Board Members


Tara Calton

Tara (Hamann) Calton ’03

Chair of the Board
Senior Plan Consultant
Advanced Plan Designs, LLC
Springfield, MO

Brad Coy

Brad Coy ’04 MBA ’06

Co-Founder and Vice President
Impact Recruiting Partners
Springfield, MO


Aaren (Williamson) Muex '02

Vice Chair
President & CEO
Divine Events, LLC
St. Louis, MO

Justin Ellis

Justin Ellis, ’02

Immediate Past Chair
Founder, Legato Digital
St. Louis, MO

William Potts-Datema, DrPH, ’81, MS ’85

Vice Chair
Chief, Program Development & Services Branch, retired
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Directors (terms end June 30, 2022)

Braxton Baker ’07, ’09

Innovative Therapy Solutions LLC
Kansas City, MO

Montira (Suraprasert) Clippard, ’96

Investor and Volunteer Educator
Kansas City, KS


Scott Whiteley Carter, ’91

Public Affairs and Creative Economy Advisor
City of Little Rock
Little Rock, AR

Kelly Krause

Kelly (O’Hagan) Krause, ’05

Marketing Professional
Fayetteville, AR

Elizabeth “Liz” Rodgers, ’16

Client Relationship Manager
Clarus Group
Kansas City, KS

Zachary Riel, ’17

Digital Marketing Manager
Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Reiley Snavely, senior

President, Student Alumni Association
Psychology major
Wentzville, MO

Directors (terms end June 30, 2023)

Mandy (Perdue) Anthes, ’03

Vice President/Commercial Banker
Arvest Bank
Springfield, MO

Tyree Davis IV, ’17, ’19

Community Diversity and Equity Director
Community Partnership of the Ozarks
Springfield, MO

Adam Dougherty, ’90

Regional Director of Operations
Dallas, TX

Michael Gulledge, ’13

Software Development Engineer,
Moscow Mills, MO

Bob Nelson, ’02

Meeting, Events & Communications Professional
St. Louis, MO

Emma Rapp, ’14, MS ’16

Director of Student Life
Rockhurst University
Kansas City, MO

Directors (term ends June 30, 2024)

Molly Beck, ’11

Teacher, Speech & Debate Coach
Ladue Horton Watkins High School
St. Louis, MO

Frank Burkybile ’08

Senior Malaria Technical Advisor
US Agency for Int’l Development (USAID)
President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)
Washington, D.C.

Natosha Lancaster, ’09

Director of Programs
Isabel’s House
Republic, MO

Sheila (Miller) Moore, Ed.D ’87

Director of Early Childhood, retired
Lebanon R3 School District
Lebanon, MO

Melissa Stallbaumer, ’16, ’19

Events & New Student Program Coordinator
Missouri Western State University
Platte City, MO

Danton Troyer, ’05

Moneta Group
St. Charles, MO