KCCG Staff & Board

Staff

Ben Sharda – Executive Director

Andrea Mathew – Program Director

Courtney Foy – Development Director

Earlene Franks – Office Manager

Phil Meyer – Garden Manager

Izola Pickett – Front Office Assistant

Betty Burry – Development and Marketing Assistant

MaryAnna Henggeler – Schoolyard Gardens Coordinator

Micah Wilkins – Schoolyard Gardens Assistant

Crystal Fritz – Preschool Gardens Coordinator

Brandon Clay – Schoolyard Gardens Assistant, AmeriCorps

Bobby Wright – Community Partner Gardens Coordinator

Sharon Goldstein – Community Partner Gardens Coordinator

Christina Hofer – Community Gardens Assistant, Mennonite Voluntary Services

Shea Bergman – Youth and Home Gardens Coordinator

Gabriel Racca – Bilingual Outreach Coordinator (Spanish Language) & Volunteer Coordinator

Lois Hutchins – Beanstalk Garden Coordinator

Stacy Lasley- Greenhouse and Garden Assistant

Nikki Schaper – Beanstalk Garden Assistant, AmeriCorps

Rob Shoffner – Beanstalk Seeds Coordinator & Media Developer

Rob Reiman – Giving Grove Executive Director

Matt Bunch – Giving Grove Horticulturist

Amanda Lindahl – Giving Grove Community Engagement Coordinator

Kathy Jenkins Hart – Giving Grove Development Director

Erin Besson – Grant Writer

Justin Lark - Horticulture Assistant

Amy Eastin – Community Relations Coordinator

Board of Directors

Gordon Braun (President) - Protiviti, Inc.

Grace Scott-Golden (Vice President) – Mary Kay Cosmetics

Tim Hall, CPA (Treasurer) – Hostess Brands

Susan Dillard – Financial Services Professional

Anna Graether – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU)

Sammy Howell – Hallmark Cards, Retired

Brent Kroh – Elmwood Reclaimed Timber

Larry Lehman – Social Worker, Retired

Karen Palmer – KP Brand Communications

Augusta Wilbon – Community Volunteer

Brett A. Shanks - Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Neil J. Watkins - Epiq Systems, Inc.

Claire Boeshaar - Essense of Australia

Joseph P. Sweeny - Country Club Trust Company

James L. Bogle - Just in Time Consulting LLC

Jana D. Merfen - Dickinson Financial Corp.

Adam W. Bormann - Government Employees Health Association