Jo Ellen

Jo Ellen has been involved with the Foundation for the last 24 years. She currently serves as the Senior Case Manager for our Case Management team. Jo Ellen has a servant’s heart and is passionate about helping her community.  She was the founding President of the Alma Boys and Girls club, and has been recognized…

Trina received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from ATU – Russellville in 1987. She is married to her husband of 33 years. Together they have 2 grown sons, 2 wonderful daughters in law and 4 amazing grandchildren. In her free time, Trina enjoys playing with her grands, crafting, doing home DIY projects and 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,…

Robin

Robin graduated from Northeastern State University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in General Studies. Robin is dedicated to continually searching for ways to assist families with resources needed to help during difficult times. In her free time Robin loves spending time with her husband and three children, going to sporting events, and watching General…

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…

Tanya

Director of Finance Tanya is the Director of Finance at Morgan Nick Foundation. She is a full-time mom of three and a student at Arkansas Tech University, working on a BAOL. She balances it all by cuddling mini goats on her small farm. Tanya is a life-long resident of Alma and a county girl at…

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…