Board of Directors

Fiscal Year 2021

Kanon Cozad

Board Chair

Pianosa Technology Partners

Shirley Bush Helzberg

Founding Chair

Dr. Derald Davis

Vice Chair

Kansas City Public Schools

Chuck McCann


The Whitlock Company

Finance Committee Chair

Michael Gonzales

Diversity & Inclusion Consortium

Maureen Mahoney

Unified Government of Wyandotte County

Tracie McClendon-Cole

City of Kansas City, MO

CEO Oversight & Compensation Chair

Miguel Rivera

Artist & Kansas City Art Institute

Julie Robinson

Trozollo Communications Group

Marketing Committee, Chair

Jon D. Stephens


Advocacy Committee, Chair

Michael Toombs

The Storytellers Inc.

Artist Collective

Eileen Weir

City of Independence, MO

Resource Development Committee, Chair

Amy Winterscheidt

Hallmark Corporate Foundation