HOW THE EAST FUND STARTED 


Our story began in 2003 when a group of parents founded The East Fund Fund, which is dedicated to maintaining the integrity and quality of educational programming for students at Shawnee Mission East.  

Our didactic grants focus on three areas:

Professional

Development​

1

Classroom

Programs

2

Technology​

Enhancements

3

MISSION

The mission of The East Fund is to enhance the educational experience and to create resources to provide opportunities for all students and teachers alike to reach their maximum potential.

GOAL

Our goal is to provide educational opportunities and innovation to benefit every student at Shawnee Mission East.

VISION

Our vision is to create a learning environment where expectations and aspirations are high.

BOARD MEMBERS

Lindsay Sowden, President
Kelly Martucci, President-Elect 
Shannan McKee, Secretary 
Jenny Spencer, Treasurer
Michelle Tilton, Alumni Relations 
Amy Prendiville, Alumni Relations 
Jane Emley, Student Ambassadors 
Casey Brock, Fundraising Party 
Tracy Tetrick, Fundraising Party 
Laurie Morrissey, Fundraising Party  
Sally Hardinger, Communications 
Erin Billingsley, Grants Chairman
Ashly Hanson, Nominating 
Jenn Miller, Video Board/Advertising 
Carrie Hembree, Past President 
Scott Sherman, Principal   
April Crosser, PTA Representative 
Amy Moore, PTA Representative

GRANTS COMMITTEE  MEMBERS

Erin Billingsley, Chairperson

Krista Fort 
Blair Gogel 
Kim Cronenwett 
Cary Miller 
Carrie Reiser
Jill Wehner 
Krista Lind, Staff Representative

ALUMNI REUNION TOURS  

Beth Fowler
 

EAST FUND AMBASSADORS

 

What is an East Fund Ambassador?


East Fund Ambassadors are Shawnee Mission East students that serve as liaisons from the East Fund Board to the student body and community.  The East Fund Ambassadors promote the East Fund via social media and representation.

For more information about the East Fund Ambassadors, contact Jane Emley at kuandfm@sbcglobal.net

2020-2021 East Fund Ambassadors


Ashton Emley, 12th Grade
Rose Kanaley, 12th Grade
Dom Zanone, 12th Grade
​Lindsey Brown, 11th Grade
Greer Hembree, 11th Grade
Barrett McKee, 11th Grade
Blake Sowden, 11th Grade
​John Spencer, 11th Grade

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