Our Team

Reeivice Girtman

Executive VP of Business Development

Reeivice spent many years in education as a teacher and principal in south Alabama. In fact, his school(he) used the Liberty's Legacy program to help positively transform the culture of the school and community. His personal and professional experience with Liberty's Legacy provides a unique perspective and will serve him well as he seeks to support teachers and principals who implement the program. “I truly believe in our mission. Today, more than ever, our kids need to be taught the importance of civic pride and responsibility.” Reeivice has demonstrated great leadership skills in the past and he hopes to use those skills to help our TEAM take the Next Great Americans Tour NATION WIDE!

Cynthia Green

Director of Admin and Education Services

After a long career in teaching, Cynthia now heads-up curriculum and is the smiling face of teacher-training. "This is the perfect job for me," she says. "It allows me to continue my passion for working with educators and students. I am also able to explore ways in which we can infuse civic education into our educational system in a creative and exciting way. I am blessed."

Jessica Quillin

Regional Educational Director

As one of the first elementary school teachers to join our team, Jessica was excited about the idea of helping to share our mission. With a background in education, Jessica enjoys working with students and teachers as they participate in the Super Citizen Program. "I hope to encourage children to grow up to be active in their communities," she says. "My job motivates me to be the type of adult that we are challenging the children in our program to become."

Jana Jordan

Regional Educational Director

Jana is the newest member of our Education Team and and comes to us with more than 28 years experience in the classroom as a teacher and instructional coach. “As a former teacher I’m excited about sharing the lessons of good character, leadership, and appreciation with teachers and their students,” she says.  "I’m proud to work for a company that has our young children’s futures at heart!” 

Joyce Bishop

Regional Educational Director

Joyce travels from county to county working with schools, teachers and sponsors to help maximize program implementation. She's too modest to know it but she embodies her favorite quote: “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.”― John Wesley

Penny Kinsey

Regional Educational Director

Penny Kinsey has been an educator in south Alabama for 26 years, most recently as Principal of Admiral Moorer Middle School. The past two years she has worked extraordinarily well with the Liberty’s Legacy team, because her school helped to develop and pilot our middle school program, "American Characters." Penny adds plenty of passion, energy, and experience to our team as a Regional Educational Director serving schools primarily in south Alabama.

Tawanna Vickers

Program Director/Tour Manager

There are countless hours that go into making sure the Next Great Americans Tour Bus is road ready and their tour schedule is on point. Tawanna manages all aspects when it comes to the Liberty’s Legacy attending your school’s Kickoff’s or Celebrations. “Knowing the impact that we are making in children’s hearts makes this the best job in the world to me,” she says. "Every year brings on more adventures and I can’t wait to see how much farther we can take this bus.“

Nick McLendon

Events Technician

From changing the engine and generator oil, to tire inspections, even cleaning the water system, roof, and of course the bus itself- it takes a lot to keep this bus moving safely while on the road. Nick is also responsible for the stage setup and production of the Libby Liberty’s performance. Nick isn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves and he gets the job done.

Kristen Sharp

Performance and Communications Specialist

You may find her on stage as Libby Liberty™, coaching talent to educate and entertain or hosting digital curriculum that reaches far and wide to impact students. Kristen is a former Broadway actor, a current mother of twins, a servant leader and an all-round model of a super citizen. Her spirit and character (on stage and personally) influence our mission, our methods and the materials that transform classrooms and communities.

Kelli Dodd

Performance and Communications Specialist

Kelli Dodd is a former high school Spanish teacher at Ranburne High School in northeast Alabama. She also has a blossoming career on stage performing in many roles and shows including Central Alabama Theatre’s Smoke on the Mountain and Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Secret Garden. Kelli will support our team in many ways, most notably in the role of Libby Liberty. And with Kelli’s multifaceted talents, she will also write, photograph, and help document our events throughout the year. Kelli brings versatility and exuberance to our team and we’re overjoyed to have her on board.

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