About Childsafe




To Respond to and Prevent Child Abuse, Help Families Heal, and
Restore Childhood Hope

Staff Members

Matt Cordova
Forensic Interviewer

Mari Asbury
Program Manager / Forensic Interviewer

Mari Asbury is the Program Manager at Child Safe and one of three Forensic Interviewers.  Mari joined Child Safe in May of 2016.  She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from University of Central MO and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Colorado Tech.   She enjoys spending time with her family.

Seth Casey
Intake & Volunteer Coordinator

Brenda Corbett
Child & Family Therapist

Dorothy Herndon
Development Assistant

Dorothy joined Child Safe in January, 2014.  She retired as a supervisor from Pettis Co. Family Support in December, 2012.  She is working part time for Child Safe and enjoys her retirement the rest of the time.  She lives on a farm, has horses, a dog, cats and a huge garden.  She enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and traveling.

Amanda Johnson
Community Outreach & Education Specialist

Amanda Johnson began working at Child Safe in March 2011 as a Child Advocate.  She has recently switched roles and is now the Community Outreach & Education Specialist.  She graduated with honors from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.  Amanda works with community agencies, schools, and churches to provide training and education.  She is a married mother of three; who in her free time enjoys relaxing with a good book, taking portraits and spending time with her family and friends.

Katie Kirby
Child & Family Therapist

Jordan Reynolds
Forensic Interviewer

Jordan Reynolds began as a Child Advocate at Child Safe in October, 2016.  She has recently transitioned into the Forensic Interviewer role.  Jordan graduated with honors from Central Methodist University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology.  She is married and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Bobbie Seals
Child Advocate

Christal Tycksen
Child Advocate

Judi White
Business/Administrative Manager
Judi White is the Business/Administrative Manager.  She joined Child Safe in August 2004. Judi has a Bachelor's Degree in Education and previously worked for the State of Missouri in various capacities until her retirement in 2003, after 29 years of service. Judi has a son who resides in the state of California and a cat, Bailey.  Judi previously served on the Board of Directors for the Saline County United Way and was past president of the Sedalia Visual Art Association. In her spare time, Judi enjoys traveling to spend time with her son, spending time with friends and family, painting, listening to music, flower gardening, decorating and helping others.