Charli is a retired high school teacher from the North Kansas City School District, and a former medical center and hospice chaplain and bereavement counselor. She currently serves as the Caregiver Support Coordinator at Northland Shepherd’s Center. Charli has served on several local, statewide, and national committees and boards, including the Missouri National Education Association Legislative and Human Rights Committees and as MNEA Government Relations Team Chair, Northland Community Services Coalition, Northland Diversity Council, and the Northland Ethnic Festival, serving also as the festival emcee. Charli was a Founding Board Member of the Clay County African American Legacy Consortium.
Charli enjoys travelling with her husband of 35 years, Keivan Moghadam, and spending time with family and friends in her backyard English garden, which she calls her “Little Bit o’ Heaven.” She is a Jazz, Big Band, and 80’s music lover, and enjoys dancing, Yoga, Qigong, and reading. She delights in meeting and learning from people from all walks of life, as she believes they enrich her soul. Her passion is to serve humanity and to empower others to live their Best Life at every stage of growth.