KCMBA is accepting applications for the position of Member-At-Large on its Board of Directors, following the recent resignation of Rachel E. Schwartz, due to her appointment as Magistrate Judge with the U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas. The successful applicant will serve the remaining portion of the term, expiring in December, 2023.  To apply, COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION AND EMAIL TO APPLY@KCMBA.ORG.  The application deadline is January 10, 2022 at 5 pm.  



Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is the Association’s managing body. Directors are selected annually by a nominating committee for terms of either one or two years. Each of KCMBA’s eight sections is represented on the Board of Directors by its president, as are various other entities associated with KCMBA, including the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation, the American Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, and the KCMBA Past Presidents’ Club, among others. The Board meets monthly to discuss and vote on the affairs of the Association. For more information on the structure and duties of the Board of Directors, please refer to the Association’s Bylaws.


President
William C. Martucci
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.



President Elect
Phyllis A. Norman
Norman and Graves, LLC


Vice President
 Keith A. Cutler
Tippin, James W. & Assoc.


Treasurer
Scott C. Gyllenborg
Gyllenborg & Brown, P.A.


Secretary
Stacey L. Janssen
Kennyhertz Perry


Immediate Past President
Samuel M. Wendt
Wendt Law Firm P.C.


Member-at-Large
Seema Chawla
FINRA


Member-At-Large
Meghan A. Litecky
Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC


Member-At-Large
Rachel E. Schwartz
Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP


Member-at-Large
Jesse Sendejas
City Prosecutor's Office of Kansas City, Missouri


Member-at-Large
Henry J. Thomas
American Century Investments


Member-at-Large
Michelle L. Marvel
Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader P.C.


Member-at-Large
Brenda G. Hamilton
Seigfreid Bingham, PC


Member-at-Large
Michael Williams
Williams Dirks Dameron LLC


Business Law Section President
Bryan E. Meyer
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.


Civil Litigation Section President
Nikola S. Smith
City Attorney's Office, Kansas City, Missouri


Criminal Law Section President
Ruth K. Russell
Department of Veterans Affairs


Diversity Section President
Marcus McLaughlin
McLaughlin Law Firm


Family and the Law Section President
Maureen D. Lester
Midwest Trust Company


FCAS Section President
Bradley T. Wilders
Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP


Solo Practitioner/Small Firm Section President
Nicholas T. Hergott
Meyerkord Russell & Hergott


YLS Section President
Tracy L. Spradlin
Spradlin Kennedy, LLC



CLE Advisory Chair
Stephen R. Miller
Miller Schirger, LLC


CLE Advisory Vice Chair
Ebonie Davis
Armsrong Teasdale LLP


Membership Chair
Lisa A. Hansen
Law Office of Lisa A. Hansen, LLC


Representative of AWL
Nicole Fisher
Fisher Law LLC


Bar Legal Advisor
Camille L. Roe
Jackson Lewis P.C.


Representative of KCMBF
Lauren Perkins Allen
Lauren Allen, LLC


Representative of Past Presidents
Daniel E. Blegan
Spencer Fane LLP