Program Committee

The Program Committee is responsible for planning and delivering the Council’s monthly educational programs.  The President-Elect has responsibility for scheduling and coordinating for their succeeding year as President the speakers, venues, catering, marketing, registration and attendance, and program evaluations for the monthly programs in January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December.  The current President has overall responsibility for coordinating and presenting the monthly programs he/she developed in his/her year as President-Elect.

2020 CHAIR: John K. Goodwin, Northwestern Mutual

2021 CHAIR:  Kristin Shore, KU Endowment Association


  • Sheila Bird, Church of the Nazarene
  • Bill Eckert, Donor Motivation Program & Strategic Financial Partners
  • Kirby Gould, Christian Church Foundation
  • Michael Kateman, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Carrie Lenahan, Kansas City Repertory Theatre
  • Kerrie Nichols, Wornall Majors House Museum
  • William Riek, Children’s Mercy Hospital