Officers/Board members:

James M. Malouff III President & Director
President, Malouff Companies

Anthony J. Andrade, AttorneyVice President & Director
Partner, Shook Hardy Bacon, Law Firm
International Litigation

Licia Clifton-James, Ph.D. Vice President & Director
Art History Professor, UMCK and KCAI

Ross P. Marine Secretary & Director
Marine Associates Consulting
Honorary Consul – Slovak Republic
Former President, International Visitors Council

Daniel P. Brigg Treasurer & Director
Senior Commercial Relationship Manager
BMO Harris Bank (Bank of Montreal Harris Bank)

Frederick Baehner Director
President, InterMark 3, Inc.

James R. Bergfalk Director
President, SGB Communications

Erik O. Bergrud Director
Associate Vice President of Constituent Engagement
Park University

Shelly J. CascioDirector
Owner, Brandjacobs Gallery

Gene T. Chavez, Ed.D Director
Adjunct Professor

Jo Anna A. Edgerton Director
President, Edgerton Global

Melissa Hope Birch, Ph.D.Director
Associate Professor, School of Business
University of Kansas

Kenneth R. Hoffman, Attorney Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, Legal Counsel and Director
Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C.
Shareholder/ Director

Richard L. Hughes Director
Convention and Tourism Consultant
Recently retired President of the Convention and
Visitors Council of Kansas City, Missouri


Hon. Kay W. Barnes
Former Mayor, Kansas City, MO

Hon. Richard L. Berkley
Former Mayor, Kansas City, MO

Hon. Emanuel Cleaver (D)
United States Congressman
5th District, Missouri

Hon. Jason Kander
Former Secretary of State-Missouri

R. Crosby Kemper III
Executive Director
Kansas City Public Library

Hon. Alfonso Navarr Bernachi
Consul of Mexico, Kansas City, MO

Ambassador Dario Paya Mira
Santiago, Chile
Former Permanent Representative (Chile) to the Organization of
American States

Hon. Kevin Yoder (R)
United States Congressman
3rd District, Kansas