Staff and Founders
Jill Woods serves as the Executive Director/CEO at notMYkid. She oversees all of notMYkid's marketing and the strategic planning and organization of all educational and fund raising events, helping to assure continued program support and to facilitate improved community awareness about youth behavioral health issues within the community.
Ms. Woods grew up in Texas before settling in the Valley. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration. She has over 10 years in the media industry, having held positions as the Vice President of Group W Radio Sales in Dallas as well as experience as Sales Manager of KHMX-FM in Houston, TX. Over the past 15 years, Ms. Woods has been active with her family and within the community. She maintains an active presence with local and National organizations, such as Phoenix Children’s Hospital, The Emily Center, Helping Hands for the Homeless, Interfaith Hospitality Network, National Charity League and St. Barnabus on the Desert Episcopal Church. We are excited to have the opportunity to have Ms. Woods as part of our team!
Jeannie serves as the Office Manager of notMYkid. Recently retired from the public school system she brings a wealth of experience from her service as executive assistant to the CEO/superintendent of two prominent Arizona school districts. Jeannie’s strong organizational and interpersonal skills are an asset to the demands of the company’s growth and development throughout Arizona and anticipated expansion nationwide.
As office manager, Jeannie is a key person in the organizational functions of notMYkid. She directs the day to day administrative operations of the office, including human resources, payroll, purchasing, and accounting functions. She plays an important role in communicating with individuals at every level of the organization.
Jeannie grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area where she completed her education with an emphasis in business courses. While living in California she held an accounting position at a leading company in the Silicon Valley. She also served in a key position at a foremost up and coming private school in San Jose for many years. She and her family moved to the Midwest for a short time in the early 70s and also lived in Kailua, Hawaii for one year. She relocated to the Phoenix area with her family in the late 1980s. Jeannie enjoys using her talents as a keyboard artist and keeps active with her family.
Senior Manager of Educational Services
As Senior Manager of Educational Services, Gina’s role is to ensure the notMYkid program is available to all the schools and school districts throughout Arizona. Gina works with Superintendents, Administration, teachers, and counselors providing them with the support needed to implement notMYkid prevention programming in their schools. By building and maintaining these strong relationships, notMYkid continues to provide our prevention message throughout schools and the communities they serve.
Having three teenagers herself, Gina understands the importance of notMYkid. Gina is a native of Arizona, graduating from the University of Arizona with a BS degree in Marketing. After graduation, Gina began her career in sales and marketing working for such organizations as Dun and Bradstreet and Pratt Pharmaceuticals, a division of Pfizer. After ten years in sales, Gina took some time off to raise her family. During that time, she volunteered at numerous fundraising and community building events, keeping her active in the community and still close to her family. If she is not spending time with her family and friends, you can usually find her hiking one of the many great trails in Phoenix.
Lindsay St.Clair is the Development Manager at notMYkid. She is responsible for developing and managing notMYkid's annual giving plan to meet strategic initiatives. She also works with local businesses to provide Corporate Lunchbox programs, educating employees with valuable information about the challenges kids and families face today.
Lindsay is an Arizona native and ASU graduate with a degree in Broadcast Management/Communications. She received her Master's of Business Administration degree in 2008. Lindsay has more than ten years of successful sales and management experience, mainly in the pharmaceutical and specialty pharmacy industry. Her love for the medical field and helping others succeed led her to teach professional development courses at a local college specializing in healthcare degrees. Lindsay has always been active within the community and after a year of traveling and volunteering abroad, she is excited to combine her sales background with her passion of helping young people make positive life choices as part of the team at notMYkid. Lindsay is also a certified life coach and yoga instructor.
Manager of Adult Programs
As Manager of Adult Programs, Sam oversees all of our adult speakers and programming for the adult education presentations. He spends most of his time developing Power Point presentations, researching topic information and statistics, observing adult speakers, developing and maintaining a current training curriculum, and actively training all Adult Speakers.
Sam began speaking for notMYkid in August of 2009 and moved into his current position in December of 2010. Sam has a Bachelors of Arts in Christian Ministries with a Minor in Business Administration from Arizona Christian University. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Divinity.
Manager of Youth Programs
In 2010, Sarah began working for notMYkid as a Depression speaker. In 2012, she was promoted to Manager of Youth Programs. She is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training all of notMYkid’s young adult speakers, as well as retaining the speakers already sharing their stories for the organization. She is also involved with Vital U, notMYkid’s college initiative which encourages students to examine how they live healthy lives.
Sarah is married with two energetic sons who keep her on her toes. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University. During rare moments of free time, Sarah enjoys a good nap. She can also be found crafting and enjoying the perfect sandwich.
Manager of Scheduling
Freddie joined notMYkid as a speaker on safe dating. Soon after being hired as a speaker, she joined our full time staff as our Manager of Scheduling. Before coming to notMYkid, Freddie attended school, pursuing nursing while working as a medical assistant and speaking at organizations such as Crisis Pregnancy Centers and Youth Groups. After working for notMYkid, she discovered she has a heart for the non-profit world and in communications, and is currently pursuing a different degree. Freddie loves working in the office setting, however, she truly feels called to share her story to the world, in hopes to encourage and inspire those around her. She and her husband hope to continue to be part of the journey notMYkid is on, no matter where life leads them.
