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
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.
Jonathan Zerr, Vice President
Jonathan is a partner with Kapke & Willerth law firm. His practice includes a diverse range of clients and issues including real estate, probate, estate planning, governmental representation and homeowner association representation. He currently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Raymore, Missouri. Jonathan also represents approximately fifty homeowner’s associations from within the Kansas City Metropolitan region. Within the community, Jonathan is involved in the Independence Rotary Club, and the Independence Chamber of Commerce where he served as the Chairman of the Board in 2018.
Jonathan is married to his college sweetheart, Kristine. They have two teenage daughters, Kaitlyn and Jillian. As a family, they enjoy finding opportunities to serve within their community. They also enjoy an assortment of outdoor activities including; camping, canoeing, fishing, boating and exploring the backwoods of Missouri.
Sara Taylor, Treasurer
Sara is a Business Manager and has a background in Accounting, System Management, Training, Human Resources and Insurance. She is a graduate from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She holds certificates in Life Stages and Transitions, Community Development and is a Licensed Insurance Agent. Sara is the wife of a newly separated veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sara enjoys spending time with family, reading, art and the outdoors.
Ben Williams, Secretary
In 2002 Ben co-founded Devine Janitorial Service, LLC, a full service commercial Janitorial company. Ben personally knows the ins and outs of the Veterans Administration System as a service disabled veteran (Six years Air Force Pararescue). Ben has been a member of Building Owners and Managers Association for over twenty years and served on the board for two. Ben and his wife are the caregivers for Ben's Mom, a paraplegic, since 2005.
Heather Hall, Director of Fundraising
Heather was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Leawood, Kansas, where she graduated from Shawnee Mission East in 1986. Heather graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Kansas State University in 1990.
Heather began her professional career in marketing and public relations working at McKinney Chicago, where she worked on many national public relations campaigns. For the next 15 years, she worked with some of Kansas City’s best non-profit organizations, while serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Council on Philanthropy. Following that, Heather began her own marketing firm, Hall Enterprises, where her clients ranged from local small businesses to national corporations. She continues to serve clients on an as-needed basis. Heather is Kansas City, Missouri's councilwoman representing 1st District, which is entirely in Clay County. She is in her second term. Throughout her life, Heather has volunteered for many organizations, such as Junior League of Kansas City, Habitat For Humanity, Head For The Cure, Harvest Ball Society, PTA, church committees, serving as president for her homes association and her children’s sports clubs. Heather believes in supporting the community through public safety, meeting the basic infrastructure needs of our city and supporting small business growth. Heather's husband, Eben, is a United States Marine Veteran and a retired Kansas City, MO Police Sergeant.
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 of Operations
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.