Board of Trustees

Steve Heeney
President

Kelly St. Clair
Vice President

Andrew Trucksess
Secretary

Todd Bauer
Treasurer

Mike Koeppen
Past President

Fred Crouch
Of Counsel

Tim Tarwater
HAPA Representative

Sheila Abio

Liz Barnes

Mike Engle

Rob Gauer

Katherine Gregg

John Griggs

Lori Miller

Robyn Schoonover

Jean Schumaker, Ph.D.

Advisory Board

Michele Berg, Ph.D.
Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka

Grant Burcham
President & CEO, Missouri Bank

Don Deshler, Ph.D.
Director Emeritus of the Center for Research on Learning, University of Kansas

Bob Dunn
Vice President Community Affairs, J.E. Dunn Construction Co.

William H. Dunn, Sr.
Chairman Emeritus, J.E. Dunn Construction Co.

Kirk Gastinger
Principal Architect, Gastinger Walker Harden

Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr.
Former CEO, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Ellen Isch
Vice-President, Bank of Blue Valley

Michele Kilo, M.D.
Section of Developmental & Behavioral Sciences, Children’s Mercy Hospital

Cappy Powell
Community Volunteer

Jenny Vaughan

Buzz Willard
President & CEO, Tower Properties, CO.

John Yeast
Vice President Research and Education, St. Luke’s Hospital

Professional Advisory Committee

Winnie Dunn, Ph.D.

Stephen Hazel, Ph.D.

Carrie LaVoy, Ph.D.

Carrie Mark, Ph.D.

Dan Pollitt, Ph.D.

Suzanne Robinson, Ph.D.


Lifetime Honorary Board

Rick Boxx

Bob Dunn

Laura Hall

Paula Halsey

Sharyl Kennedy

Jenny Vaughan


Head of School

Vicki Asher


Founding Board Members 

From left to right:

Rick Boxx, Fred Crouch, Laura Hall, Paula Halsey, Jenny Vaughan, Bob Dunn