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Board of Directors


Mariah Kolpek – Board Chair

Mariah Gray Kolpek, owner of Gray Communications and partner of Lu-See Media, Inc. has more than 20 years experience in television news reporting, video production, marketing and public relations. In 2008, Mariah and her team produced “Love Knows No Borders,” a documentary focusing on Bulgaria, orphans and international adoption. Mariah and her husband Kole adopted their son Carter from Bulgaria in 2001 and daughter Jordan from China in 2007. (Current Board Term: 2013-2016)*

Carrie Johnston Moore: MSSA, LICSW – Secretary

Carrie has provided mental health counseling services to children in both school and outpatient settings. During mission trips in college, Carrie had the opportunity to work and live in several orphanages. While in graduate school, Carrie was trained to provide post-adoption services to families and gained extensive knowledge of the effects of early adversity on child development. Carrie’s experience in the area of adoption and post-adoptive services led to a position creating the mental health program at the International Adoption Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Since moving to Minnesota, Carrie has been working in research, focusing on intervention development for children exposed to early adversity. (Current Board Term: 2013-2016)*

Bob Willoughby

Robert B. Willoughby, Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel for US Digital Corporation, joined the AGCI Board of Directors in May of 2012 and sits on the Board Development committee. Bob comes to the All God’s Children International Board of Directors after many years of experience serving his community on a number of other Boards. (Current Board Term: 2012-2015)*

Brian Evans: CPA, PFS, Finance Committee

Brian Evans joined the AGCI Board of Directors in 2012. Brian began his career in accounting and has been a CPA since 1986. He is the owner of Bauer Evans, Inc. PS., founder and RIA of BondStreet Wealth Management, LLC. Brian brings a lot of board experience to AGCI, as he is actively involved in the YMCA of both Everett and Snohomish County, serving on the board of each and participating in the following committees: Finance, Endowment, Capital Projects and Audit. He has a strong desire to help serve others and develop the talents of local youth. Adoption is near and dear to him, as he and his wife have two adopted children of their own. (Current Board Term: 2012-2015)*

Guy Wolcott

Guy Wolcott joined the AGCI Board of Directors in 2013.  He has spent 30 years in the construction field.  He has been founder and CEO of numerous, successful construction-related companies and has many years experience as a subcontractor, general contractor and real estate developer. Guy has also been involved in international missions and ministry in more than 40 different countries over the past 25 years.  He has served as a board member on several companies and ministries. Guy currently acts as managing member of GW Land Acquisitions LLC and director of the Living Water Foundation. Guy has three children, one of whom was adopted in 1988. (Current Board Term: 2013-2016)*

Shawn Danby

Shawn Danby joined the AGCI Board of Directors in July 2013. Shawn, previously a preschool teacher for 10 years at Children’s School and Montessori, brings to the board her passion and desire to set every child up for success and to help them feel confident and loved. She has a knack for making any child smile! She graduated with a BA in Sociology, and is employed at BondStreet Wealth Management, LLC. She has served on various PTA and School Committees as treasurer and as chairman for her kids at their schools. (Current Board Term: 2013-2016)*

Elizabeth Triplett

Elizabeth Triplett joined the board of directors in 2013 after serving as an advisor for the previous two years. Her advocacy work for orphans began in 1996 with a Christmas visit to an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico. More recently as a board advisor, Elizabeth has developed an intimate understanding of the needs of at risk women and children. Her work has taken her into the villages of marginalized populations, prisons, clinics, hospitals and the offices of politicians around the world. Elizabeth is the mother of two biological sons and an adopted daughter from Taiwan. (Current Board Term: 2013-2016)*

 

(*) Independent, voting members of the Board of Directors.