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Board of Directors

 

Ms. Becky Forrest
Director since 2004

Becky Forrest has served as President of Town Fork Creek Neighborhood Association since approximately 2000. She has worked for such companies as McDonald Douglas, Gulf Oil, and A. P. Green Refractories and retired after 20 years from Black & Veatch’s Federal Division. Ms. Forrest is actively involved in the community and has held several positions including serving on the City of Kansas City’s Neighborhood and Tourism Board, Chairperson of the Silver Hair City Council, member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Neighborhoods and a Board of Directors member of the Mary L. Kelly Center.

 

 

Honorable Jon Gray
Director since 2011

Judge Jon R. Gray is a former assistant county counselor for Jackson County. He served as a circuit judge from 1987 through 2006. He is currently a partner in the international law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP.

 

 

 

 

Ms. Carol Grimaldi
Director since 2016

Carol Grimaldi is the Manager of Community Engagement and Advocacy for Cornerstones of Care.

Mr. Arthur Johnson
Director since 2004

Board member, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council and Front Porch Alliance.

 

 

 

 

 

Randall E. Hundley
Director since 2008

Randall (Randy) Hundley, is a veteran of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.  He received his MBA in Leadership from Benedictine College in 2012.  He graduated from Park College in Parkville MO in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration with Special Emphasis in Management and Marketing.  He is also a 2002 graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command, Evanston, Illinois.  DC Hundley is currently the Administration Bureau Commander of the KCPD.  He is married and has four children.  He has attended St. Mark Union Church in KCMO for the past 30 years having served in different office capacities to include president of the church council.    

 

Ms. Stacey Johnson-Cosby
Director Since 2004

Senior Sales Executive, Reece and Nichols Realtors.
Board member, Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR).

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Brandon Michaels
Chairman Since 2017, Director Since 2016

Brandon Michaels is the President/CEO of Mazuma Credit Union in Kansas City. He took the reins in 2012 at the age of 31 after serving as the Chief Financial Officer for two and half years. Through his leadership and vision, the credit union has charted a new course for growth and brand differentiation within the Kansas and Missouri marketplace. Through his leadership, Mazuma launched a Foundation and implemented a comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility Program where 5% of the organization’s net profits are given back to the communities they serve.

Brandon is actively involved in various organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City and Habitat for Humanity. He was recognized by a leading industry publication as a Trailblazer 40-Below in 2013 and in 2015, was recognized as a Kansas City Most Wanted Honoree. He is a 2011 High Honors graduate of Western CUNA Management School and is a honors graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Brandon is a pilot and proud father of twins - Charlotte & Kason.

 

Mr. Jim Nichols
Director Since 2016

 

Dr. Phillip Olson
Director Since 2004

Professor of Sociology, UMKC.
Director, Urban Affairs Program, UMKC.
Program Director, Grandparents as Parents Program, UMKC.

 

 

 

Honorable Yvonne Wilson
Director Since 2011

Senator Wilson served in the Missouri Senate from 2004 to 2010, and in the Missouri House of Representatives for five years prior to that.  She received a Bachelor of Science from Lincoln University, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and an Education Specialist Degree in school administration from University of Missouri-Kansas City.  Prior to her legislative duties, Senator Wilson spent 35 years with the School District of Kansas City, Missouri as a teacher, consultant, principal and Director of Elementary Instruction.  She has also served as a member of numerous committees and organizations, and she is heavily involved with her community.  She currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri.