Providing civic education programs & live experiences that improve child, community & country. With your help, we donate groundbreaking resources, train teachers, mobilize volunteers & orchestrate emotionally charged events to teach, inspire & empower our Next Great Americans.

Our Team

Our Team2020-01-13T11:30:47-06:00


Dr. John Kvach
Dr. John KvachVP of Development (Statewide)
Patti Yancey
Patti YanceyFounder & CEO
Becky Saunders
Becky SaundersVP of Development (Southeast)
Tricia Bobo
Tricia BoboVP of Development (Northwest)
Angie Sparks
Angie SparksVP of Development (Northeast)
William Collins
William CollinsVP of Development (Southwest)
Brett Johnson
Brett JohnsonVP of Community Engagement


Cynthia Green
Cynthia GreenEducational Director
Dr. Angela Mangum
Dr. Angela MangumRegional Education Director
Jessica Quillin
Jessica QuillinRegional Educational Director
Teresa Davis
Teresa DavisRegional Educational Director
Joyce Bishop
Joyce BishopRegional Educational Director
Penny Kinsey
Penny KinseyRegional Educational Director


Tawanna Vickers
Tawanna VickersProgram Director / Tour Manager
Tahauny Cleghorn
Tahauny CleghornActor & Events Assistant
Ashley Woodson
Ashley WoodsonActor & Events Assistant
Landon Grace
Landon GraceSOund Engineer & Technical Lead


Barbie Sumner
Barbie SumnerDirector of Public Affairs
Amanda Barnes
Amanda BarnesDir. of Grants & Relationship Management
Jennifer Oliver
Jennifer OliverDirector of Finance & Accounting