Assistance League of St. Louis has elected VICKI KEARNEY as its new president. Kearney previously served as VP of fund development for the organization, which donates school uniforms, care packages and other community services to the needy.

New members of Gateway to Hope’s board of directors are NORTY COHEN of Mooslyvania, KIM MASSA of Wells Fargo and sales and marketing professional LINDY WILHELM. Gateway to Hope provides comprehensive breast cancer treatment and care at no cost to those with little or no insurance.

GLEN STETTIN of Express Scripts has joined Hope Happens’ board of directors. The charity funds innovative research and scientific collaboration to find cures for neurological disorders, including ALS, Huntington’s disease, and the effects of strokes and brain and spinal cord injuries.

Jewish Family & Children’s Service welcomes four new members to its board of directors: RENA ABRAMS, formerly of Plaza Frontenac; author CARLA FEUER, STEVE GREEN of Optimum Wealth management and LEHMAN WALKER, city manager of University City. Continuing as board president is DAVID WEISS.

Three new members have joined the board of directors of Memory Care Home Solutions: WAYNE ADAMS of RGA Reinsurance Co., JAREL LOVELESS of the Saint Louis Art Museum and JOHN MALPIEDI of Brown Shoe Co. Memory Care is a nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals with dementia live independently and safely.

Parents as Teachers has added three new members to its national board of directors: ROBERT COWAN of Enterprise Holdings, George Mason University dean MARK GINSBERG and MARY ANNE MATHEWS, leader of South Carolina’s P.A.T. division. Headquartered in St. Louis, Parents as Teachers helps parents prepare their children for educational success.

CHARLES FELKER, ANDREW HEREFORD and ROBERT SCHENK have been appointed to the inaugural board of directors of United States Veterans Initiative’s St. Louis facility. The organization offers counseling, employment opportunities and housing to homeless and at-risk veterans.

Youth Learning Center has named JACQUELINE BYRNES as director of development. Joining the board are JAMES SCHMIDT, VINCENT SHORTER, GREGG SMITH and JOHN STEFFENS. Youth Learning Center provides academic and enrichment experiences for low-income children from under-served communities.

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