Our Team


MLM is governed by a bi-state Board of Directors. Daily operations are led by a caring, highly qualified staff.

Key Staff

Scott Cooper

Executive Director

Becky Poitras

VP / Assistant Executive Director

Robin Lamb

Director of Finance


David Anderson


De Soto, KS

Erik Olson

Vice President

Kansas City, MO

Kathryn Fuger, PhD


Lenexa, KS

Philip Kernen


Overland Park, KS

Stephen Barbee

Kelly Brende

Melissa Campbell

J. Doug Clopton

Leslie Dickerson

Mark A. Gash

Timothy Howard

Tracy Kaufman

Robert Long

Angela Morehead

Clarence Nichols

Tanya Sargeon

Travis Schram

Get Assistance

MLM helps families and individuals in need with a variety of emergent needs services to promote housing, food, health, and financial stability.
Rent & Utility Assistance
Emergent Needs
Food Pantry
Eileen's Place
Orchard & Garden
Financial Opportunity Center
Christmas Store
Minor Home Repair