Board of Director Profiles
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Caroline S. Cooper is a certified peer specialist (CPS-MO) trained to provide support for other mental health consumers-individuals with a mental health diagnosis. She has a Masters in Theology from Calvary Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. Caroline is also an experienced speaker and award-winning author. She and her husband, Harry, have four children and two grandchildren. They reside in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Jane H. Alexander
Jane Alexander has participated in mental health support activities for many years. Jane serves as the coordinator of In God’s Corner Ministry’s Mental Health: A Closer Look educational program. She previously worked as a radiology tech for twenty years. Jane and her husband, Barry, live in Raymore, Missouri. They have two children.
James (Jim) Echols has a B.A. in Public Service from the University of Central Oklahoma and pursued graduate studies in Human Relations/Organizational Development at the University of Oklahoma. Jim has served on multiple nonprofit boards and has been appointed to government positions related to the department of corrections. He and his wife, Muriel, live in Kansas City, KS. They have two adult children and two granddaughters.
Terri Cooley Bennett is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (MO), a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (KS), and a Co-occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate (MO). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Missouri Western State University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas. Terri is experienced in homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, and trauma. She is the Outreach Supervisor for the homeless program at Swope Behavioral Health and has served on many nonprofit boards. She and her husband, Neal, live in Blue Springs, MO. They have two children and four grandchildren.
Harry Cooper is an exerienced software engineer with a Masters in IT. He has a strong software development background and extensive background in application design and development using a variety of languages. Harry can design and implement processes to efficiently manage problem resolution and client communication.
Anne Rauth is an award-winning writer and speaker with a passion for helping others. She has an MBA from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Anne works at Mercy and Truth Medical Missions, a Safety Net Clinic in Kansas City, Kansas. Anne and her husband living in Kansas City, MO and have three sons.