PHONE: 785-825-4493

Our mission.

Improving children’s lives and strengthening families through education, advocacy and support to create a world where every child is happy, healthy and strong.

Meet our team.

CAPS is proud to attract and retain highly skilled and qualified employees with the reputation in the community as experts in the field. Because of the variety of human needs and conditions we experience, maintaining personal health and wellness is of our utmost concern. Our culture is to take care of each other as well as we care for our clientele. Modeling the response to trauma that we preach is key to our continued success.

Lori Blake, BA

Executive  Director

About Lori

Carolyn Lathan

Office manager

About Carolyn

Melinda Hansen, BA

Bookkeeper

About Melinda

Chelsea Sutton, LBSW

Family Mentoring
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

About Chelsea

Vicki Price, MS

CAPS Education
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

About Vicki

Emily Walker, BA

Saline Co. School Readiness
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

About Emily

Necol Sample, AA ECE

Child Care
Program  Director

About Necol

Joan Ray, BA

Family Mentor and 
Costumed Happy bear

About Joan

Reyna Banda Torres, BA

Bilingual Services
Program Director

Egla Eikleberry, BA

CASE MANAGER/ADVOCATE
Parent EDucator
( ENGLISH/SPANISH)

About Egla

Morgan Hale, BS

CASE MANAGER/ADVOCATE

About Morgan

Angela Allison-Owens, Ms ECE

Casa Program Director

About Angela

Katy Vinson, BS

PARENT EDUCATOR

About Katy

Cindy Ramsey, CFLE

PARENT EDUCATOR

Mina Soberon, BA

Parent Educator
( ENGLISH/SPANISH)

Carmen San Martin, JD

Casa Volunteer
Supervisor

About Carmen

Jennifer Sturges, BS

Costumed
Happy Bear

Michele Hays, AA ECE

Child Care Worker

About Michele

Jakyma Roughton

Child Care Worker

About Jakyma

Kristi Green, MS

Family Mentor, Youth and Family Services Specialist

About Kristi

Rex Cearley, MS

Parenting Education
partner

About Rex

Jacqueline R. Murdock

Chris’s Place Child Advocacy Center Program director

About Jacqueline

Claudia Quezada-Commerford, BA

VICTIM ADVOCATE

About Claudia

Working together, we are making a difference.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Christina Trocheck | President
Joe Ryan | President-Elect
Curt Marshall | Treasurer
Capt. Paul Forrester | Secretary
Todd Heitschmidt | Past President
Shaun Alvarez
Dr. Natalie Davis, OB/GYN
Teresa Martin
John Presley
Chris Ritter
Susan Trafton