We’re on a mission to reimagine the future and ignite community transformation. Meet the people who power our work.

Our Staff

More than specialists in their fields, WF staff are active participants in our community – as parents, volunteers, neighbors, and enthusiasts of all sorts. We’re community builders with a passion for Wichita.

Contact Shelly to dream big about the future of Wichita and learn about our mission.
Shelly Prichard

President & CEO

Contact Courtney about our strategic initiatives and your ideas to partner on powerful solutions.
Courtney Bengtson

Chief Strategy Officer

Connect with Meghan about opening a fund and all things charitable giving.
Meghan Doyle

Director of Philanthropy

Contact James to connect with nonprofits or learn about grant opportunities.
James Woods

Director of Nonprofit & Donor Connections

Contact Taben for the Foundation's financial compliance and reporting.
Taben Azad

Director of Finance & Administration

Reach out to Joselyne about our communications efforts or publications.
Joselyne Hernandez

Communications Manager

Contact Nancy for all things related to our CEO and scholarship applications.
Nancy Umholtz

Executive Assistant & Scholarship Coordinator

Contact Tammy about pending payments or grants and invoice processing.
Tammy Honeywell

Accounts Manager

Contact James to schedule an appointment to meet Raisin.
Raisin Woods

Pawsitivity Coordinator

Board of Directors

Our Board is comprised of diverse leaders in our community. They provide stewardship for the Foundation and our charitable activities by governing all policies with respect to operations, investments and grants.

Debbie Gann

Board Chair

James Nastars

Chair Elect

Tammy Allen


Paul Lavender


Steve Cox

Past Chair

Margaret Dechant

Board Member

Gloria Farha Flentje

Board Member

Ronn McMahon

Board Member

Cindy McSwain

Board Member

Dan Peare

Board Member

William Pickert

Board Member

Michael Ramsey

Board Member

Todd Ramsey

Board Member

Don Sherman

Board Member

Amy Williams

Board Member

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