• 3015 South 14th Street,
  • Fort Smith, AR 72901
  • 479.783.0018

CES Management & Board of Directors

Executive Director, Jack Moffett

IMG_0150Jack Moffett is the Executive Director for the Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter. The Executive Director is selected by the Board of Directors and assumes supervisory responsibilities of the total residential program operations. The Executive Director carries out the mission statement, policies and procedures for the Children’s Emergency Shelter.
Native to Fort Smith, Jack previously worked in Healthcare Management, private business ownership, and most recently, the non-profit sector of Bost Inc. Prior to assuming directorship of the CES, Jack served on the CES Board of Directors. Jack is a graduate of Hendrix College and holds a masters degree in Business Administration and Education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Jack has served as the Executive Director of the CES since 2011.


Director of Operations, Ami Curry

amiAmi Curry is the Director of Operations for the Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter. She fulfills the duties of the Director of Social Services as required by DHS Minimum Licensing Requirements. As the Director of Operations, Ami is responsible for ensuring that all programmatic requirements of the DHS Minimum Licensing Requirements are met. Ami reports directly to the Executive Director and is the designee in charge during times when the Executive Director is absent.
Ami has worked at the CES since 2004 and previously served as the Director of Social Services. Prior to working at the CES, Curry worked with special needs children as an Early Childhood Development Specialists at Kids First for 3 years. She is a lifelong resident of Fort Smith and attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville where she obtained her bachelors in early childhood education and holds a Masters of Arts & Teaching (MAT) .


Director of Development, Ashley Ahlert

ashley ahlert-2 Ashley Ahlert is the Director of Development for the Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter. As the Director of Development, Ashley plans, develops and implements the fundraising, marketing, and public relations strategy for the Children’s Emergency Shelter. The position is responsible for developing fundraising, marketing, public relations plans with specific goals and measurable outcomes that align with the organization’s mission, vision and strategic plan.
Born and raised in Fort Smith, Ashley is passionate about improving the lives of those in the community. In 2013-2014, she served as the President of the Junior League of Fort Smith, which coincidentally founded the CES in the mid-1990’s. Ashley has a bachelor’s degree in English and Secondary Education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. For more information on how you can support the CES, call Ashley at (479)242-5771 or Ashley@fsces.org


CES Board of Directors:

Chuck Stanick- President
Cheryl Anderson- Vice President
Rita Young- Secretary
Lianne Forsey- Treasurer
Brent McGruder
Kayla Moschner
Mark Schluterman
Captilles Vick
Rodney West
Ivory Fitzpatrick (JLFS Liason)

For more info on the CES, email info@fsces.org