Board Members

Carrie Moore, executive director

MS Communication, University of Utah; founder of The Bradley Center; board certified chaplain and veteran journalist. Duties – administration, policy and procedure development, oversight and organization of peer group grief support program; volunteer recruitment and training; board member recruitment, community outreach, marketing and office duties.

Janice Taylor, board chair

MBA, Brigham Young University; Bradley Center co-founder; former development director, LifeLine non-profit addiction recovery program; small business owner. Helps oversee volunteer training, leads peer group grief support, program development and fundraising.

Kathie Marsh, vice chair

Office manager – BGS from Brigham Young University, management emphasis and from Salt Lake Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Visual Arts and Photography. Duties – bookkeeping and office administration, database creation and maintenance, helps oversee volunteer training and peer group grief support.

Kathy Aiken, board member

Attended the University of Utah, 30 years in Sports Broadcasting; newsroom manager at BYU School of Communications; leader of large church youth group.

Simone Black, board member

Simone Soffe Black is the Community Outreach Director for Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Homes. She earned a bachelor’s degree from BYU in public relations. She is president of the Utah Aging Alliance and volunteers with Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Community Nursing Services, Rocky Mountain Hospice and Intermountain Medical Center.

Alison Cole, board member

Hospice and home care employee for 10 years, and funeral services provider for 2 years. Bradley Center teen grief support group facilitator.

Terra Dennis, board member

BA in History with an emphasis on religious history, certified Chaplain, Murray Chaplain Chapter President, currently working as Patient and Family Care Advocate with hospice and Bradley Center teen facilitator.

Valerie Lambert, board member

Master of Social Work, University of Utah; Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified in Thanatology (death studies). In Private practice with emphasis on bereavement counseling since 2001. Adjunct professor at University of Utah; Nursing/Gerontology Department.

Kelly Purser, board member

Certified Public Accountant. Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA). Partner, HJ & Associates, L.L.C. Has been involved with the Uptown Down’s organization.

Karen Thomson

Karen Thomson, board member – M.Ed, Brigham Young University; former elementary school principal and educator; member, Jordan Education Foundation. Bradley Center children’s grief support group facilitator.

Elizabeth Squires, board member

Attended Bible College in Texas and Oklahoma. Has worked in the senior care industry for 10 years and has served as a Home Care Administrator. She currently is the Director of Community Outreach at Larkin Mortuary.

Behka White, board member

Utah County Director for groups in High School and Junior Highs, in partnership with UVU internship program; BS Physical Education, BYU; Youth Development Program Director, Girls Basketball Coach, and Educator at Mountain View HS.

Shantel McBride, marketing advisor

Chaplain, Good Shepherd Homecare and Hospice; life coach and personal improvement conference presenter; local radio talk show host. Bradley Center grief support group volunteer.