The nineteen-member FACT board is drawn from the top leadership in state government and the private sector to govern the work of local Community Partnerships across the state. The board’s mission is to promote and support effective public/private partnerships and community involvement to develop innovative solutions for improving the lives of Missouri’s children and families. Funding comes from the state legislature through the Department of Social Services and is a combination of general revenue and matching federal dollars.

Mission statement: The mission of the Family and Community Trust Board is to promote and support effective public/private partnerships and community involvement to develop innovative solutions to achieve Missouri’s vision for improving the lives of children and families.

 

Mike Downing

Mike Downing

Director

Company: Dept of Economic Development

Location: Jefferson City



Bailus Tate

Bailus Tate

Past Executive

Company: Black Economic Union

Location: Kansas City



Kathryn Swan

Kathryn Swan

President

Company: JCs Wireless

Location: Cape Girardeau



Loretta Prater

Loretta Prater

Retired Dean, College of Health & Human Services

Company: Southeast Missouri State University

Location: Cape Girardeau



Brian Kinkade

Brian Kinkade

Director

Company: Dept of Social Services

Location: Jefferson City -- Co-Chairman of the Board (public sector)



Lowell C. Kruse

Lowell C. Kruse

Senior Fellow

Company: Heartland Foundation, Retired CEO, Heartland Health, St. Joseph



Gail Vasterling

Gail Vasterling

Director

Company: Dept of Health and Senior Services

Location: Jefferson City



George A. Lombardi

George A. Lombardi

Director

Company: Dept of Corrections

Location: Jefferson City



David Russell

David Russell

Commissioner

Company: Dept of Higher Education

Location: Jefferson City



Steve Renne

Steve Renne

Vice President

Company: Missouri Hospital Association

Location: Columbia -- Co-Chairman of the Board (private sector)



Blanche Touhill

Blanche Touhill

Chancellor Emeritus

Company: University of Missouri

Location: St. Louis



Ann K. Covington

Ann K. Covington

Chief Justice

Company: Missouri Supreme Court (Retired)

Location: Columbia



Keith Schafer

Keith Schafer

Director

Company: Dept of Mental Health

Location: Jefferson City



Jack Craft

Jack Craft

Partner

Company: Lathrop and Gage

Location: Kansas City



Roseann Bentley

Roseann Bentley

Associate Commissioner

Company: Greene County Commission

Location: Springfield, MO



Michael A. Middleton

Michael A. Middleton

Deputy Chancellor

Company: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia



Ryan McKenna

Ryan McKenna

Director

Company: Dept of Labor and Industrial Relations

Location: Jefferson City



Chris Nicastro

Chris Nicastro

Commissioner

Company: Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education

Location: Jefferson City



Jerry Lee

Jerry Lee

Director

Company: Dept of Public Safety

Location: Jefferson City