Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the many stakeholders of our organization. But first and foremost, they focus their energies on those who take advantage of our programs and services.
Shawn Moore, LMSW, Executive Director and Founder
Shawn recently graduated with a Masters in Social Work from Park University and is licensed with the State of Missouri. She was a 14-year veteran with the Kansas City, Missouri Police department. She is a Missouri Dole Caregiver Fellow alumna for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. Since May of 2013 Shawn has been a caregiver for her husband who is a 23-year Army veteran. She has a passion for supporting and advocating for military and veteran family caregivers. She was awarded the Field Education Student of the Year for 2018-19 with Park University. Shawn is a member of the Phi Alpha Rho Epsilon Honor Society and was the 2019-2020 President at Park University. She is a certified Peer Mentor and Facilitator with the Red Cross Military and Veteran Caregiver Network. She is also a Peer Mentor with the VA Caregiver Program. She was chosen as a Caregiver Visionary winner for Caregiving.com in 2019. Shawn openly shares her caregiver story throughout the United States in hopes that all family caregivers will be recognized for the work they do to take care of our wounded veterans. Shawn has four daughters, two step-sons, and 4 grandchildren. She enjoys reading and traveling.
Natasha J. Swayze MSW, Program DirectorNatasha received her Bachelor's of Social Work and a Master's of Social Work degree from Park University. Natasha is a member of Phi Alpha Rho Epsilon Honor Society and was active in participating in service activities as a member. Natasha has a passion for the military community. Natasha brings a unique perspective to Caregivers on the Homefront as she openly shares her story of what the caregiver role looks like after divorce, especially when children are involved. While completing a Summer internship at The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leavenworth Kansas and connecting to Caregivers on the Homefront, Natasha's desire to advocate for the caregivers of military families grew. Natasha is a mother to three children and enjoys walking, trying new restaurants, traveling, listening to music, and meditation.