Coordinator Directory
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Alexia Foster Infant/Toddler Services

A passion for helping children and families is what led her to Rainbows.  And the great staff in the Infant/Toddler Department is what kept Alexia Foster at Rainbows for the past eleven years.  Alexia began working at Rainbows United in April 2002. 

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Audra Kenneson Mental Health Coordinator

Audra Kenneson has shown great dedication to community capacity building, teaching teachers how to work with children, and teaching parents how to bring the best out in their children. She has been working at Rainbows for the past six years.

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Cayla Wasson Connecting Point

Cayla, began working at Rainbows United in 1997. She has a degree from Missouri Southern State University. Cayla is a fan of Rainbows United because “it is an extremely supportive work environment. And the staff is committed to providing the best possible service to...

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Gordon Johnson Facilities

Gordon L . Johnson, Facilities Coordinator, has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, and began working at Rainbows in 1998. Gordon is a fan of Rainbows United because of the interactions he has with the children. Walking into their classroom and having them...

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Holly Howell Case Records Coordinator

Case Records Coordinator, Holly Howell, began working at Rainbows in 1999. She has a Master's of Education. Holly is a fan of Rainbows because the Agency is totally dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. One way she encourages others to get involved...

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Holly Smith Accounting

Accounting Office Coordinator, Holly Smith says “Working at Rainbows has transformed my life; I knew I had found my home within the first few months I was here. I am excited to go to work every morning. I put in a lot of hours...

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Jane Eby Research

Research Coordinator, Dr. Jane Eby joined Rainbows in 2004 in a practicum position. She has a Ph. D. in Community Psychology and a MFA in Studio Arts, both from Wichita State University.

Jane is a fan of Rainbows because of her personal experiences....

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Jason Post Controller

Jason has been a member of Rainbows' finance team since 2001 and became controller in 2011. He has a bachelor of Business Administration and master of Public Administration from Wichita State University.

Jason is a proud dad to Jaxon and Adelaide.

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Lee "Paco" Price Infant/Toddler Services

Perhaps American psychiatrist, Karl A. Menninger said it best, “What is done to children, they will do to society.” Lee “Paco” Price’s favorite quote truly represents the inspiration and mission of Rainbows United staff members to enhance the lives of children with special needs...

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Lindsay Coffee Family Support Services

The 2014 addition to Rainbows’ Team of Coordinators is Family Support Services (FSS) Coordinator, Lindsay Coffee.

After the birth of her son Grayson in 2012, Lindsay left the work force for more than a year. Although going back to work was a difficult decision, Rainbows...

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Lorie Angelo Targeted Case Management, Autism Waiver & Specialized Foster Care Coordinator

From the military to Rainbows United, Lorie Angelo has been involved in numerous activities for the overall benefit of the community. After leaving the military, Lorie decided to help people in a variety of ways. “I did extensive volunteer work with the Girl Scouts...

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Michelle Croomes Early Education & Child Care and CBETS Coordinator

Michelle joined the Rainbows’ team as Early Education and Child Care plus CBETS Coordinator in August 2015. She brings 23 years of social work experience with her from the Salvation Army, Department of Children and Families, and the Wichita School District. Michelle holds a social...

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Sidni Garwood Volunteer Coordinator

A passion for people and a desire to help others is what attracted Sidni to Rainbows. “I’ve always felt a certain pull towards the non-profit realm. I knew working for a community group was something I would not only enjoy, but also employment I could...

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Susan Harsh Coordinator for Bright Beginnings, Infant Toddler Services

“I’m glad I have a job I love going to everyday” said Susan Harsh, site coordinator of Rainbows’ Bright Beginnings in Butler County. Susan has been a part of Rainbows for 20 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work and family and child...

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Tina Beems Management Information System

This self-made woman has taught herself the ins and outs of plug and play, she can run cable and phone lines, and many times she has set ‘em up and taken ‘em down. A life of servers, networks, printers, fax machines and so many...

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