About Us

Mission Statement: 


Our mission is to empower and enrich our community through teaching literacy.

Temporary Office Hours: 

Monday:        10:00 - 3:00

Tuesday:        10:00 - 3:00

Wednesday:   10:00 - 3:00

Thursday:      10:00 - 3:00

Friday:           By appointment

If you need to meet outside these hours, please call during office hours to set up an appointment. We are happy to meet you then.

Our Staff


Heather Powell, Executive Director & Program Coordinator


Jessica Ellis, Tutoring Coordinator

Board of Directors

Chris Kellem, Board Chair  

Phil Garner, Vice-Chair

Richard Hester, Secretary 

Bruce Langley, Treasurer  

Jaren Beavers

Steve Johnson

Hadi Mazaheri

Jennie Riley

Ed Toscano


Advisors to Board

Lana Ellibee

Penny Ellis

Mary Norgaard

Suzanne Sutherland

Bill Weeks


Ex-Officio Board Member

Heather Powell


From left is Chris Kellem, Richard Hester, Steve Johnson, Barbara Leigh Kaplan, Jennie Riley, Hadi Mazaheri, Jaren Beavers.  In the front Row is Ed Toscano, Bruce Langley, and Heather Powell.