Meet Our Leaders
We devote our energy to supporting local affiliates, providing education, training and technical assistance, coaching community leaders in establishing new centers, raising awareness of the difference the network makes in the lives of older adults and society, and numerous other activities to advance our mission.
Sarah has served with Shepherd’s Centers of America since 2005, first as a member of the board, including serving as chair from 2009-2011, and now as executive director. Her experience includes hands-on direct service and corporate leadership with both for-profit and not-for-profit health and human service agencies. She has been privileged to work with hundreds of older adults, where her learning has been greatly enriched through their life experiences.
Director of Programs and Services
Teresa has been a member of the Shepherd’s Center of America team since 2005, and currently provides network outreach for caregiver educational and support programs. Teresa is passionate about helping caregivers and their loved ones find enriching environments that promote educational support, community connections and a sense of well-being. Teresa is grateful that her daily work with the SCA network supports her personal mission to service others with compassion, grace and dignity.
SCA Board of Trustees
Linda Breytspraak, Ph.D
Professor Emerita, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Prairie Village, KS
Alan Forker, MD
Helen Kerschner, Ed.D
Director of the National Volunteer Transportation Center
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Ann W. McClung - Chair
Chair, Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley
Carl Nuzman - Treasurer
Board Member, Shepherd's Center of Topeka
Silver Lake, KS
Tom Portman - Secretary
Board Member, Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna
Patrick (Rusty) Ryan, Pharm.D.
Overland Park, KS
Kathy Bock Scaletty, R.N. - Vice Chair
Retired Assistant Professor, Research College of Nursing
Lee’s Summit, MO
Board Member, Shepherd's Center of Orange Park
Orange Park, FL
Executive Director, Shepherd’s Center of Webster-Kirkwood