Board of Directors

The Forge Board of Directors is a decision-making body for Forge, responsible for providing strategic direction and focus for the organization. The Board of Directs is ultimately accountable to the GO Topeka Board of Directors.

Executive Board
Angel Romero

Angel Romero
Forge Chair

United Way of Greater Topeka

Kevin Burtin

Kevin Burton
Chair-Elect

Topeka Civic Theatre

Ty Hysten

Ty Hysten
Past Chair

Valic Financial Advisors, Inc.

 

Board of Directors
Lacey Barnhart

Lacy Barnhart

CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Cody Burger

Cody Burger
Leadership Chair

Topeka Police Department

Chardae Caine

Chardae Caine
Forge Your Future Co-Chair

League of Kansas Municipalities

Ryan Fickle

Ryan Fickel

Advisors Excel

Andrew Guiterrez

Andrew Guitierrez
Forge Your Future Chair

Brightway Insurance

Kim Konecny

Kim Konecny

Westar Energy

Missty Lechner

Missty Lechner
Health Co-Chair

American Heart Association

Brittany Moore

Brittany Moore
Health Chair

KSNT

Ashley Rohleder

Ashley Rohleder
Play Chair

Kansas Association of School Boards

Megan Rohleder

Megan Rohleder
Play Co-Chair

Kansas Historical Society

Brendan Sheehy

Brendan Sheehy

Bartlett & West

Lonnie Walker Jr.

Lonnie Walker Jr.
Diversity & Inclusion Chair

FHLBank Topeka

TaNiqua Ward

TaNiqua Ward

Washburn University

Shannon Warta

Shannon Warta
Inspire Volunteers Co-Chai
r

SLI

Krystal Yegon

Krystal Yegon
Leadership Co-Chair

State of Kansas KPERS

Carolyn Zeller

Carolyn Zeller
Inspire Volunteers Chair

American Cancer Society