Board Member – Paulette Spaulding

Paulette Spaulding was born in Kansas City Mo. and along with her family moved to Shawnee Mission, KS. at the age of 11.

Paulette SpauldingPaulette was very active while attending Shawnee Mission West High School where she participated in Choir as well as Speech and Forensics. Upon graduation from Shawnee Mission West, Paulette began her college career at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS) where she majored in Child Psychology and was active in the campus Gospel Choir and the Black Student Union. Paulette has been employed as an Insurance Claims Specialist for the last 15 years and is the mother of an 11 year old daughter. After being diagnosed with PTSD in 2013, Paulette decided that rather than be a victim she would be victorious over this diagnosis.

She not only sponsors a free annual conference entitled “Let the Healing Begin” but is also in the process of forming the “I am More” foundation, which will provide education, advocacy, and encouragement to those who have been the victims of domestic abuse and/or violence. Paulette is also in the process of writing a book that chronicles her life story. Finally, Paulette is also an active member of her local church where she participates in the Choir, Acting Ensemble, and a story teller with the youth of the church. Paulette’s mantra is “I am More and So are You”.