Executive Committee

Adam Criblez, Ph.D.

Adam Criblez, Ph.D.

Chairman | Cape Girardeau

Director, Center for Regional History
Southeast Missouri State University

Tom Hershewe, J.D.

Tom Hershewe, J.D.

Vice-Chairman | Kansas City

Attorney
Dollar, Burns and Becker LLC

John Robinson, III

John Robinson, III

Treasurer | Finance Chair | Caledonia

Regional – Eastern MO & Illinois Compliance Officer
Central Bancompany

Deborah Taffa

Deborah Taffa

Development Chair | St. Louis
Marci Bennett

Marci Bennett

Government Relations Chair | St. Joseph
Vetta Thompson, Ph.D.

Vetta Thompson, Ph.D.

Grants Chair | St. Louis

Professor
Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Faye Dant

Faye Dant

Missouri Humanities Awards Chair | Hannibal

Executive Director, Jim’s Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center

Randy Maness, J.D.

Randy Maness, J.D.

MHC Trust Fund Member | Doniphan

Board

Ina Anderson

Ina Anderson

Kansas City

Senior Program Officer
Greater Kansas City LISC

Laura Dierberg Ayers, J.D.

Laura Dierberg Ayers, J.D.

St. Louis

Attorney
Laura Dierberg Ayers, Attorney at Law

Thomas Brandom

Thomas Brandom

Liberty
Susanne Evens

Susanne Evens

Chesterfield

CEO, AAA Translation
President, St. Louis - Stuttgart Sister Cities

Gloria Galanes, Ph.D.

Gloria Galanes, Ph.D.

Springfield

Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Missouri State University
Professor - Communication Department

Justin Kalwei, J.D.

Justin Kalwei, J.D.

Lee’s Summit

Attorney
Kalwei Law Firm, LLC

Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson

Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson

Raytown

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, retired
Author and Speaker on World War II History

Blake Sherer, J.D.

Blake Sherer, J.D.

Kansas City

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Platte County, Missouri

Deborah Taffa

Deborah Taffa

St. Louis

Developer, Cortona Properties
Professor, Webster University/Summer Writer’s Institute at WUSTL

Erica Doerhoff

Erica Doerhoff

St. Louis
Michelle Ducre

Michelle Ducre

Carl Junction
Margaret (Mitz) Huffman

Margaret (Mitz) Huffman

Branson
Mary Kennedy

Mary Kennedy

Kansas City
Diana Reiter

Diana Reiter

Independence
Pamela Riggs

Pamela Riggs

Marshall
Marvin Silliman

Marvin Silliman

Sunrise Beach
Carol Bell Silvey

Carol Bell Silvey

West Plains

Senior Associate for Advancement, Community Foundation of Ozarks

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