Meet The Team

Travis Rickford

Executive Director

Contact for LiveWell operating and administration | health initiatives | Kansas Health Foundation health equity initiatives | Attachment Bio-Behavioral & Catch-Up | Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways | Opioid Prevention | Thomas County Coalition

Maureen Ostmeyer

Early Education and Childcare Director

Contact for Parenting Classes | Home Visits | Early Literacy Program | Trauma Informed Care | Play & Learning Strategies | Early Childhood Block Grant | Smart Start | Kids Port | Community Garden

Jacy Moss

Support Project Coordinator

Interim Kids Port Director

Contact for  Farmers Market | Early Education Initiatives | Home Visits | Literacy & Numeracy Screenings | Preschool Classroom Observations | Downtown Billboard

Emily Palmer

Office and Project Manager

Contact for LiveWell office administration | Got Water! Program | Attachment Bio-Behavioral & Catch-Up | Play & Learn Strategies Home Visits

Christina Beringer

Thomas County Coalition Coordinator

Contact for Copeland Community Garden | Monthly Community Coalition Meetings

Jen Moss

Kids Port Manager

Contact for available Kids Port group childcare openings


Emily Juenemann

Kids Port Child Development Teacher

Julie Laguelle

Kids Port Child Development Teacher

Paige Schroer

Kids Port Child Development Teacher

Kellee Snyder

Kids Port Child Development Teacher


Sandra Estrada


Attachment Bio-behavioral Catch-up Home Visitor

Liz Merchan


Attachment​ Bio-behavioral Catch-up Home Visitor

Robert Opat

Attachment​ Bio-behavioral Catch-up Home Visitor

ABOUT LiveWell  

LiveWell Northwest Kansas is a longstanding advocacy organization in the region improving all aspects of "health" to improve the early childhood system and optimize child and family well-being. For 40 years, the organization has provided preventative educational services and opportunities to people to make a lasting change towards optimal health.

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