Deaconess Foundation is proud to work with the following administrative partners in support of our work:

Board of Trustees

Board Login

Executive Committee

Rudy Nickens
Director of Equal Opportunity & Diversity (Retired)
Missouri Department of Transportation

Vanessa Foster-Cooksey
President & CEO
Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis

Bethany Johnson-Javois
President & CEO
Deaconess Foundation

Elizabeth Noonan, Corporate Secretary
Principal
Elizabeth Noonan Consulting, LLC

Caroline Pelot Battles, Member-at-Large
Vice President, Advocacy and External Relations (Retired)
Ascension

Tammy S. Krebel
Executive Vice President
Commerce Bank



Trustees

Karissa Anderson
Community Organizer & Entrepreneur

Caroline Pelot Battles
Vice President, Advocacy and External Relations (Retired)
Ascension

Patrick R. Brown
Chief of Staff, Strategic Initiatives, & External Affairs
Ameren Missouri

Rev. Wendy Bruner
Pastor
Peace United Church of Christ -
Webster Groves

Dale Fiedler 
Director of Planning and Development (Retired)
Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation

Vanessa Foster-Cooksey
President & CEO
Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis

Bethany Johnson-Javois
President & CEO
Deaconess Foundation

Tammy S. Krebel
Executive Vice President
Commerce Bank

Margie Lindhorst
Justice and Mission Team, Hunger Action Team
Illinois South Conference UCC

Rev. Laura Mignerone
Pastor
St. John UCC - St. Clair

Rudy Nickens
Director of Equal Opportunity & Diversity (Retired)
Missouri Department of Transportation

Elizabeth Noonan
Principal
Elizabeth Noonan Consulting, LLC

Rev. Norma J. Patterson 
Pastor
Good Shepard of Faith United Church of Christ

Tamara Vaughn-Walker 
Juvenile Justice Council Coordinator
St. Clair County State’s Attorney Office

Jay Wiesner 
Senior Pastor
Zion United Church of Christ