About Childsafe



Staff Members

Kimberly Allen
Executive Director
Kimberly has over 20 years of Development experience, serving as the Director of Development for Missouri Health Advocacy Alliance, Marillac Children’s Psychiatric Hospital and the Center for Human Services.  She was the Marketing Director for the Missouri State Fair for ten years.  Kimberly has a Masters degree in Education from the University of Central Missouri and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communications from Fort Hays State University.  She and Paul, her husband have lived in the Sedalia area for over 30 years.  They have two adult sons, two lovely daughters-in-law and four active and awesome grandchildren! Kim enjoys traveling, walking in the country, practicing yoga and she appreciates all the fine arts.

Mari Asbury
Forensic Interviewer

Jordan Reynolds
Child Advocate

Brenda Corbett
Child & Family Therapist

Katie Kirby
Child & Family Therapist

Judi White
Office Manager
Judi White is the Office Manager/Volunteer Coordinator.  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 serves on the Board of Directors for the Saline County United Way and is  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.

Amanda Johnson
Child Advocate

Amanda Johnson is a Child Advocate who began working at Child Safe in March 2011.  She graduated with honors from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.  Amanda works directly with families and offers support throughout the investigation process and beyond.  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.

Dorothy Herndon
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 enjoying her retirement the rest of the time.  She lives on a farm, has horses, a dog, a cat and a huge garden.  She enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and traveling.

Ashlea Lutjen
Forensic Interviewer

Ashlea Lutjen is a forensic interviewer and joined Child Safe in May of 2015. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Social Psychology from Park University in March of 2007. Ashlea has a young son and enjoys spending her time trying to keep up with him. In her free time she enjoys reading, movies, and music. Ashlea and her family spend a lot of time outdoors and enjoy quality time together.