The Wellness Center Staff
Executive Director Wellness Center
Kasi N. Lacey
, PhD. is the Executive Director of The Wellness Center and a part-time faculty member. Dr. Howard received her counseling psychology doctoral degree from Texas Tech University and completed her pre-doctoral internship at University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a licensed psychologist in the State of Missouri. She has worked in various settings including a community mental health agency, a cancer center hospital, a student counseling center, a psychology clinic, and the TTU psychology department. Kasi arrived from Texas Tech University where she has worked with students for over 6 years. Her research and clinical interests include: therapy with couples, sexual assault and trauma, grief, multicultural/identity concerns, health concerns, positive psychology, and supervision of trainees. Kasi lives in Fulton with her husband, Ryan Lacey.
Assistant Director Wellness Center
Amanda Stevens, MEd, RD, LD, is the Assistant Director of The Wellness Center and a part-time faculty member. She has a Master's Degree in Educational and Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Health Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a registered and licensed dietitian. Amanda’s professional interests are nutritional counseling and wellness education. She hopes to inspire others towards healthy lifestyle changes.
Health Clinic Coordinator
Jackie Pritchett is the Clinic Coordinator for The Wellness Center. She brings 15 years of professional administrative experience to Westminster. Jackie is an active member of Southside Baptist Church and enjoys her participation in the community choir, The Callaway Singers. Jackie and her husband Ken live in Fulton. Their daughter Jayme lives and works in Michigan and stayed with her family’s tradition of working in the nuclear industry. Their son Todd is a firefighter for the City of Fulton. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Jackie enjoys reading, attending various musical venues, and expanding her historical knowledge through research and travel. She also enjoys vacationing on beautiful beaches.
The Wellness Center contracts with Fulton Medical Clinic which is a part of Callaway Community Hospital for a nurse practitioner. A nurse practitioner is available during business hours and when school is in session in The Wellness Center M-F 8:30-4:30 to service the health needs of our students. The nurse practitioner from Fulton Medical Clinic is approved by the Executive Director and Clinic Coordinator to ensure they fit with Westminster College and The Wellness Center’s mission and are a fit for the unique needs of our students.
Alan Nellis is the Administrative Assistant for The Wellness Center. He worked in the mental health field for over 30 years, including 25 years at Fulton State Hospital. He obtained a degree in Music Performance and is an active professional musician, performing with the Missouri Symphony Orchestra and in many other classical, jazz and pop venues. Alan lives in Fulton. He and his wife enjoy traveling, visiting their family, and continuing to learn. He looks forward to meeting students and assisting them.
Kelly Famuliner, MSW, LCSW, is a full time counselor at The Wellness Center. She has her Master's Degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Missouri. Kelly studied at the University of Missouri-Columbia where she took an active role in several campus organizations which served as the impetus for her excitement and passion in working with college students. Kelly's main clinical interests include stress and anxiety management, strengths-based counseling, the use of cognitive behavioral techniques, and interdisciplinary, client-centered treatment. Kelly enjoys entertaining family and friends, traveling, running, art projects, and most of all, spending time with her husband, Ryan.
Anne Rulo, LMFT, LPC is a part-time counselor at the Wellness Center. She received her Master's Degree in Human Development & Family Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master's Degree in Counseling from Stephens College. She has previously worked with individuals, groups and families of adjudicated adolescents in the Division of Youth Services. She currently teaches as adjunct faculty at Stephens College and enjoys assisting students in the process of becoming successful in their collegiate years and beyond. She enjoys spending time with family and lives in Fulton with her husband Tim and son Caleb.
Caroline Lorene Rodriguez has been working at The Wellness Center since the Fall of 2012. She is currently working on her Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Peak Performance/Positive Psychology at the University of Missouri at Columbia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and her Master of Arts from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. In her spare time, she enjoys spontaneous adventures, music, cooking, and watching old movies.
Stephanie Keiko Takamatsu is currently working on her Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in both multiculturalism and addictive behaviors at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Irvine in Cognitive Psychology. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, rock climbing, spending time with family and friends, and travelling.