a graduate of Northwestern University and Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.  She has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since April 2019.

 

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Hugh A. Eastwood

Attorney at Law

Mr. Eastwood is a litigator, mostly in civil rights, who has won significant verdicts and settlements for victims of government misconduct, for whistleblowers, and for those harmed by breach of trust and contract.  He received his B.A. and J.D. from Yale, where he has also taught.  Before law school, he managed the site design competition for the rebuilding of the World Trade Center at Ground Zero.  Mr. Eastwood serves on the boards of several St. Louis nonprofits and has been a director of Missouri Appleseed since November 2017.

 

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Cindy Finney Henry

Attorney at Law

Ms. Henry earned her B.A. in Justice Systems from Truman State University and her J.D. from St. Louis University.  She spent nearly two years as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in St. Louis City, where she prosecuted cases ranging from misdemeanors to sex crimes and child abuse.  For the past year, she has represented juveniles in delinquency proceedings in St. Louis City.  Ms. Henry has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Rachel Hirshberg

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

A graduate of Harvard University and the University of Missouri School of Law, Ms. Hirshberg is an associate at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.  She serves on the Board of the Friends of St. Louis Public Radio; she is also the co-chair of FriendsbyChoice of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.  Ms. Hirshberg has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Tali Katz

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Mrs. Katz is an attorney at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.  She practices litigation with a focus on corporate defense work.  She previously worked for the Office of the District Attorney General in Nashville, Tennessee, where she led the domestic violence prosecution team.  In 2014, Mrs. Katz received the Outstanding State Government Official award for her work as a prosecutor.  Mrs. Katz served as a director of  The Mary Parrish Center for victims of domestic and sexual violence in Nashville, and has been a director of Missouri Appleseed since January 2018.

 

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Ray Lin

Latham & Watkins LLP

Mr. Lin received his B.A. from Harvard University and his J.D. from Columbia University.  He is a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, where his practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions.  He serves on the Board of Visitors of Columbia Law School.  Mr. Lin is Chairman of National Appleseed’s Board of Directors and has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Melinda Maas

Sawyer Marglous, P.C.

Ms. Maas is the managing attorney at Sawyer Marglous, P.C., where she focuses on personal injury, workers’ compensation, and medical malpractice cases.  Prior to working at Sawyer Marglous, P.C., she spent nearly four years as an Assistant Public Defender in the St. Louis City Trial Office.  Ms. Maas is married with three children.  She has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since July 2018.

 

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Anisha Moorhead

Lindenwood University

Ms. Moorhead received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Missouri – Columbia.  She holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and an M.A. in Corporate Communication in Promotions from Lindenwood University.  She is the former Director of Communications and Annual Programs for SSM Health Care – St. Louis, a former Lambert St. Louis Airport Commissioner and Forest Park Advisory Board Member, and a member of the 2011-2012 class of Leadership St. Louis.  She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis with an emphasis in Critical Race Theory at University of Missouri – St. Louis and an Adjunct Professor of Communications at Lindenwood University.  Ms. Moorhead has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Julia Peters

Miriam: The Learning Disability Experts

Ms. Peters holds a B.A. from Bucknell University and an M.S.W. from Columbia University.  For the past five years, she has been working with at-risk youth as a trauma therapist.  She serves as President of the Woman’s Exchange of St. Louis.  She also serves on the board of BJC Hospice’s Friends of Wings and on the Members Committee of the Missouri Botanical Garden.  Ms. Peters has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.

 

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Andrew Schlichter

Schlichter Bogard & Denton

Mr. Schlichter is a trial attorney at Schlichter Bogard & Denton, where he focuses on class actions and complex civil litigation.  He received his B.A. from Georgetown University and J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since November 2017.  

 

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Steve Wohlford

SWMW Law, LLC

Mr. Wohlford is a founding member of SWMW Law, where he serves as a managing partner and oversees the firm’s intake, medical, and probate departments.  He is a graduate of Trinity College in Connecticut and of St. Louis University School of Law.  Mr. Wohlford has been a member of Missouri Appleseed’s Board of Directors since December 2017.

 

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