Meet Our Team of Rural Experts

Meet Our Board

Cheryl L. Morgan

Board Treasurer

Taylor Sarman

Board Secretary

Chris Cummings

Board Member

Mike McLaughlin

Past Chair

Jerry Miller

Board Member

Mallorie Roberts

Board Member

Katie Sheffield

Board Member

Deb Smith

Board Member

Danae Valdez

Board Member

Meet Our Staff

Heidi Khokhar

Executive Director

Amy Hause

Director, Economic Vitality Services

Jennifer Groth

Director of Policy and Partnerships

Jen Maguire

Director of Finance and Administration

Alexis Amavisca-Nieve

Operations and Program Coordinator

Alison Cassin

Outreach and Program Coordinator

Brenda Brown

Bilingual Senior Program Manager

Cayla Catino

Program Manager

Christine Gilmore

Leadership Services Business Manager

Claudia Cárdenas

BIPOC Trainer/Facilitator

Erubiel Valladares

BIPOC Trainer/Facilitator​

Freya Hendrickson

Impact and Networks Manager