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.
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.
Toni Walsh, Treasure
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), Military Liaison
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.
Jonathan Zerr, Director
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.