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Tami Greenberg
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Tara Adler
Associate Director of Development
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Charles Brown
Associate Director of Individual Giving
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Tanya Anissy Dunn
Donor Stewardship Manager
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Megan Evans
Family Services Manager
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Adrienne Fleck
Guest & Family Experience Manager
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Maggie Freeman
Director of Programs
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Emily Gretzinger
Director of Marketing & Communications
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Julie Huttinger
Executive Assistant
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Mike Jeffries
Chief Development Officer
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Michael Kizzee
Director of Facilities
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Jessi Knobbe
Director of Finance
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Sarah Lamphere
Digital Marketing Specialist
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Alan Lubert
Community Relations Manager
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Mackenzie Lutz
Donor Relations Manager
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Allison Malott
Event & Engagement Coordinator
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Ivan Martinez
Housekeeping Coordinator
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Al McCalla
Facilities Specialist
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Ariel Penner
Volunteer Manager
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Lance Page
Facilities Maintenance Manager
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Lauri Robertson-Ortiz
Family Services Manager
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Jody Routon
Guest & Family Experience Coordinator
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Rose Shotwell
Volunteer Coordinator
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Monique Todd
Human Resources Manager
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Kelley VanTowle
Ronald McDonald Family Room Manager
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Lynne Yarnevich
Development Assistant
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Family Room Coordinators
Trina Allen
Angela Ferguson
Sonia Jackson
Natalie Kempton
Kathy Mihulka

Family Services Coordinators
Liz Abel
Jasmine Anderson
Taleshia Arnold
Shirolyn Batton
Terri Christensen
Micky Foos
Calista Gassman
Tracey Grant
Abby Maloy
Tonja McCoy
Margaret Munro-Ephland
Yolanda Navarrete
Kim Oehlerking
Lauren Oropeza
GlenNeisha Pouncil
Adele Rae
Brenda Rand
Liz Schneider
Kat Smith
Wendy Soto
Melissa Thorton

Board of Directors

Great guidance through wisdom and experience.

Executive Committee

Jon Wright, Board Chair, Burns & McDonnell
Stacie Prosser, Board Vice-Chair, Kansas City Business Journal
Holly O’Keefe, Board Treasurer, October Capital, LLC
Teresa Keller, Programs Chair, Olathe Health
Richard Hu, Facilities Chair, HJM Architects
Michael Chalfie, Development Chair, TMobile Center


Wale Akinmoladun, Spencer Fane LLP
Whitney Bartelli, CommunityAmerica Credit Union
Greg Fendler, Lankford+Fendler
Ryan Fischer, Children’s Mercy
Steve Fleischaker, Capitol Federal
Tirzah Gregory, HNTB Architecture
Chris Habiger, McDonald’s Owner/Operator
Paul Kempinski, Children’s Mercy
Steve Mills, Spire Energy
Kelly Simari, Community Volunteer
Angelo Trozzolo, Trozzolo Communications Group
Jodi Ward, McDonald’s Owner/Operator
Matt Wildman, Cerner Corporation
Vernon Williams, Dimensional Innovations