WHO WE ARE

Welcome to the Chooch Foundation, where our commitment lies in building a mindful society through education, outreach, and community engagement. Established with a vision of fostering a global network that champions mental and emotional well-being, we dedicate ourselves to cultivating a culture of kindness and initiating positive change.

As a family deeply rooted in values of compassion, unity, and service, we have embarked on a meaningful journey to establish The Chooch Foundation. Our foundation is born from a shared belief in the power of family bonds and the profound impact we can make together in our community and beyond.

Since our inception, the Chooch Foundation has made significant strides in our Coaches Care Inititive, guided meditations,  and fundraisers.  Each achievement reaffirms our belief in the power of collective action and the difference we can make when we come together.

Kimberly Shilling

Director

kimshilling@thechooch.org

Kimberly Shilling, Justin’s aunt and the founder of The CHOOCH Foundation, resides in Clinton Township, MI. Her passion lies in promoting practices and programs that assist individuals in reducing stress and managing anxiety, ultimately fostering emotional stability and resilience through mindfulness techniques.

Kim is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues and actively contributes by offering online meditation classes twice monthly. She is also pursuing certification as a Yoga instructor with the goal of providing high-quality instruction in mindfulness and meditation practices.

Through her efforts at The CHOOCH Foundation, Kim aims to empower individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to improve their mental well-being and lead more fulfilling lives.

Craig Shilling

President

craigshilling@thechooch.org

Janet Stevens

Secretary

janetstevens@thechooch.org

Arica Dancy

Treasurer

aricadancy@thechooch.org

Arica is Justins cousin and serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer. She is currently living in Charlotte, NC. She works to uphold the financial integrity of the organization, providing sound guidance and stewardship of resources. Arica holds a degree from Southern New Hampshire University where she developed a strong foundation in financial management principles. Currently she is pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, where she is committed to expanding her knowledge and skills. During daytime hours she works as a Software Quality Engineer.

Outside of her professional endeavors, you can find Arica playing with her bulldog Missy, or reading the latest fantasy novel.

Arica is an invaluable asset to the board, driving the organization towards its financial goals and ensuring a secure and prosperous future.

Nathan Shilling

Executive Assisstant

nathanshilling@thechooch.org