LaTasha St. Arnault

President/CEO

“How we take care of our most vulnerable residents is a reflection of our community.”

A Wichita native, LaTasha has worked in the nonprofit space for fifteen years since graduating with University Honors in Nonprofit Administration from Lindenwood University, MO. She is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) and has completed multiple advanced courses from Wichita State University and The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. LaTasha has been serving HK since 2018, during which she has always been committed to the future—heading up long range strategic plans, and spearheading and project managing development of The Studios at HumanKind.

 

LaTasha serves on the board for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition—a group of local leaders working to develop a sustainable, accessible, and integrated system of care that serves people with mental health and substance abuse disorders in crisis—and is a board member on the Affordable Housing Advisory Council (AHAC) with FHL Bank.

 

Above everything comes LaTasha’s family. She and her husband Henri have three children—Brady, Gavin, and recent arrival, Olive—with whom they love traveling, playing sports and enjoying the outdoors.

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Nancy Culp

Executive Assistant to the President/CEO

For the past 22 years, Nancy has worked in education, having received her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in Mass Communications and a Speech Communications minor. She is excited to be with HumanKind and align her professional life more closely with her passion to help make improvements in the lives of individuals who have fallen on hard times. In her free time, Nancy loves walking outdoors and spending time with family and friends, including her four children.

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Erica Davis

Chief Operating Officer

Erica Davis has passionately served this community in various leadership roles in the government, profit, and non-profit environments for 15 years. Her experience spans from working in law enforcement and corrections, State of Kansas program management contractor and managing a local homeless shelter and outreach program. She has focused her career on supporting underserved populations. A native Wichitan and longtime Derby resident, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master’s in Business Administration from Friends University. She is working toward completing a Master of Science in Management. Erica is a servant leader who believes in embracing new challenges with positivity and building strong cohesive teams. 

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Lindsay Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Lindsay has worked with area non-profits and has been serving the Wichita community as a Chief Financial Officer for nearly 22 years. “ I really enjoy working for non-profits because it gives me the opportunity to serve others.” She received her accounting degree from WSU and worked for an accounting firm to become a CPA. Outside of work, Lindsay loves horseback riding and spending time with her two sons and three grandchildren. Lindsay is delighted to work with HumanKind and to be able serve those in the community who are in need. “It’s an honor to be able to help our community members and give back to those who need it most.”

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Roxanne Moren

Director of Special Projects

Roxanne has been with HumanKind Ministries for 27 years, holding many roles throughout that time. Her previous experience as the CFO and Property Manager gives her unique insight into all the organization’s operational functions. Roxanne ensures the HK campus is running smoothly, working with our facilities team, vendors and local, state, and federal partners. “My passion lies with the homeless and those in poverty because at any given time a loved one or myself could experience the same journey.”

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Greer Cowley

Director of Donor Relations and Community Engagement

Greer works with organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals in the Wichita community to build partnerships with HumanKind Ministries through fundraising, volunteerism, and outreach. Greer comes to HumanKind from Exploration Place where she worked in education and first fell in love with working for a nonprofit. She is a native Wichitan (go Aces!) and a graduate of Westminster College in Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She loves eating tapas and reminiscing over the two years she spent in Spain after college. Greer is excited to connect people with HumanKind’s programs, helping those in our community who need it most.

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Lisa White

HR and Compliance Specialist

Lisa is an accomplished Human Resources professional, mediator, and job coach. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Oklahoma Panhandle State University as well as a Master Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution from Kansas State University. She enjoys using her experiences to contribute to the everyday success of her employer and fellow employees and is passionate about positive workplace culture, employee engagement, and professional development.  “ I am very glad to be a part of HumanKind and believe strongly in serving and encouraging the most vulnerable in our community.”

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Brie Pringle

Program Manager for Homeless Services

Brie is passionate about making an impact in the Wichita community. She received her Master’s and Bachelor’s of Science from Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes!) and has since returned to Kansas, working with area nonprofits for the last 10 years. She loves playing pickle ball, spending weekends with family at the lake and raising her two boys, Staley and Tobey. Brie is looking forward to working with our clients and helping them feel empowered to find permanent supportive housing. Brie oversees our homeless services, including Street Outreach, Emergency Winter Shelters and The Inn.

