Working Together

Our Mission

We invest in the success of office and administrative professionals by supporting innovative research, educational and professional development opportunities, and affordable housing initiatives.

The IAAP Foundation is a Kansas City, Missouri-based independent 501(c)(3) organization and a charitable partner of the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Together, IAAP and the IAAP Foundation form a support team for those who provide support in offices around the world.


Who We Are

We are a mission-driven organization committed to the success of administrative professionals.

What We Do

We provide ongoing support to office and administrative professionals through research, professional development, and affordable housing initiatives.

Who We Serve

We serve those working in the administrative profession and also those who are 62 or older who are in need of housing assistance.

How You Can Help

You can help the foundation by giving your time as an Ambassador and by providing financial support as a donor.

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Your Board of Directors

The IAAP Foundation Board of Directors provides leadership, governance, and oversight to the Foundation and is committed to its core purpose -- supporting admins and advancing the profession. Read more about our directors below. To contact any member of the Board of Directors, use the email links below. For general Foundation inquiries, please use our contact form or email Foundation staff


Cathie Hoke, CAP


Sharon Taylor, CAP


Barbara Braun, CAP

Director At-Large

Lacey Courtney, CAP

Director At-Large

Carissa Burgett, CAP

Director At-Large

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Our Foundation Staff

To contact any of our Foundation staff, email us or call us at 816-891-6600.

Our offices are located at 10502 N. Ambassador Dr., Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64153.


RaeLynn Gochnauer

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

Nikki Unmack

Foundation Specialist