Todd Kinzle

Chief Executive Officer

       Brian Mavis


Janet Vestal Kelly

Vice President Strategic Partnerships

Julie Mavis

Vice President Programs

Laurie Zauche

Director of Operations

Kristin Allender

Child Welfare Specialist

Brian Edman

Marketing &
Creative Director

Paula Hoogland

Dream Makers
National Project Director

      Lisel Atherton

     I Belong Project™ Director


Krista Petty

Faith Sphere Manager

Elle Flowers

Social Media Director

Shelby Mavis

Major Gifts Officer

Annie Marek-Barta

Dream Makers Creative & Social Media Manager

Patti Fisher

Office Operations

Amy Booth

Office Operations

Marty Hyde

Office Operations

Christina Bauer

Foster Care Alumni Intern

Tori Petersen

Foster Care Alumni Intern

Embo Tshimanga

Foster Care Alumni Intern

Travis Vangsnes

Contracted Grant Writer

Lindy Johnson

Contracted Trauma Trainer

Danny Johnson

Contracted Project Manager

Board Members

Tim Shirk
Chairman of Board

Director of Fox River Partners

  Mark Deuschle
Board Member

President, Navajo Incorporated


Rick Rusaw
Board Member

CEO Spire / Exec Gloo

Ed Gillespie
Board Member

Stragtegic Communications Advisor

Deborah Shropshire, M.D.
Board Member

Child Welfare Deputy Director of Community Partnerships

Joe Ritchie
Board Member

Chairman of Fox River Partners


50-State brings a unique perspective to issue management, having overseen political campaigns, issue-advocacy efforts, and policy development in both parties in all 50 states. They provide insights into how states make decisions – and how to influence those decisions – regardless of what party is in office. 50-State provides issue advocacy, public relations, and public affairs strategies, as well as high-level political intelligence, to those who do business with, or are regulated by, state government.

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