Who We Are

Board of Directors

President: Rachelle Strawther
Vice President: Angela Smith
Secretary: Connor Skaggs
Treasurer: Byron Gega
Board Member: Laura Fralich
Board Member: Sue Hansen-Barber
Board Member: Garry Morgan
Board Member: Patti Krafft

Part-Time Staff

Executive Director: Kate McCaslin
Administrative Coordinator: Anna Miller
Kenya Program Coordinator: Nereah Obura
Kenya Nutrition Assistant: Charles Atha
Kenya Agriculture Program Manager: Joshua Odhiambo
Kenya Intern: Rose Anyona

Committees – Share your ideas and talents, make an impact!

Interested in joining a committee? Contact P4P Executive Director, Kate McCaslin at kate@partneringforprogress.org.

Auction Committee: plans and runs P4P’s biggest fundraiser, our Fall “Into Africa Auction”, an evening filled with friendship, great food, beverage and auction, all benefiting P4P programs.
Chair: Patti Krafft
Meets regularly as needed beginning mid-summer, a mix of Zoom and in person.

Civic Theatre Benefit Committee: plans and runs P4P’s spring fundraising event at the Spokane Civic Theatre. We have exclusive occupancy of the Civic Theatre for an evening, where P4P supporters gather to see a performance and enjoy food and beverage.
Co-Chairs: Barbara Morkill & Angie Smith
Meets regularly beginning in February via Zoom.

Economic Development Committee:  plans and oversees P4P’s Kenya agriculture and economic development programs (such as funding small entrepreneurial ventures).
Chair: Garry Morgan
Meets monthly on the 3rd Monday at 5:30 PM, via Zoom.

Education Committee: plans and oversees P4P’s Kenya education programs, including scholarships, headmasters’ fund scholarships and all other education related projects.
Chair: Sandy Ivers
Meets monthly as needed.

Fundraising Committee: provides general oversight and planning of all P4P fundraising related activities.
Chair: Annie Luu Gokey
Meets on a quarterly basis, usually in person.

Health Committee: plans and oversees P4P’s nutrition and health programs, including the Power of Milk (POM).
Chair: Angela Smith
Meets monthly on the 1st Monday at 5:30 PM via Zoom.

Trip Committee: plans all P4P Kenya trips (usually two per year).
Chair: Stacey Mainer
Meets as needed.

Water Committee: plans and oversees P4P’s water and sanitation projects like water tanks, latrine construction and clean water education.
Chair: Wayne Krafft
Meets the second Tuesday every other month, normally in person.