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Board of Directors

2015 Officers of the Board of Governors

Mariner Kemper 

Chairman

UMB

David Fowler 

First Vice Chairman 

Park University

Greg Maday 

Vice Chairman

SpecChem

2015 American Royal Officers and Directors

John Mitchell Jr.

Chairman

Treat America Food Services

Angie Stanland 

Chair-Elect

Cerner

Charlie Tetrick 

Treasurer

Walz Tetrick

Allen Dillingham 

Corporate Secretary 

Builders Association

Mariner Kemper 

Chairman of the New Building Committee

UMB

Bob Petersen 

President & CEO

American Royal

2015 Executive Committee

John Mitchell, Jr. Chair

Treat America Food Services

Mariner Kemper

UMB

Angie Stanland

Cerner

Charlie Tetrick

Walz Tetrick

Allen Dillingham

Builders Association

Lee Baty

Baty Holm Numrick & Otto

Joe Bichelmeyer

Bichelmeyer Meat Co

David Fowler

Community Volunteer

Cathy Frame

BOTAR President

Gordon Lansford

JE Dunn Construction

Brant Laue

Laue Ranch

Greg Maday

SpecChem

Cynthia Pistilli Savage

Raphael Hotel Group

Russ Weathers

AFA

Directors

Lee Baty

Baty Holm Numrich & Otto

 

Nelson Mann

Mann Law Firm

Joe Bichelmeyer

Bichelmeyer Meat Co

 

Ford Maurer

Foxx Equipment

Scott Boswell

Commerce Trust

 

Pat McGannon

Kessinger Hunter & Co

Gina Bowman

CVR Energy

 

Ellen Merriman

Financial Holdings Corporation

Carol Carlson

Community Volunteer

 

John Mitchell Jr.

Treat America

Tim Congrove

Shook Hardy & Bacon

 

Dana Nelson

Community Volunteer

Rick Curl

Consultant

 

Richard Norden

Fairbanks Scales

David Dickey

AEJ Investments LLC

 

Bob Norton

BioZyme/VitaFerm

Allen Dillingham

Builders Association

 

H. Tyler Nottberg

US Engineering

Bryan Frank

IDD InStore Design Display

 

J. Neil Orth

American International Charolais Association

Steve Frye

KPMG

 

Lindsey Patterson Smith

Coffee Girls Cafe

Rafael Garcia

Garcia Architecture LLC

 

Jeanette Prenger

ECCO Select

Todd Graves

Graves Garrett LLC

 

Mary Privitera

Illuminating Ideas

Bob Harper

Compass Minerals

J. Larry Sanders

  SFP

Terry Holton

Seaboard Foods

Ian Spinks

  Bayer

Steve Hunt

Tayjen Holdings LLC

 

Angie Stanland

  Cerner

Mariner Kemper

UMB

 

Glenn Stephenson

Highwoods Properties

Jackie Klippenstein

Dairy Farmers of America

 

Charles Tetrick

Walz Tetrick

Mark Kolkhorst

Archer Daniels Midland

 

Bob Thompson

Bryan Cave Law

Ann Konecny  

Foley Equipment

 

Russ Weathers

AFA

Gordon E. Lansford III

JE Dunn Construction

 

James Webb

Farmers of North America

John Longan

Tarsus CFO Services

 

Ryan Wilkerson

Haas & Wilkerson

Joseph Mandacina

Sprint

 

 

 

 
Additional Voting Members:
 
Jenny Turner Tuttle, BOTAR Representative (Immediate Past President)
Lee Baty, Saddle and Sirloin Representative (Immediate Past President)

Lifetime Directors

Malcolm M. Aslin

Entrepreneur

Bryan Beaver

Flat Tail Ranch

H.D. Cleberg

Farmland (Retired)

David Fowler

Park University

Bob Hovey

Retired Hovey Williams

Mary Hunkeler

Community Volunteer

Brant Laue

Laue Ranch

Pete Lemke

EFL Associates (Retired)

Fred W. Lyons Jr.

Five Creek Ranch

Greg Maday

SpecChem

Paul McKie

Tailgate Ranch

Neal Patterson

Cerner

David Rismiller

Burlington Capital Group

Landon Rowland

Ever Glades Financial

Cynthia Pistilli Savage

Raphael Hotel Group

Honorary Directors

Mr. John Dillingham

Mrs. H.D. "Joe" Hale

2015 Advisory Directors (Business & Industry)

Cathy Frame

2015 President of the BOTAR Organization

Herb Sizemore

2015 President of the Saddle & Sirloin Club

Neil Olson

Dean of the Vet School at the University of Missouri

Ralph Richardson

Dean of the Vet School at Kansas State University

Diane Olson

Missouri Farm Bureau

Kurt Mayo 

Hotel and Lodging Association (Hilton Garden Inn)

Mike Beam

Kansas Livestock Association

Jim Heeter

President of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Christy Chester

Historic West Bottoms

Mike Johanning

The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City

CiCi Rojas

President and CEO of Central Exchange

Mark Stewart

Chairman's Club & AFA

 

2015 Advisory Directors (Government & Elected Officials)

Jay Nixon

Governor - Missouri

Sam Brownback

Governor - Kansas

Jackie McClaskey

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture

Richard Fordyce

Missouri Director of Agriculture 

Sly James

Mayor - Kansas City, MO

Mark Holland

Mayor - Unified Government of Kansas City, KS and Wyandotte County 

Troy Schulte

City Manager - Kansas City, MO 

Scott Wagner

City Council - Kansas City, MO

Jermaine Reed

City Council - Kansas City, MO

Scott Taylor

City Council - Kansas City, MO

Mike Sanders

Jackson County Executive