Board of Directors


Penni Johnson Chair Retired-Missouri Court of Appeals
Chuck Etherington Vice Chair General Counsel-American Century Investments
Kathy Brick Treasurer CPA-Consultant-Community Volunteer
Christie Glaeser Secretary Director of Human Resources and Training-Original Bread Company/Panera Bread of Kansas
Erwin Abrams Director Retired-Hospice Director
Julie Allen Director

Director of Regulatory Compliance-Ameristar

Brenda Buhrmester Director Tax Manager, Rubin Brown, LLP
Susan Jackson Director Vice President/Client Manager Premier Banking - BMO Harris Bank
Salli Katz Director Community Volunteer
John Myers Director Regional Vice President - Cancer Services, HCA MidAmerica/Sarah Cannon
Bridget Romero Director Partner-Lathrop & Gage LLP
Jolene N. Shaw Director Consultant-Community Volunteer
Michelle Slattery Director Senior Vice President-Fleishman-Hillard, Inc.
Kimberly Winter Stern Director Owner-SternWrites-Freelance food, travel, Corporate PR/Radio Co-host
Kathy Sudeikis Director Vice-President-Corporate Relations-Acendas Travel
Steve Swanson Director Founder and Partner-Centric Projects
Chris Unruh Director Partner-Enterprise Solutions-MarketSphere Consulting
Judy Worrall Director

Area Vice-President-Gallagher Benefits Services



Past Chair/Founder  Mary Linna Woods