Our Board and Staff

The Family Conservancy Board of Directors and Executive Staff

Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Michael Luby, Chair
Dennis Barnett, Community Volunteer
Amanda Keller, Johnson County, Kansas
Larry Lerner, Levy & Craig
Julie Matlage, Black & Veatch
Stephen Nixon, TYR Energy
Neila Whitt, KCP&L
Anthony Andrews, Church of Faith International
Sara Anthony, Waddell & Reed
Don Ash, Wyandotte County Sheriff
Tracy Benteen, State Street
Olushola Bodie, DST Systems
Erin Brower, Hallmark Cards
Cheryl Carpenter-Davis, MCC-Penn Valley
Brian Dunn, J.E. Dunn Construction
Joe Harmon, Hallmark Cards
Renee Herrmann, Community Volunteer
Nick Nash, Union Bank & Trust
Philip McKnight, Stinson Leonard Street
Sandra Olivas, Brotherhood Bank
Ryan Patton, EVP Capital Advisors
Jovanna Rohs, UMKC Institute for Human Development
Maggie Ross, Ivy Funds/Waddell & Reed
Pat Thelen, UMB
Cami Walker, Empower Retirement
Christi Weaver, The Polished Edge Fine Jewelry
Matt Webb, Bank of Kansas City
Archie Wesley, DST Systems
JR Majors, Executive Director Emeritus
Executive Staff
Dean Olson, President and CEO
Kristin Graue, Vice President of Administration & Finance
Christopher Potthast, Vice President of Administration & Finance
Jocelyn Mourning, Vice President of Development & Communications
Paula Neth, VIce President of Programs


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