Four state employees support the work of the FACT and its network of 20 Community Partnerships.

William Dent serves as the executive director to the board and manages the partnerships for the Dept of Social Services.  He has 26 years of public service in state government and has worked for FACT since 1999.  He holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Kenrick Theological Seminary in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Conception Seminary College in northwest Missouri.

Kathryn Wilson has served in state government for 20 years.   She holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Missouri in Columbia and Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Southeast Missouri State University.  She supports the work of the Partnerships as a Community Coordinator for the Dept of Social Services and assists as staff to the FACT Board.

Amy Lehman has worked in state government for over 13 years, working with the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Project, MC+ for Kids program, the Medical Review Team, and the Community Services Block Grant.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising from the University of Missouri in Columbia.  She also has over 10 years of retail management experience and maintains a home-based alteration/sewing business.  She functions as the FACT office manager and as administrative assistant to the FACT executive director.  She and her husband, Jerry, live in Jefferson City and have three children.

Laurie Hines has over 20 years of varied experience in state government and governmental relations, program development, health policy, statewide implementations, legislative initiatives, and grant review and writing. She has a law degree from the University of Missouri, and is a graduate of Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. Most recently, she directed a USDA funded demonstration project testing approaches to reducing children’s food insecurity during the summer months when they do not have access to subsidized school meals.

 

Laurie Hines

Laurie Hines

KIDS COUNT Coordinator



Amy Lehman

Amy Lehman

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant



Kathryn Wilson

Kathryn Wilson

Community Coordinator



William Dent

William Dent

Board Director