Champions Board for Missouri Girls Collaborative STEM Initiative

Champions Board members are selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts.

Board members were selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts. The Board meets at least twice yearly in person, via teleconference, or webinars. Current Champions Board members are:

  • Jeff Buehler, LIFTOFF Director
    Missouri AfterSchool Network - Project LIFTOFF
  • Bob Coulter, STEM Program Director
    MO Botanical Gardens (St. Louis)
  • Laurie Duncan, Educational Director
    Discovery Center of Springfield
  • Terri Foulkes, Executive Director
    Missouri AfterSchool Network
  • Becky Jeffries, R&D IT Product Deployment and Support Innovations Lead
    Monsanto
  • Cathy Kahoe, Coordinator of Career Education
    University of Central Missouri
  • Laura Loyacono
    KC STEM Alliance
  • Holly Otto, Program Development Specialist
    Children's Division/Early Childhood and Prevention Services
  • Patsy Reublin, Executive Director
    Bootheel Youth Museum