Learning to find and use your voice is one of the most powerful and empowering skills one can cultivate. It’s our duty to nurture these skills in all the kids of Kalamazoo and I’m excited to be a part of it.
Derek Molitor, RAWK's board treasurer

Staff

Emily Kastner Co-founder/Executive director           emily@readandwritekzoo.org  

Anne Hensley Co-founder/Administrative Support  anne@readandwritekzoo.org

Jason Conde        Director of Education             jason@readandwritekzoo.org

Victoria Marcetti  Communications Associate victoria@readandwritekzoo.org

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Laura Citino  Program Coordinator   laura@readandwritekzoo.org

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Destine Price  Executive Assistant Intern  destine@readandwritekzoo.org


Board of Directors

Sidney Ellis, president Director of Mission Advancement, YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo   

Sidney Ellis, president

Director of Mission Advancement,

YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo   

Marissa Harrington, vice president Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams; Co-founder, Face Off Theater Company                   

Marissa Harrington, vice president

Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams; Co-founder, Face Off Theater Company                   

Derek Molitor, treasurer Proprietor, Bookbug Independent Bookstore           

Derek Molitor, treasurer

Proprietor, Bookbug Independent Bookstore           


Karen Trout, secretary Reading Together Coordinator, Kalamazoo Public Library

Karen Trout, secretary

Reading Together Coordinator, Kalamazoo Public Library

Peter Brakeman Artistic Director, Brakeman Design                                      

Peter Brakeman

Artistic Director, Brakeman Design                                      

Ryan Gage Librarian, Kalamazoo Public Library

Ryan Gage

Librarian, Kalamazoo Public Library


Sarah Mansberger Analyst,  Training & Development Specialist, HUMANeX Ventures

Sarah Mansberger

Analyst,  Training & Development Specialist, HUMANeX Ventures

Joanna Parzakonis Proprietor, Bookbug Independent Bookstore

Joanna Parzakonis

Proprietor, Bookbug Independent Bookstore

Dionna Roberts Teacher, Kalamazoo Public Schools                                         

Dionna Roberts

Teacher, Kalamazoo Public Schools                                         


Saura J. Sahu Deputy City Attorney Office of the City Attorney, Battle Creek, MI

Saura J. Sahu

Deputy City Attorney

Office of the City Attorney, Battle Creek, MI

Meg Tang Jeweler, Meg Tang Jewelry

Meg Tang

Jeweler, Meg Tang Jewelry

Sakhi Vyas Communications Manager, Kellog

Sakhi Vyas

Communications Manager, Kellog


Steve Walsh Executive Director, Vine Neighborhood Association

Steve Walsh

Executive Director, Vine Neighborhood Association

 
 
David Small, Author and Illustrator, honorary member Sarah Stewart, Author, honorary member

David Small, Author and Illustrator, honorary member

Sarah Stewart, Authorhonorary member