KCMBA and KCMBF are supported by a professional staff led by Executive Director Vickie Mauck.  Bringing together a wide variety of talents and experience, we provide the highest levels of customer service and support to our community, members and volunteers.  We invite you to contact any of KCMBA/KCMBF’s staff members at (816)474-4322 for assistance.

Vickie Mauck
Executive Director
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Vickie is the chief operating officer and managing executive of KCMBA and KCMBF. She oversees the development of programs and policies, provides direction to the Board of Directors, and supervises day-to-day operations.  Vickie is also responsible for supervising fiscal and budgetary matters including budget preparation and accounting, managing the implementation of the mission statement and ensuring the effectiveness of the KCMBA staff.

Kim Elrod
Assistant Executive Director
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Kim is responsible for all areas of external facing member engagement including CLE, Sections, Committees,  Programs (including the KCMBF Legal Connection programs), Events (including KCMBF Events), Rentals, Affinity Partner support, and DEI initiatives. 

Bethany Goettling
Senior Coordinator of Programs

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Bethany is responsible for the management of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s three signature programs: Military Matters, Student Law Academy, and Domestic Violence Alliance. Additionally, she is responsible for managing KCMBA’s Bar Leadership Academy which is a program designed to develop the emerging leaders of the legal profession. She provides committee support, volunteer management, program and event marketing, and event logistics for the above listed programs. She helps support KCMBA members in opportunities to meaningfully serve, engage, and lead in the community.


Kim Homer
Director of Operations
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Kim is responsible for key areas of operations including accounting and office management, development and membership, and communication and brand management for both KCMBA and its foundational arm, KCMBF.

Carlos Mercado
Senior Coordinator of Communication
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Carlos is responsible for the Sidebar, Social Media, the Podcast, Career Center, ADR Finder, Lawyer Finder, and various responsibilities supporting the KCC and Bar Directory.

Sheneka Partee
Front Desk Administrator
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Sheneka administers the main point of contact for communication for KCMBA via in-person, telephone, mail, and otherwise. Sheneka assists guiding members to available KCMBA resources, and assists in informing the public on the services and programs that KCMBA provides. 

Tracy Quinn
Membership Coordinator
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Tracy is responsible for a range of membership duties including building and maintaining relationships, and fulfilling members needs and inquiries. Tracy processes new membership requests and membership renewals while managing database files to ensure accuracy. Tracy's responsibilities also include assisting with promoting membership retention and expanding the associations reach to gain new members. Tracy supports advertising in KCMBA's monthly publication, KC Counselor, and KCMBA's annually published Directory of the Greater Kansas City Legal Community. 

Greg Wacker
Senior Director of Information Technology
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Greg evaluates, maintains and upgrades all Association hardware and software including the conference center equipment.  He is responsible for the upkeep of the Association’s membership database and the courthouse security pass system.  Greg also provides technical support for the KCMBA website and resolves user issues such as login failures.

Daniel Vater
Development Director
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In his role as Development Director, Dan will lead efforts to secure funding in support of key KCMBA and KCMBF programs and initiatives and will work
to create new relationships to financially benefit KCMBA and KCMBF.

Kendall Bath
Sections & Meetings Coordinator
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Kendall provides support to KCMBA and KCMBF’s Sections and Committees by assisting with event rentals, event management and meeting logistics for internal KCMBA/KCMBF meetings. She is also responsible for coordinating meetings and programs with volunteers.