Board of Directors

board of directorsOur Board of Directors is dedicated to ensuring our mission is fulfilled while constantly keeping up with changes in our profession through innovation and strategic initiatives. Each Board member brings from their career and/or life experiences expertise to help us succeed. The Board of Directors meets eleven times each year with an annual retreat in November.


Andrea Plowman
Real Estate Agent
Olathe Noon Rotary Club, Board Member & Past President

Vice Chair:

Jason Armstrong
Regional Market Director
CommunityAmerica Credit Union


Jill Grube
Assistant Chief Financial Officer
The City of Lenexa


Jessica Dupriest
Office Administrator, Grace Point Church of the Nazarene
Johnson County Young Matrons Representative
Former ELI Board Chairperson

Board Members:

Chad Butterfield
Director of Business Affairs
Olathe Medical Services

Anthony Davis
The Rob Elleman Team, ReeceNichols Realtors
Kansas City Chiefs Ambassador

Dianne Daugherty
Japanese Teacher at Olathe Public Schools
Consulting and Translation Services
Owner of Emerald City International

Tom Dupriest

Mark Gash
Financial Advisor
Prime Capital Investment Advisors/Qualified Plan Advisors

Mary Gash
Registered Service Assistant
Prime Capitol Investment Advisors/Qualified Plan Advisors

Nancy Ingram
Former Volunteer Services Coordinator at Olathe Medical Center
Former Executive Director of Olathe Public Schools Foundation

Nathalie Marshall
Senior Human Resources
Global -

Bryan Rapp
Agency Owner
American Family Insurance

Penny Shaffer
Nurse Consultant
Former Director of GERTI

Cori Leonard Young
Polsinelli PC

Non-Voting Members:

Dr. Fredrick Short, DO
Medical Director of Evergreen Community of Johnson County

Roger Templin, JD
Attorney, Payne and Jones, Chartered

Chris Osborn, RN, MBA, LACHA
CEO of Evergreen Living Innovations

Gene Howe
CFO of Evergreen Living Innovations

Jamie Paredes, LMSW, LACHA
Executive Director of Evergreen Community

Belinda Vierthaler, LMSW, LACHA
Director of GERTI