Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF) will welcome three new members to the Board of Directors: Joe Mullins, consultant for the University of Central Missouri’s Center for Workforce and Professional Education; Dr. Beth Rosemergey, a family medicine doctor affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill and -Lakewood; and Dr. Jason Snodgrass, Superintendent at Fort Osage School District. These individuals will bring their expertise to the Board beginning January 1, 2022.
In 2022, Karen Schuler, Director of Community Engagement at United Way of Greater Kansas City, will take on the role of Board Chair. Jeff Walters, Chief Financial Officer at Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Co., will move into the Vice-Chair role.
Bret Kolman, Chief Executive Officer at Centerpoint Medical Center of Independence, will be the Board Treasurer and Chair of the THCF Finance Committee. Lynette Wheeler, Chief Operating Officer at Truman Medical Center-Lakewood, will be Secretary. Steve Potter, Library Director and Chief Executive Officer for Mid-Continent Public Library, remains on the Executive Committee as Past Chair and will Chair the THCF Audit Committee.
The THCF Board adopts sound management policies and serves as a fiduciary of the organization’s assets. Beyond fulfilling legal duties, THCF Board Members are an essential resource for the organization. Members play a significant role in contributing to the organization’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability and serving as ambassadors and advocates.
Truman Heartland Community Foundation is a public charity committed to improving area communities by promoting and serving private giving for the public good. Founded in 1982, THCF serves the region with assets of more than $72 million and annual grants surpassing $5.3 million.
For more information on charitable giving, visit www.thcf.org or call THCF at 816-836-8189.