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Rose Brooks Center Leadership

Rose Brooks Center is a non-profit organization that relies on private contributions from individuals and foundations. We are professionally run and managed, and overseen by a board of committed Kansas City leaders. It all comes together to make us exceptionally efficient, responsible and accountable in addressing one of our community’s most persistent problems.


Board of Directors 2013 - 2014

John Lathrop

Jennifer Flandermeyer

Kansas City Power & Light
Diana Keating

Hallmark Cards
Kimberly Carl-Cooke

Deloitte & Touche, LLP
David Atterbury

Whetstone Capital

Jennifer Gille Bacon
Polsinelli Shughart PC

Jeanne Bates
Community Volunteer

Lajuana Counts
U.S. Attorney's Office

Colleen Dougherty
Community Volunteer

Kenneth Dumas
Commerce Bank

Linda Falk
Community Volunteer

Brendan Fallis
Verizon Wireless

Jill Farrell
American Century Investments

Julie Frigon

Phil Greenfield
Rouse Hendricks German May, PC

Vicki Harris
Hallmark Cards

Colleen Hayes
U.S. Bank

Lou Loescher-Junge
University of Kansas Medical Center

Sally Luck
Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Dean Newton
Delta Dental

Cheryl Rose
Kansas City Police Department

Charlene Smyly
Community Volunteeer

Matt Sogard
Research Medical Center

Ashley Spellman
Bank of Kansas City

Peter Sowden
Atwood & Palmer, Inc.

Virginia Stowers
Community Volunteer

Sheryl Turner
DST Systems

For information on joining a committee that supports our board of directors, please contact us.

Meet Our Staff

Susan Miller
Chief Executive Officer
(816) 523-5550 x410
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Lisa Fleming
Chief Operating Officer
(816) 523-5550 x437
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Marla Svoboda
Chief Development Officer
(816) 523-5550 x419
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Chris Potthast
Chief Financial Officer
(816) 523-5550 x415
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