Advisory Board

MFAN’s Advisory Board is a group of military and veteran spouses who are leaders and advocates in their communities. Advisors bring unique backgrounds to the table, giving MFAN a fuller understanding of what military families truly need and value. Through the diverse networks of each member, MFAN implements a peer-influencer model, which allows for real, authentic connection and information sharing across the military-connected community.

Meet Our Advisors

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Joanne Coddington

Joanne is an Army veteran and the spouse of an Army retiree, who she supported for 18 of his 22-year career. She is a licensed clinical mental…

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Heidi Dindial

Heidi is a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, active duty Navy spouse, and Navy veteran. She is a graduate of Old Dominion University (…

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Jen Goodale

Jen serves as director – military spouse & family for the government relations team at the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)…

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Joanna Guldin-Noll

Joanna is the writer and creator behind the popular military spouse website jomygosh.com and the co-author of Modern Military Spouse. Her writ…

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Lauren Hope

Lauren is an Army spouse and passionate supporter of military families. A realtor in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the PCS agent at Milhousin…

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Maggie Van Lieshout

Maggie is a creative, strategic professional with experience in government, politics, and public relations/communications. She has a passion f…

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Kyra Mailki

Kyra is a Department of the Air Force civilian employee currently working as an installation resident advocate in Colorado Springs, Colorado. …

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Cindy Meili

Cindy is the assistant director of the Onondaga County Veteran Service Agency in Syracuse, New York. She also serves as the veteran outreach c…

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Mary Monrose

Mary is a credentialed advocate, active duty Navy spouse, mom, and co-host of Shine Sis Podcast, a program dedicated to helping other military…

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Rachel Moyers

Rachel is an Air Force spouse, caregiver, and a dedicated advocate for military families. She provides military caregivers with evidence-based…

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Hana Romer

Hana is a Marine Corps veteran and Marine Corps spouse. She served 10 years active duty in the Marine Corps as an aviation ordnance technician…

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Alexandra Simon

Alexandra is a former educator turned project manager. A Navy spouse of ten years, she advocates for military-connected students and is a cont…

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Mychael Willon

Mychael is an active duty Army spouse, father, and retired educator. He currently is a stay-at-home dad volunteering in varied roles at the lo…

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