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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 2014 - 2015

Jennifer Flandermeyer
Kansas City Power & Light
Sally Luck
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Vickie Harris
Community Volunteer
Linda Falk
Friends of the Zoo
David Atterbury

Whetstone Capital

Jennifer Gille Bacon
Polsinelli Shugart

Jeanne M. Bates
Community Volunteer

Kimberly Carl-Cooke
Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Lajuana Counts
United States Attorney’s Office

Colleen Dougherty
Community Volunteer

Kenneth Dumas
Commerce Bank

Jill Farrell
American Century Investments

Phil Greenfield
Rouse Hendricks German May, PC

Colleen Hayes
U.S. Bank

Diana Keating
Hallmark Cards, Inc.

John Lathrop

Lou Loescher-Junge
University of Kansas Medical Center

Steve McClain
American Century Investments

Dean Newton
Delta Dental

Cheryl Rose
Kansas City Police Department

Charlene Smyly
Community Volunteer

Matt Sogard
Lee’s Summit Medical Center

Peter Sowden
Atwood & Palmer, Inc.

Ashley Spellman
Bank of Kansas City/BOK Financial

Virginia Stowers
Community Volunteer

Sheryl Turner
DST Systems

Mel Zaiden
Verizon Wireless

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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