Administrative Staff

Administration

Executive Director
Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner | (816) 474-8463

Executive Administrative Assistant
Karen Anderson | (816) 474-0954

Receptionist
Arlene Walker | (816)842-1414

 

Collections

Director of Collections
Michael Sweeney | (816) 474-4460

Registrar
Rachel Marshall | (816) 474-4460

Visiting Curator
Sonié Joi Thompson-Ruffin | (816) 474-4460

 

Community Outreach

Community Outreach Coordinator
Karen Griffin | (816) 474-0320

Corporate Sponsorship Sales Executive & Events Coordinator
Dhana Powell-Pope | (816) 474-4073

Director of Visitor Services/Swing Shop Manager
Barbara Thomas | (816) 474-0393

Visitor Services Associates
Leola White | (816) 474-0890
Lernice Jones | (816) 474-0890

 

Digital Engagement

Director of Digital Engagement
Jess Rezac | (816) 474-5035
 

Education

Education Manager
Bill McKemy | (816) 474-0092

 

Entertainment

Director of Entertainment / Blue Room General Manager
Gerald Dunn | (816) 474-0891

Blue Room Bar Manager
Andre Tyler | (816) 842-0962