Taryn received her bachelor’s degree in Family and Human Services with a minor in psychology from John Brown University in 2015. She is passionate about the work the Foundation does due to the 1995 kidnapping of her sister, Morgan Nick. She currently serves as the Senior Case Manager for our Case Management team.  In her free time Taryn loves spending time with her husband and children, DIY projects and camping!

Shannon is part of the MNF Case Management team, assisting families during their most difficult days. She is passionate about serving others and making sure their needs are met. She serves on the women’s ministry team at her church as well as several other areas. Shannon is married to her best friend Kyle.  She loves spending…

Marna

Marna Graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. She is retired from the state, after 22 years of teaching in public schools and 14 years working in the State Family and Consumer Sciences Office at the Division of Career and Technical Education. She is married…

Oscar

Oscar joined the Foundation staff in 2010. He is a lovable, fluffy companion to anyone sitting still and needing a snuggle. Oscar does his best to comfort visitors who are in distress, calming them with his charming friendship. Oscar is best buddies with Simon and loves to chase stuffed mice, munch on cat treats, and…

In 2010, badly Injured and scared, tiny baby Simon was rescued from the middle of a busy intersection. Once his injuries healed Simon began his career at the Morgan Nick Foundation and became a snuggle-bug by day, and a Super-Secret Ninja Kitty by night. You can follow Simon on Facebook @ Simon The Office Cat,…

Teresa is a number’s person! She has spent the last 20 years in banking and finance. She currently serves as Senior Staff for the foundation. Teresa is married and together they have 5 active children; they love attending all their sporting events. She also enjoys hiking, cooking, and reading (when she has time). She and…

Shawnda has had over a decade of experience in advocacy work, forensic interviewing, multidisciplinary teams, prevention education, sexual assault advocacy, and family violence. Shawnda is married and a mother of four and has recently become a” LaLa” (grandmother). She and her husband Clay have served as Pastors/Evangelist for over 29 years and are very involved…

Brook is a Case Manager at Morgan Nick Foundation. She is a full-time mom of three beautiful girls; she and her family are also a pastor family in Mountainburg, AR.  She balances it all with shopping, crafting and she loves watching her girls play sports. Brook is a county girl at heart and loves the…

Genavie

Assistant Director Genevie is Assistant Director of the Morgan Nick Foundation. She joined the team in 2014 after many years in both  Television and Radio Broadcasting as well as Secondary and Postsecondary Education. Genevie holds a B.A. in both Mass Communications and Spanish. She is the office appointed IT department; she oversees all of the…

Colleen Nick

Founder and CEO Colleen began the Morgan Nick Foundation after the 1995 kidnapping of her six-year-old daughter Morgan. Finding Morgan became the top priority for Colleen and her family. Without hesitation she closed her private business and began mobilizing resources in the critical fight to educate and protect the innocent. Colleen is a nationally recognized…