The mission of the Foundation is to serve the community by creating and supporting public service or educational programs which promote the administration of justice, delivery of legal services, professional development or respect for the law.
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Our Leadership & Governance
The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation is governed by its Board of Directors, pursuant to the Foundation’s Bylaws. Officers of the Foundation include the President, who is Chairperson; Vice President; Treasurer; Secretary; Immediate Past President; and a Legal Adviser, who each serve a one-year term, beginning upon their election at the Annual Meeting.
Since 2011, Vickie Schatz has served as Executive Director of KCMBF. Vickie leads KCMBA’s staff of 11 employees and is responsible for the business operations of the Association and Foundation. Patsy Rutherford is the Foundation’s Director.