Helping Children Transition as Their Family Dynamics Change


Jessica Morrow
Director of Program Operations


Jessica Morrow began advocating for children in KS in 2011 and previously worked at Families Together, Inc., where she specialized in working with families that included a child(ren) with special needs and/or special health care needs. In 2013 and 2014 Jessica attended Johnson County Community College where she studied Business Administration.


Jessica began working at The Layne Project in March, 2015 and transitioned into the role as the Services Coordinator and Outreach Specialist in July 2017. Jessica received certification in Program Management from the Supervised Visitation Network ( in July 2017. Jessica resides with her significant other and three children, Lukas, Boden and Sage in Johnson County, KS.

Rebecca Grant 
Administrative Assistant


Rebecca will complete her Bachelors Of Social Work degree this May from Avila University and will go on to peruse her Masters in Social Work and the University of Kansas. She is currently working with foster and adoptive children with her BSW practicum. She has several years of experience working with children. Rebecca started with The Layne Project in 2020. She is passionate about children and is excited to start her social work practice. Rebecca loves being outside and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Michelle Burnett
Executive Administrative Assistant


After working in Property Management for nearly 20 years, Michelle started with The Layne Project in September 2020. She is ecstatic to be working with a company that is providing so much positive change in the lives of children, parents and families. Michelle is a Lawrence, Kansas local, married and has three children; ages 27, 21, and 8, with which she devotes the majority of her time to; including a dog and two cats. Her favorite past-time is having all 3 of her kiddos home and just hanging out visiting.  She also enjoys watching her youngest play in all his sport activities and whenever she has a moment, her favorite summer hobby is to take advantage of the calm waters at Lonestar Lake for a day of Stand-Up Paddle Boarding.