Our Board of Directors (United States)
Kate cavanaugh, board chair (dallas, texas, usa)
Kate Alpert Cavanaugh began her career in real estate in 2004 working on due diligence, closings, and client and investor relations with a successful Dallas retail and land developer. Prior to real estate she worked as Assistant Director and then Director of Christian Education at churches in South Carolina and Texas. With Stewart Title since 2007, Kate is responsible for maintaining and developing new business relationships and assisting her team with marketing efforts. She has secured numerous multi-million dollar transactions across the United States.
Kate is an active Board member of several Dallas based philanthropies, including CARE Dallas, The Dallas Christian Leadership Prayer Breakfast, and The Real Estate Council. She is also a volunteer for Family Legacy, focused on the children in Zambia, and an active member of 4Word for Women and various real estate organizations. Kate and her husband Chip have four grown children and several furry children together.
mike hogan, treasurer (austin, texas, usa)
Mike Hogan began his career serving his country in the U.S. Air Force and was involved in numerous U.S. and overseas assignments. Mike holds a Texas Master Peace Officers license and a Commercial Pilots license. Mike received degrees in Computer Science and Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany. Immediately thereafter, Mike began working in development for several early stage technology companies in Austin, Texas. In 1997, Mike helped launch ViaVideo, immediately purchased by Polycom Inc., and spent the following five years working as a software engineer and designer, primarily focused on human factors and internet development.
Mike’s experience developing software launched him into a season focused on international development work and volunteerism in Meixco and later Zambia. He formed several companies in the U.S. and Cayman Islands, creating a boutique lending operation between ex-pats and local companies, as well as various construction operations. Mike launched and maintains Escondo, LLC to develop a small Longhorn ranch outside of Austin. Mike has served on the board of directors for a medical device manufacturer and guided it through its recent sale. Most recently, Mike has been involved with a large Zambian based NGO where he serves as its operations and construction lead, as well as managing its lodge facilities.
Sara Gallivan, secretary (dallas, Texas, usa)
Sara Gallivan serves as the Short-Term Missions Director at Family Legacy Missions International, where she is responsible to help coordinate, manage and execute short-term mission trips to Lusaka, Zambia for up to 1,000 volunteers every year. Sara feels called by God to help facilitate the powerful experience that can take place in a short-term mission trip to engage God’s heart through the “least of these,” the orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia. You can find her energized by walking alongside and building relationships with those preparing to serve overseas in Zambia.
Sara grew up in Fort Worth, Texas and graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 2013. Before God called Sara to full-time ministry, she worked in the corporate world in I.T. Recruiting and Real Estate Development. Sara feels grateful for the gained experience from these opportunities but feels like ministry is where she can really flourish. Sara resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband, Travis where they are active members of Watermark Community Church.
c.c. wood, board member (DENVER, COLORADO, usa)
C.C. received her B.A.s in Spanish and Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009 and her law degree from Southern Methodist University in 2013. After graduating law school, C.C. worked as an associate at a top labor and employment law firm for three years before deciding to stay home with her young children, Margot and Hudson. She also operates a small business from home, CCBABY, which creates adjustable baby clothes and gives back to various organizations, including TKP.
C.C. and her husband, Conner, relocated to Denver (from Dallas) in 2018 and have loved diving in at Fellowship Denver Church and experiencing God's beautiful creation in a new way in Colorado. C.C. finds deep joy in using her gifts to meet the needs of others; she is especially passionate about marriage ministry, grief support, and advocating for the lives of the unborn.
Our Board of Directors (Zambia)
Emmanuel sichone, chaIrman (lusaka, Zambia)
Emmanuel, born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia, currently serves as a Social Services Program Manager, overseeing all day-to-day program operations for Family Legacy’s education system for 15,000 students in 25 schools. More specifically, Emmanuel is responsible to manage and oversee three main departments that allow Family Legacy to continue to reach, protect and educate the vulnerable children through community development, child protection, assessment and placement.
For almost a decade, Emmanuel has served tirelessly and vigorously in various roles within the education system in Lusaka, including area coordinator, classroom educator and deputy program manager. Emmanuel has acquired a certificate in social work and is currently continuing his education in Social Work Practice and Developmental Studies at the University of Africa. Emmanuel is a proud husband to his lovely wife Magdalene and they have 4 children. In addition to his passion for his family and vulnerable children in Zambia, Emmanuel is most of all passionate about following Jesus Christ. He currently serves as an elder of Bethel Christian Center.
MARiah glasener, treasurer (Dallas, texas, usa)
Mariah Glasener began her career working as an elementary school teacher in Southlake, Texas. Soon after, she felt God's call to follow her passion for the orphaned and vulnerable children of Zambia. Mariah moved to Lusaka in January 2015 and began working full-time for Family Legacy, a Christian non-profit organization. During her 4.5 years on the ground, Mariah served in administration for Family Legacy's residential facility as the Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator, facilitating team communications and administrative logistics for the care of over 700 orphaned and vulnerable children and 150 staff.
In August 2018, Mariah began serving on the TKP Board of Directors in Zambia as Treasurer. The following year, in July 2019, Mariah resigned from her position at Family Legacy to relocate back to Dallas, Texas and begin serving with TKP full-time as the Development and Operations Manager in the U.S.
Mariah grew up in Southlake, Texas, where she attended Carroll High School and graduated in 2009. She then attended Texas A&M University and graduated in 2013 with her degree in elementary education. Mariah loves spending time with her family, traveling the world, and baking in her spare time.
audrey mwanza, secretary (lusaka, zambia)
Audrey Mwanza, based in Lusaka, Zambia, passionately serves as a professional psychologist specializing in private counseling for children, teens, and adults, as well as a Program Manager for 25 schools and 15,000 orphaned and vulnerable children in Zambia. Audrey has received a master’s level of education in Child and Adolescent Psychology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and is registered with the Psychology Association of Zambia.
Audrey has over a decade of experience serving as a counselor in Zambia and is passionate about coming alongside her clients, encouraging them to see past their current circumstances or psychological state by equipping them with unique knowledge and skills to overcome and succeed in life. Prior to becoming a private counselor, Audrey served as a school counselor for six years at a private school, as well as a secondary science teacher.
Audrey is passionate about impacting and empowering the lives of individuals through education, professional counseling, and biblical discipleship. Audrey is happily married to her husband Kennedy and has three children, Kondwani, Mtendere, and Wonani.
Patricia Chapple, board member (lusaka, zambia)
Patricia “Pat” Chapple was born and raised in the United Kingdom. Her vast work experience began in UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where she soon was seconded to New York as the Personal Assistant to the UK Ambassador to the United Nations. She has also worked as a stewardess for British Airways, as well as the managing director of a multi-million pound travel company.
Pat moved to Lusaka, Zambia in 2009 and has served in various capacities within the city’s hospitality industry, including running and owning Sugarbush Café and managing the Lusaka Legacy Hotel and Conference Centre. Since arriving in Zambia, Pat has long-desired the opportunity to serve with a local charity; and she is excited and honoured to do so alongside the TKP team.
Pat resides in Lusaka, Zambia with two of her three children. She loves being “Granny Pat” to her 6 grandchildren and the girls and babies of TKP, and has a life-long love of horses.