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Need to get in touch with us? At Big Brothers Big Sisters, there’s always a way to get more information or your questions answered.

Due to COVID-19 our staff is working remotely until further notice. Our physical offices in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek are open by appointment only.

Main office

3501 Covington Road

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

269-382-6800 - Phone

888-898-3001 - Toll Free

Customer Relations - Email

Calhoun County office

34 W Jackson Street, Suite 5A

Battle Creek, MI 49017

269-964-7117 - Phone

888-898-3001 - Toll Free

Media Contact

Amy Kuchta

Chief Executive Officer

269-382-6800 ext. 105 (9AM to 5PM, M-F)

After hours, please send an email to Amy Kuchta.

Staff Directory


Allie VanHeest 
Mentoring Manager

Amy Kuchta 
Chief Executive Officer

Annie Lawrence 
Senior Outreach and Service Delivery Specialist, Van Buren County 

Avery Green
Special Events and Marketing Coordinator

Carmen James 
Strategic Engagement Manager

Gabrielle Sorge 
Match Support Specialist

Hali Tavalsky
Enrollment Specialist

Jessie Reyes 
Site Based Lead Coordinator

Jill Terwilliger
Enrollment Specialist

Josalyn Kiplinger 
Enrollment and Recruitment Manager

Kathy Praedel 
Community Engagement Coordinator

Kori Jock 
Director of Fund Development

Matt Kidney
Database Coordinator

Nicole Godley 
Administrative Manager

Ni’esha Wright 
Match Support Specialist

Noelle Walker
Administrative Assistant

Pagan Poggione 
Director of Marketing and Engagement

 Regina Miller 
Director of Corporate Operations

 Susan Chada 
Senior Outreach and Service Delivery Specialist, Battle Creek   

Tara Butts 
Match Support Specialist

Tunezha Crowder 
Senior Match Support Specialist  

Vinson Phillips 
Match Support Specialist