For Immediate Release:
February 7, 2022
AKA is pleased to announce approval of the slate of 2022 Board Member Nominees by our current membership. The following candidates are now members of the 2022 AKA Board of Directors:
President: April Dinwoodie
Vice President, Karen Whitaker
Treasurer: Akara Skye
Secretary: Tamara Whinston
Immediate Past-President, Rod Lind, LPC
Board Member-At-Large: Jen Reichert, MEd, LCPAA
Board Member-At-Large: Dianne Sonnenberg
Board Member-At-Large: Sally Bowles
Board Member-At-Large: Dirk Uphoff
Board Member-At-Large: Isha Rush
Board Member-At-Large: Shannon Quist
Board Member-At-Large: Gail Whitehead (term extension approved by board vote)
We are so appreciative of our new and veteran board members' willingness to serve the AKA community! Our organizational reach has grown the past two years and the 2022 AKA Board perfectly reflects that reality with members from across the country serving. Please join us in welcoming them to their positions. As is the AKA tradition, we hope they will feel supported in their roles by the many of you who will step up as AKA volunteers throughout the year. We could not do what we do without all of you! To learn more about each of our esteemed board members, please visit the board members page on our website.
About Adoption Knowledge Affiliates
Adoption Knowledge Affiliates (AKA) is a unique non-profit organization, serving Central Texas since 1992. AKA provides support and education to adopted people, birth / first families, prospective and current adoptive and foster parents, and adoption professionals. We offer peer support, search assistance, educational programs, resources, and an annual conference with top-tier adoption professionals. In 2020, we expanded our services to include those with unexpected commercial DNA results. Whether it be due to adoption, donor conception, or other circumstance, we are ready to provide the same level of support as we have for thirty years.
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