Belleville, Ill., (September 9, 2019) – Caritas Family Solutions, a nonprofit social service agency headquartered in Belleville, held its annual meeting of the Board of Directors Monday, June 24, 2019 at which seven new directors were approved for membership. Each will serve a three-year term. They join current Board members: Julie Reed Erickson of Edwardsville as Board chair; Lisa McQuade of Pocahontas as vice chair; Jill Wenzel of Belleville as secretary; and Roy Whitley as treasurer; and members-at-large Daniele Federico Matysik, Susan Hoff, Gregg Korte, Trisha Murphy, Julie Pietroburgo, and Steve Telken.
Sean Ketcherside is Chief Financial Officer at Contegra Construction, a Committee member of Contegra Cares, and also serves as a Board member of the Construction Financial Management Association. With a Master’s degree in Finance from Webster University, he lives in Des Peres, Missouri with his wife, Maggie and their child.
Joe Kalmer is the Owner and Licensed Funeral Director of Kalmer Memorial Services. He is also a member of the National Funeral Director’s Assn., the Illinois Funeral Director’s Assn.,
and the Knights of Columbus Council 1143. Joe earned a BS in Mass Communications from SIUE and Lives in Edwardsville with his wife, Cheryl and their two children.
Loretta Graham is the Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois
and a Member of the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois. She is a past member of the Advisory Board for Foster Children in South Carolina. With a BA in Communications from Morris College, she lives in Fairview Heights with her partner, Nancy Rodriguez; and has two grown children.
Percy Menzies is the Founder and President of Assisted Recovery Centers of America. He holds a Master’s degree in Pharmacy from L.M. College of Pharmacy and is a member of the Missouri State Opioid Response. He is also a Member of the Knights of Columbus and lives in O’Fallon, Illinois with his wife, Judy; they have four adult children.
Alexis Moffitt is the Marketing Coordinator for Al Lemke State Farm Agency and a Board member for the Special Events Council of the Jefferson Co. Chamber of Commerce. She earned a Degree in Health Studies from Eastern Illinois University and volunteers as a Child advocate for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and for World Vision International and Central Christian Church. Lives in Mount Vernon, IL
Susan O’Malley is a Principal/CPA at Clifton Larson Allen, LLP. She is also a Board member and finance chair of St. Clair Country Club and a Member of the finance committee and parish council at St. Henry Catholic Church. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from SIUE and Lives in Belleville; has one child
Jason Powell the Director at Pepsi Midamerica Member of Ready Nation
President of Rotary and board member of Good Samaritan House. Jason earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Anthem University and Lives in Marion, IL.
Founded in 1947, Caritas Family Solutions strengthens the social and emotional well-being of individuals and families in order to create healthy relationships, loving homes and strong communities. Caritas provides services across Southern Illinois from offices located in Belleville, Carterville, Mount Vernon, Olney, East Alton, and Effingham. For additional information, visit www.caritasfamilysolutions.org.