Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPLICATIONS

The Board of Directors is the Association’s managing body. Directors are selected annually by a nominating committee for terms of either one or two years. Each of KCMBA’s seven sections is represented on the Board of Directors by its president, as are various other entities associated with KCMBA, including the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation, the American Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, and the KCMBA Past Presidents’ Club, among others. The Board meets monthly to discuss and vote on the affairs of the Association. For more information on the structure and duties of the Board of Directors, please refer to the Association’s Bylaws.


President
Nikki E. Cannezzaro
Franke Schultz & Mullen, PC


President-Elect
Nate Orr
Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP


Vice President
Lajuana Counts
U.S. Attorney's Office


Treasurer
Athena M. Dickson
Siro Smith Dickson, P.C.


Secretary
Sam Wendt
Wendt Law Firm P.C.


Immediate Past President,
ABA Delegate
Dan Blegen
German May PC


Member-at-Large
Michael J. Mohlman
Smith Mohlman LLC


Member-at-large
Denise Drake
Polsinelli PC


Member-at-Large
Phyllis Norman
Norman & Graves Trial Attorneys


Member-at-Large
William C. Martucci
Shook, Hardy & Bacon


Member-at-Large
David M. Skeens
Walters Bender Strohbehn & Vaughan, PC


Member-at-Large
Kelly McCambridge
McCambridge Law LLC


Member-at-Large
Leon Versfeld
Versfeld & Hugo, LLC


Member-at-Large
Gillian R. Wilcox
ACLU of Missouri


Section President
Michelle L. Marvel
Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader, P.C.


Section President
Jessica M. Agnelly
Wendt Law Firm P.C.


Section President
Michael H. Rapp
Stecklein & Rapp Chartered


Section President
Jennifer Oswald Brown
Oswald Roam & Rew LLC


Section President
Michelle Worrall Tilton
Media Risk Consultants LLC


Section President
John G. Gromowsky
The Gromowsky Law Firm, LLC


Section President
K. Casey Tourtillott
U.S. District Court
Robert J. Dole U.S. Courthouse


Section President
G. Gabriel Zorogastua
Polsinelli PC


CLE Advisory Chair
Justin D. Fowler
Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC


CLE Advisory Vice Chair
Meghan A. Litecky
Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC


Membership Chair
Seema Chawla
FINRA


Bar Legal Advisor
Patricia A. Konopka
Stinson Leonard Street LLP


Membership Vice Chair
Brandee B. Bower
Bower Law Firm


Representative of AWL
Brianne Thomas
Boyd, Kenter, Thomas & Parrish LLC


Representative of KCMBF
Thomas V. Bender
Walters Bender Strohbehn & Vaughan, P.C.


Representative of Past Presidents
Scott S. Bethune
Davis Bethune & Jones, LLC