National RHY Advisory Board

National RHY Advisory Board Members volunteer their time, expertise, and insights for efforts regarding an array of products and processes. Each of their efforts reflects outstanding commitment to RHY and share dedication to the improvement of systems that serve these youth.

Whether their focus is addressing the unique needs of rural populations, addressing challenges associated with identifying and implementing evidence-based interventions, or planning training events, each advisory board member makes meaningful contributions. Their efforts make a positive impact on the lives of youth and families and youth-serving organizations throughout the country.

  • Maryanne Lynch CunninghamInterim Director, UT College Of Social Work Office of Research & Public Services SWORPS, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • David DurrDirector, Lighthouse Youth ServicesCincinnati, Ohio
  • Sydney FosterGrants and Outcomes Manager, Immerse Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Joli GuentherAssistant Director WI Association for Runaway Services, Kenosha Human Development Services, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
  • Chris "Sissie" HadjiharambousAssistant Director, Program Evaluations, UT College of Social Work Office of Research & Public Services SWORPS, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Heidi Hartmann, Director of Youth Services, Ocean's Harbor House, Toms River, New Jersey
  • Aldo Hurtado, Housing Director, Latin American Youth Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Elisabeth Jackson, CEO, Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts
  • Kirstin London, Director of Runaway and Homeless Youth Services, Looking Glass Community Services, Eugene, Oregon
  • Frank McAlpin, Program Manager, LA LGBT Center, Hollywood, California
  • Dionne McCage, Senior Case Manager, Safe Place Services, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jennifer Paulsen, Program Manager, Synergy Services, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri
  • Pauletta Red Willow, Executive Director, Maggie's House TLP, Kyle, South Dakota
  • Risa Rehmert, Director of Program Development, Wichita State University Center for Combatting Human Trafficking, Wichita, Kansas
  • Kathy Sauve, Housing, Youth and Family Resource Director, Lutheran Social Services of MN, Brainerd, Minnesota
  • Soutdaly Sysavath, Director of RHY Programs, Wichita Children's Home, Wichita, KS