Upcoming Events


February 10, 2023 – Survey to Scoreboard – Nathan Rice, Texas Tech University System –
Virtual Program – Register here

March 10, 2023 – The Five Questions a Charity Should ask when Presented with a Charitable Bequest- Justin Whitney, Lathrop GPM – In Person Program – Register here

April 14, 2023 – Real Estate Gifting Options & Opportunities – Andy Morrison, KU Endowment Association – In Person Program – Register here


May 12, 2023 – You Can Receive a Scholarship & Mentorship – Dianna Stelter, Moderator – In Person Program

September 15, 2023 – Annual Building Blocks Conference

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2023 Board of Directors


President & 2023 Program Chair
Stacey Winkelbauer

Assistant Vice President
Institutional Services Consultant
Commerce Trust Company
President Elect & 2024 Program Chair
Robin Rowland

Vice President of Donor Relations and Communications
Wayside Waifs
Cole Eason, J.D.

Vice President of Advancement
Truman Heartland Community Foundation
Sean Easterly, CFP

Wealth Advisor
Boyer Corporon Wealth Management, LLC


Brande Anderson, CTFA
SVP, Sr Institutional Relationship Manager
Institutional Investment Management
UMB Bank
JT Cattle
Sr, Development Director
Parkinson’s Foundation
Shelly Doucet, JD, MSW, CFRE
Assistant Vice President
University of Missouri-Kansas City Foundation
Karolyn D. Dreiling, MPA, CAP®
Associate Vice President of Development
KC Scholars
John K. Goodwin, CAP® CLU®
Wealth Management
Northwestern Mutual

Joseph D. Growney, J.D.

Lathrop GPM
Andrew Lang
Director of Philanthropy
Kristin M. Shore
Development Director Gift Planning
Kansas University Endowment Association
Dianna Stelter, CGPP, FCEP
Gift Planning Program Manager
Children International


Council Administrator
Kathy Sims

email | (417) 343-7329
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Meet Our New Board Members

Shelly Doucet, JD, MSW, CFRE
Assistant Vice President
University of Missouri-Kansas City Foundation

Shelly Doucet, a 20-year fundraising professional, serves the University of Missouri-Kansas City Foundation as Assistant Vice President where she manages a team of major gift directors while handling planned and principal gifts.

Though she began her career as mediator and litigation attorney, Shelly transitioned to the non profit world when she obtained her Master of Social Work Administration degree.

She was born and raised in the heartland of Cajun country in South Louisiana,  As a long-time resident of the Brookside / Waldo area with husband Ed and two Boy Scouts, she now calls Kansas City her home.

She has served her community as a volunteer for various groups, including AFPKC, Show Me KC Schools, and CASA.

Andrew Lang, Director of Philanthropy

Andrew Lang serves as the Director of Philanthropy for Starlight. In this role, he oversees Starlight’s philanthropic efforts and works closely with the Board of Directors, donors and community members to ensure that Kansas City’s most unique outdoor venue will be around for future generations to experience the arts.

In the community, Andrew is a member of Top Gun Kansas City, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners. Andrew and his wife, Katherine, serve as a Big Couple for Big Brother Big Sisters and volunteer together for Wish Come True Co. and Variety KC.  He is a 2020 graduate of the Centurions Leadership program,  has previously served on the Board for Connext and is a Band of Angels Rockstar class of 2020 alum.

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