“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
-John Quincy Adams

Board Of Directors

Kevin Mullin – Co-Board Chair
Professor, Assistant Teaching, UMKC Media, Art and Design Department

Nicole Shaw – Co-Board Chair

Nadine Mummaw – Secretary
President of CinemaKC

Danielle Milton, CPA – Treasurer

Michelle Bogowith – Board Member
Fox4 News

çDennis Fallon – Board Member

Barbara Noble – Board Member
Retired Educator, Lee’s Summit R-7

Mario Pabaroue – Board Member
Technical Delivery Manager and Technology Consultant

Cathy Runyan-Svacina – Board Member
Women in Film + Media Kansas City

Sara Thaemlitz – Board Member
Film & TV Producer

Fred G. Andrews – Founder/President Emeritus, Ex Officio Board Member 1996-2016

Emeritus Board Chairs
Stacey Woelfel
Barbara Noble
David Barnard
Dalene Bradford
Rich Ambler
Tom Poe


Veronica Elliott Loncar
Executive Director

Cindi Rogers
Public Relations 


Heartland Advisory Board

Val Anderson – Board Member

Matt Antrim – Board Member
88 Keys Digital Media, Owner & Founder

Mitch Brian – Board Member

Walter Coppage – Board Member

Michelle Davidson – Board Member 
Actor, Writer, Producer

Janet Fisher – Board Member 
Foreign Language Educator

Pat Groshong – Board Member
Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions AVP, Cyber Claims Director

Jerry Harrington – Board Member
Tivoli Cinemas

Peter Jasso – Board Member
CACHE, Director of Operations

Ann McFerrin – Board Member

Jon McGraw – Board Member
Sister Cities Association of Kansas City, Buttonwood Financial Group, LLC, Buttonwood Art Space, LLC

Josh Morales – Board Member
Nest Financial, Financial Advisor & Founder Nest Financial

John Niernberger – Board Member
Director, Screenwriter, Author

Nita Norris – Board Member
Graphic Designer, Best Version Media

Jerry Rapp – Board Member

Patrick Rea – Board Member 

Butch Rigby – Board Member
Screenland Theatres

Tom Rooker – Board Member

John Shipp – Board Member
Globe Cinemas

James Spears – Board Member
Arthur J. Gallager, Area Vice President

Halli Vrooman – Board Member
Writer, Grant Writer

Geoffrey Westra – Board Member
Screenland Theatres

Kevin Willmott – Board Member
Screenwriter, Director, Actor, KU Professor

Maggie Wood – Board Member
Writer, Community Volunteer