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Trivea Nolan

Program Manager for Housing Services

Trivea was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She received her bachelor’s in social work from WSU and has since then been helping low-income men, women, and families in Sedgwick County. Trivea has more than 17 years of experience working with underserved populations as a previous Senior Housing Specialist for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. She loves to see others happy and is looking forward to working with clients and making a difference in their lives. “ I’m excited to work for an agency with compassion and one that provides ongoing resources to our most vulnerable neighbors.”

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Cheri Humphries

Business and Database Manager

Cheri obtained her nonprofit experience working with abused, abandoned, and neglected youth in Nevada. Cheri has been with HumanKind since 2019, and recently obtained her Associate of General Studies — Business Administration and Management from Pratt Community College. She is currently attending Emporia State University, working toward a Bachelor of Science in Business. Cheri has a strong passion for helping others and lives by the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

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Ashleigh Hollis

Community Engagement Manager

Ashleigh graduated from Southwestern College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s in business administration management. After graduating, she started working in higher education fundraising as the Director of Annual Giving at Bethel College and Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement at Southwestern College. She enjoys spending free time with family, music, traveling and cooking. Homelessness has always been a cause close to her heart and she is excited to join Humankind in making a difference and serving those who are in need.

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Matty Donaldson

Events and Operation Holiday Manager

Matty’s heart has been set on the work done by homeless ministries since her college career at Friends University began. She graduated from Friends University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a certificate of Christian Spiritual Formation, and experience in the nonprofit realm. “I am excited to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most in my home city.” When she is not serving others, she loves to enjoy exploring the great outdoors, road tripping with her fiancé and their two dogs, practicing yoga or watching their favorite sports teams. “I am grateful for the opportunity to connect community members to volunteer and fundraising efforts to bring our neighbors in poverty out of cycles and into homes.”

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Emily Lohfink

Marketing and Communications Manager

Emily’s marketing career began in her home of the UK, where she spent seven years marketing cookies (or biscuits as she calls them) and then toys. Since moving to Wichita in 2017, as well as building a house and welcoming her first child, Emily broadened her experience at local ad agency Signal Theory where she spent three years. Emily now brings her traditional marketing experience to the nonprofit world and manages all of HumanKind’s marketing efforts including social media, PR, design and communications. “I’ve had a wonderful career so far and now I’m ready to pay that forward and invest in this city that’s become home.”

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Halaina Woolsey

Marketing Coordinator

Halaina is a first generation collage graduate from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. Growing up, she always knew she wanted to serve others. “I am excited to venture into the non profit world and use my marketing skills to help those in need one day at a time.” Though she’s originally from Missouri, Kansas has quickly become her home. Outside of work she enjoys exploring the great area of Wichita, spending time with friends and family, and enjoying a good movie at the theater. “I’m grateful to have the opportunity to work at HumanKind. I know first hand what it’s like to be without a home and that’s why I’m passionate about serving the homeless”

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Nerya Watkins

Receptionist

Nerya is Wichita born and raised. President of her class, she graduated from Heights High School (go Falcons!) in 2021 and then made the move to working in sales, marketing, and administration. Between travels, experience, networking, and continuous self-discovery, a fiery passion for the people has been ignited. Nerya wants to make a significant impact. “I have learned a lot about life since graduating. I have seen and heard of the different paths my peers have gone down. We’re all a bad day away from homelessness. I’m excited to be a part of an organization that is truly compassionate and cares about others.” A creative mind, Nerya loves to express herself through all forms of art. She’s also a big foodie. You’ll catch her at all the best spots in town.

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Tylinn Wilson

Student Intern

Tylinn attends Wichita State University where she studies sociology with a concentration in social inequality and social problems. A passionate advocate for a more just and equitable society, Tylinn jumped at the chance to serve her community by joining the HumanKind team as an intern in 2022. Because she loves HumanKind’s values, staff, and clients so much, she decided to continue her internship and hopes to pursue graduate studies in social work and public policy. When she’s not on campus or in the office, Tylinn enjoys all things fashion, watching any documentary she can find, and spending time with her friends and family.

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