board of directors

officers

Chair – Barbara Noble – Retired Educator, Lee’s Summit R-7
Vice Chair Stacey Woelfel – Director, Associate Professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Secretary – Nadine Mummaw – President of Cinema KC
Treasurer – Danielle Milton, CPA  – Product Manager, H&R Block
Fred Andrews – Founder/President Emeritus, Ex Officio Board Member 1996-2016
Drew E. Burbridge – President, Pendergast Productions
Dennis Fallon – Filmmaker
Peter Martin – Master Artist, Hallmark
Joshua Morales – Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
Kevin Mullin – Professor, UMKC Communication Studies Deptartment
Tom Rooker – Producer
Cathy Runyan-Svacina – Women in Film and TV – KC
Gregory K. Wu – Attorney, Shook, Hardy & Bacon

key staff kc filmfest

Veronica Elliott Loncar – Executive Director

heartland advisory board

Val Anderson – BicMedia, Senior Producer
Matt Antrim – Hint, V.P. Talent and Development
Mitch Brian – Screenwriter
Patrick Clancy – Kansas City Art Institute, Chair of Photography/New Media Dpt.
Walter Coppage – Actor
Michelle Davidson – Actor, Writer, Producer
Janet Fisher – Foreign Language Educator
Abbe Feitelberg – Jackson County – County Counselors Office
Pat Groshong – Axis Pro Insurance, Assistant Vice President
Jerry Harrington – Tivoli Cinemas, Owner
Peter Jasso – Kansas Film Commission, Director
Ann McFerrin – Archivist
Jon McGraw – Sister Cities Association of Kansas City; Buttonwood Financial Group, LLC; Buttonwood Art Space, LLC
John Niernberger – Director, Screenwriter, Author
Nita Norris – Creative Director, KCP&L
Dr. Tom Poe – Past Jubilee Board Chair
Jerry Rapp – Filmmaker
Patrick Rea – Writer/Director
Butch Rigby – Screenland Theaters
Teri Rogers – Film Commission of Greater Kansas City; Hint
John Shipp – Globe Cinemas
James Spears – Aon, Strategic Client Advisor
Halli Vrooman – Writer, Grant Writer
Geoffrey Westra – Screenland Theatres
Kevin Willmott – Screenwriter/Director/Actor/KU Professor
Maggie Wood  Writer, Community Volunteer