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Children’s Service Fund Board & Staff.

At the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund, we’re fortunate to have a team of knowledgeable professionals who have dedicated their lives to making sure the right mental and behavioral health services are available to kids and families who need them. Our team works hard every day to make St. Louis County one of the best places for children to learn and grow. Interested in joining us? Visit our Careers page to see current job openings.

Children’s Service Fund Board Members.

The St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund Board of Directors is comprised of community volunteers with decades of expertise and deep ties to St. Louis County. Our board members are committed to improving the lives of kids and families and establishing community partnerships with a focus on collaboration and transparency.

Randall Sterkel, MD

Board Chair

Appointed 2012
Esse Health

William A. Douthit

Vice Chair, Program and Performance Committees Chair

Appointed 2013
Education Equity, L.L.C.
Managing Director

Joseph Zelle

Board Treasurer

Appointed 2014
Retired-Internal Revenue Service

Matt Villa

Board Secretary

Appointed 2023

Susan Block, JD

Board Member

Appointed 2019
Attorney at Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal

Dawn Chapman

Board Member

Appointed 2023

Gail Holmes

Board Member

Appointed 2023

Amana Nighat Nasir, MD

Board Member

Appointed 2024
Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Children’s Service Fund Staff.


Emily Koenig

Executive Director

Paulette Foerster

Chief Program Officer

Melissa Jamieson

Deputy Director

Jacob Siedle

Director of Operations and IT

Rachelle Siverly

Assistant to the Executive Director


Jenny Lynch

Program Officer

Thomas Mennerick

Program Officer

C. Ming Saelee

Program Officer

Jessica Streit-Hrevus

Program Officer

Heather Fullerton

School Based Services Program Specialist

Hannah Sherrard

Program Officer - Special Projects


Regina Gustin

Director of Finance

Aaron Loste

Grants Manager

Chanel Jones

Grants Manager


Karyn Spory

Director of Communications

Erin Korsmo

Senior Communications Specialist

Samantha Minor

Communications and Community Outreach Coordinator


Meghan Jendusa

Data and Performance Analyst


Nathaniel Hudson

Business Analyst