Freddie loves the outdoors and can be found snowboarding in winter, hiking during the summer and attending church on Sundays. Originally from Montana, she tends to perk up during the winter seasons and enjoys the cold. Soon, she and her husband hope to start a family of their own.
As Development Coordinator, Jansen's main role is to research and organize the many projects from the Development and Sales Teams. With her assistance and incredible attention to detail, the Development and Sales Teams can focus on finding additional funding to keep notMYkid sustainable for years to come. Additionally, she assists with grant writing. Her favorite part of the job is having the opportunity to hear our speakers share their stories.
Jansen was born and raised in Arizona. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University in December 2011, with a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology and a minor in Sociology.
Debbie Moak founded notMYkid, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about prevalent youth and adolescent mental and behavioral health issues, in April of 2000.
Ms. Moak is committed to instilling a proactive approach to teen and parenting issues by raising awareness through educational programs. She is a much sought after speaker who has traveled internationally to speak to thousands of teens and parents about her personal experience with substance abuse in her own family as well as others she has reached through notMykid, Inc. Her presentations emphasize her optimism about the relationship between parent and child and the impact all parents can have in preventing or intervening in substance abuse in their own family.
As a retired elementary school teacher, Ms. Moak cites raising her own two children as one of her greatest privileges and greatest challenges. She is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and holds a dual certificate in Education and Special Education. She taught elementary school for 10 years and cites her work at notMYkid has her “best classroom”.
Ms. Moak resides in Arizona with her husband Steve of 35 years. Although having raised her family, it is with the great support of her husband, two grown sons and her daughter-in-law who motivate her to accomplish more on behalf of today’s youth.
Steve began his career, while in college with Duro Paper Bag, in operations. Mr. Moak held positions with increasing responsibility with Avon Products, NCR Corp., and America Express/Directel.
In 1989 Mr. Moak created ProMark One, a company that managed call centers for expanding bank and telecommunications companies. Under Mr. Moak’s leadership ProMark One expanded to a nationwide company.
In recognition of his management expertise, and the growth of ProMark One, Mr. Moak was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by Ernst and Young, in 1991. From 1993 until 1997, ProMark One was recognized as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies by Inc. Magazine.
In 1996, Mr. Moak sold ProMark One and in 1999 became chairman of the founding team of Synergy Solutions, a company that provides contact center solutions from a network of six sites in the US for some of the nation’s leading brands in healthcare, insurance, financial services and political advocacy. Synergy Solutions was recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, as well as in the Top 50 inbound and outbound Teleservices firms by Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.
In 2000, he and his wife Debbie founded notMyKid, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about prevalent youth and adolescent mental and behavioral health issues. Mr. Moak has traveled internationally speaking to parents and teens about his family’s story of substance abuse in order to raise aware of drug prevention.
In 2004, Mr. Moak purchased First Check, a California based home drug test company. This purchase decision was motivated by both his personal experience with drug testing his own child and from seeing other parents’ positive response and interest when speaking of his experiences. Mr. Moak saw the opportunity for home drug tests to be used as a prevention tool and a way he could further contribute to drug prevention efforts nationally. First Check was sold to Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc., which has committed to continue First Check’s support of Project 7th Grade and its efforts to reduce drug use among today’s youth.
Mr. Moak is also a founding member of Social Venture Partners, an organization committed to developing philanthropy and volunteerism to achieve positive social change in Maricopa County. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1977 with a degree in Criminal Justice.
In 2006, Mr. Moak was appointed to the White House Advisory Commission on Drug-Free Communities Program. The commission advises the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), which in conjunction with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) directs the Drug-Free Communities Support Program. Mr Moak is also a member of the Dorrance Family Foundation Board as well as the United Way Foundation Board.
Mr. Moak and his wife Debbie reside in Paradise Valley. They have two sons ages 32 and 29. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, swimming, skiing and traveling.
Dr. Mark Rohde
Dr. Rohde graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State, did graduate work at ASU, University of Oxford (England), & the University of Northern Colorado, and was a Mott Foundation Fellow. He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Union Graduate School / Union Institute and additionally completed three years of training with the Post-Graduate Institute for Family Therapy. He most often works with children, adolescents & families and frequently employs a combination of individual, family and group psychotherapy.
Mark holds Diplomate status with the American Board of Assessment Psychology and has specialty certification in addictions treatment from the American College of Professional Psychology. He is a former teacher who has held administrative positions at a private school, an addictions treatment center, a community mental health center, and a residential treatment program. Mark has been recognized for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology by the Arizona Psychological Association. He has an interest in computer applications in psychology and is a founder of notMYkid. Mark is on the faculty of the Institute for Creative Change.
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