Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the many constituents of our organization. But first and foremost, they focus their energies on those who take advantage of our programs and services.
Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.
Susan L. Moore, President of the Board
Susan has been involved with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), a Non-Profit, for 24 years. She was a member of the board for seven (7) years and served as President and past President for four (4) years. She then served as Business Administrator for six (6) years. She has a thorough understanding of how to run an organization. She also holds certifications in Real Property Administrator, Facilities Management Administrator, Systems Management Administrator, Lead Green Associate and a Real Estate Brokers license. Susan has been a caregiver for her husband since 1995 and understands the needs of Caregivers on the Homefront Inc.
Dail Blake, Vice-President of the Board
Dail Blake has been a registered investment representative since 1996. He is a Sr. Vice President of CCSFI and offices in the Halbrook Financial Center of Country Club Bank. Dail is a graduate of Baker University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees. He is married and has two children. Dail is active in giving back to his community as a member of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection.
Shawn Moore, Program Director and Secretary of the Board
Shawn is a 13-year veteran with the Kansas City, Missouri Police department. She is the current Dole Caregiver Fellow of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation for the state of Missouri, she also facilitates a caregiver family support group. Since May of 2013 Shawn has been the caregiver of a wounded warrior and has dedicated her life to the study of PTSD and the effects it has on the family. Shawn has earned her Bachelor degree in Social Psychology and plans to get her Master’s degree in social work.
Toni Walsh, Treasure of the Board
Toni Walsh is currently the Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources for Country Club Bank where she focuses on delivering extraordinary results through corporate engagement as a business partner, facilitator, general practitioner and proactive leader. Toni’s 2 brothers served in the military during the Vietnam Era. Toni is passionate about people and servant leadership.
LTC Thomas Eblen (retired), Digital Strategist
Tom attended Missouri State University / University of Missouri Springfield/Columbia, MO 1973–79. He earned his B.S. in Political Science. -Graduated cum laude / Full ROTC academic scholarship; MA, Public Administration –Public Finance; Graduate–Command & General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS; A+ Certified, Network+ & Security+ Trained (Certification Pending), MCSE Internet (expired). Tom also served six years active duty United States Army Field Artillery & Logistics; 20 years US Army Reserve, Field Artillery & Logistics. Tom was a commissioned officer –Promoted to the rank of LTC.
1SG Bryan A. Moore (retired), Director
Bryan served 23 years in the United States Army as a CH\MH47 Chinook Repairer with his last eight years serving with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). Bryan founded the Night Stalker Heroes Memorial of Savannah Foundation a 501(c)(3) which now falls under The Night Stalker Association Savannah Chapter. Bryan has earned his Associate degree in general studies from Columbia College of Missouri and is currently working on a bachelor’s degree. He also has a certification in Nonprofit Management from Duke University.
Dr. Rachel Moyers PhD, Executive Director
Rachel has been caring for her disabled veteran spouse for over 4 years. While navigating her caregiving role and two young
children, Jackson and Isabelle, she completed her Doctoral Degree in Education with emphasis on Instructional Leadership. Rachel has always had a passion for our military community. While her husband was on active duty, she volunteered her time to strengthen the bonds of the military family. She created and executed many events to help our military service men and women find ways to reconnect with their children and spouses. This passion continued after her husband’s retirement. Today, in addition to her support of Caregivers on the Homefront she also co-facilitates the caregiver support group with Shawn which is designed to decrease isolation among veteran families while also creating an environment of empowerment and support to navigate this journey together. In her free time she finds peace in painting, bullet journaling, reading, and traveling.
Dr. Danielle Lively Neal PhD, Director of Fundraising
Danielle is the wife of a wounded warrior who is a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient. She has always been passionate about the military and this was strengthened with her marriage to her husband and adopting and raising her two children. Danielle completed her undergraduate education in Criminal Justice and Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2003 and completed her Masters Degree (in 2005) and PhD (in 2009) at Washington State University in Political Science, Public Policy and Administration, and Criminal Justice. For the last 12 years Dr. Neal has been a collegiate professor, first at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the Department of Criminal Justice, and most recently at Central Washington University in the Department of Law and Justice. Danielle recently moved back to the Midwest to join her husband who works for the Wounded Warrior Project. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys spending time with her family, her two dogs, and running her Bless Your Heart Beauty Boutique.