Staff and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Christine Comune
Christine Comune of Phoenix is a Senior Vice President at Bank of America and has work experience with Intel and General Electric.  She is a member of National Charity League, Inc, San Tan Chapter, where she has been on the board the last 4 years in various positions including VP of Philanthropy and President of the Chapter.  She holds a MBA from Case Western Reserve University and is certified as a Black Belt from General Electric.  She is Chairman of the Board and President of the corporation.
Larry L Langer
Larry L. Langer of Gilbert, Arizona is a civil engineer, retired from Arizona Department of Transportation. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Arizona State University. He is Treasurer of the corporation.
Kay Pratt
Kay Pratt of Sun Lakes, Arizona is a retired Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. She is one of the founders of One Small Step and has been active in its operations since 2001.
Leanne Seli
Leanne Seli of Gilbert, Arizona is the Accounts Payable Manager at Your Travel Center in Tempe, Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Arkansas.
Caryn R. Shoemaker
Caryn R. Shoemaker of Gilbert, Arizona, is retired from Maricopa Community Colleges. She is one of the founders of One Small Step and has been active in its operations since 2001. Caryn has a Master of Education degree in Community Counseling from Ohio University and a B.A. in Psychology from Ohio State University.
Amanda Nosbisch

Executive Director

Amanda Nosbisch Ms. Nosbisch has dedicated her career to removing barriers to learning and addressing needs for children and families. Prior to her work at Clothes Cabin, Amanda served as the Program Manager at the Kyrene School District and developed an expertise in executing programs, budgets, grant management, as well as creating partnerships and deepening community connections.

Angelique Emery

Secretary

Angelique Emery of Chandler, Arizona is Secretary of the corporation. She is employed by AAA in Chandler Arizona.


Advisory Board

James Brown
James Brown of Chandler, Arizona is the owner of Fish Window Cleaning in Chandler. He is on the Governing Board of Chandler Chamber of Commerce and Chandler Education Foundation. He holds a BSS in History and Political Science from Cornell College.
Maxine Becker
Maxine Becker of Scottsdale, Arizona received her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University College of Law in 1999 and worked as an attorney for Salmon, Lewis & Weldon, PLC from 2006 to 2010. She is Chairman of the Board and President of the corporation.
David Evans
David Evans of Tempe, Arizona is National Sales Manager for Detours and Regional Sales Manager for Discover the World Marketing. He has a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising.
Frank Hanson
Frank Hanson of Chandler, Arizona attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, but was drafted by the US Army and served during the Vietnam era. Currently, he is a Real Estate Broker Associate for the East Valley with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
Marilyn Lane
Marilyn Lane of Mesa, Arizona has volunteered at Clothes Cabin for the past 3 years. She is retired from Honeywell Aerospace where she worked for 25 years as a Technical Writer and CM Analyst. Marilyn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Brigham Young University.
Stuart Dougherty
Stuart Dougherty of Gilbert, Arizona is a banking officer for 1stBank where he started in 2013.  He earned a B.A. in Business Communications from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University

Staff

Maxine Becker

Grant Writer

Maxine Becker of Scottsdale, Arizona received her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University College of Law in 1999. Maxine has been contracted as the Grant Writer for Clothes Cabin since 2013 and accepted the position of President of the Board in 2016. Contact Maxine, maxine@clothescabin.org.

Jennifer Sarina

Operations Assistant

Jennifer Sarinaof Gilbert, Arizona has studied International Management at Franklin University in Switzerland. She joined Clothes Cabin’s staff as Operations Assistant in 2016. Contact Jennifer, jenny@clothescabin.org, (480) 285-4111.

Interested in becoming a board member? 

One Small Step, Inc. is now accepting applications, please complete the Board Application , review and sign the Board Application Memorandum of Understanding and email to our board president: Christine Comune