Porsche is the Executive Director of Caring for Kids. She previously served as Partnership Director to the Grandview C-4 School District, Kansas City Public Schools, and Raytown Quality Schools. She is native to Kansas City, MO, and currently resides in Raytown, MO. She and her husband of 18 years have four beautiful children. Porsche is passionate about seeing a fully engaged community investing in the next generation. Part of her vision is that Caring for Kids school partnerships provide a powerful strategy to help address inequities facing many of our city’s children. She has served on the Norfleet Elementary PTA board for the past 15 years. She also serves as the Praise and Worship Leader, Sunday School Teacher, and Back to School Event Coordinator of River’s Edge Fellowship located in Raytown, MO. River’s Edge has been involved in a successful Caring for Kids partnership for five years. Porsche completed her undergraduate degree in Applied Organizational Leadership.
Terry is Equipping Director over all district partnerships and Partnership Director to the Hickman Mills School District, Shawnee Mission School District, and Charter schools. Her degree is in education with two years teaching in a private school in Topeka, Kansas, and seven years teaching in the Shawnee Mission school district in Kansas. For six years Terry was the Children’s Ministry Director at Indian Creek Community Church in Olathe, Kansas. She is the founder of The Life Enrichment Program (an after-school program for under-resourced children) and served for three years as the director of that program. She believes her number one ministry priority is her family. She has been married for 38 years to Dave Geenens, and they have three grown children, Megan, Aubrey and Austin, and four grandchildren.
Steven is Partnership Director to the Grandview C-4 School District and Raytown Quality Schools. A graduate of Grandview High School, Steven studied graphic design at Longview Community College. He has served in leadership roles at Apria Healthcare and Family Ties Program, and has his own business, Steven G Photography. He is married to Jasmine Green and will be celebrating three years of marriage in January. His hobbies include professional photography and being a creative director. He is a signed model with Bridges Model Agency in London and New York. Creatively, he has a background in music, singing, and occasionally playing the piano. He has a love for travel, trying new things, and is a self-proclaimed “foodie.”
Ceslie is Partnership Director to the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools and Kansas City Public Schools. She was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, and is a product of the Kansas City Public Schools system, where she attended elementary, middle and two years of high school at Southeast High School. She then moved to Kansas City, KS, where she graduated from F.L. Schlagle High School. Ceslie holds degrees in Business and in Respiratory Therapy. She has been married to Dr. Mike Reeves, Sr., Pastor of New Direction Church, for 24 years, and together they have served for 13 years in multiple areas of ministry. They have two children: Mika, who is working towards her degree in Nursing, and Mike Jr., a high school student.
Pip is the Executive Assistant for Caring for Kids and the Partnership Director to the Center School District. He grew up in the Northland but now lives in Belton, MO with his wife, Amanda, and two kids, Edy and Micah. Pip has served as a pastor for many years, and most recently, he spent seven years teaching elementary school. He is an avid musician who plays multiple instruments and enjoys writing songs. He currently serves as the Director of Arts and Music at his local church, Vox Dei Community, in Belton.