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Our Leadership

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Nicole Greer, Co-Chair

Nicole currently serves as a project manager during the day and has remained civically engaged both in and out of the office during her career. She is a youth advocate serving as the regional coordinator for an Aspire Mentoring Academy, Scholarship Chair for The NETwork - Saint Louis Chapter, a "big" in Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and the youth director at Bracy Chapel CME.  Nicole is a native of Kansas City, MO and has lived in Saint Louis for 15 years where she raised her daughter in the Kirkwood School District. 

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Ashley Kuykendall, Co-Chair

Ashley is a public health professional who believes that racial justice is a necessary part of creating healthy, thriving communities.

She is passionate about having conversations about equity and moving towards changes in practice and policy to make it a reality. She is proud to call St. Louis her life-long home.

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Sydni Jackson

Sydni is a student at the University of Missouri - St. Louis where she double majors in Civil Engineering and Spanish. She is involved on and off campus in equity work. She serves as the Executive Chair of the University Program Board that provides free/low cost programming outside of the classroom. Sydni was raised in West County and is a graduate of the Kirkwood School District.


Danielle Nygaard

Danielle spent 8 years teaching in St. Louis private schools. Though having been a mostly life-long resident of St. Louis, it wasn't until the last two years serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA and VISTA Leader that she truly began to understand the racial inequities that existed in the city and committed herself to being a part of the change that is necessary. 


Gerry Proctor

Gerry is a retired minister and grandma to two wonderful children. She spends her time working for racial equity and justice for the environment. She also has an enjoyable and often hilarious time raising chickens. Gardening and reading are treasured pastimes as well. Gerry is a long-time Kirkwood resident.

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