Staff

Administration

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

Receptionist
Leola White | (816) 842-1414

Visitor Services Associates
Micah Chaney | (816) 421-6124
Lernice Jones | (816) 784-1117

 

Collections

Interim Director of Collections
Cailin Carter | (816) 895-8474

Collections Assistant
Jayne McShann Lewis | (816) 474-5284

  

Education and Outreach

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

 

Development & Communication

Interim Director of Development & Communication
Marissa Baum | (816) 895-8470  

 

Digital Engagement

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

 

Finance

Director of Operations 
Barbara Thomas | (816) 474-0393

Accounts Payable Specialist 
Taylor Cobbins | (816) 895-8471

 

Blue Room and Entertainment

Director of Entertainment 
Gerald Dunn | (816) 474-0891

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

 

Facility and Internal Event Management

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

 

Facility Rental/Gem Theater

Special Events Coordinator
Dhana Powell-Pope | (816) 474-4073

 

Jazz Studies

Director of Jazz Studies 
Bill McKemy | (816) 474-0092