Board of Directors

Documentation: Bylaws

Chairs Council

Cody Foster
Chair's Council Chair
Keith Warta
Chair-Elect
Mark Yardley
Treasurer
Gary Yager
Chamber Chair
Mark Rezac
Chamber Chair-Elect
Kurt Kuta
GO Topeka Chair
Dan Foltz
GO Topeka Chair-Elect
Angel Romero
Forge Chair
Mike Morse
DTI Chair
Lisa Stubbs
DTI Chair-Elect
Christy Classi
Visit Topeka Chair
Bruce Steinbrock
Visit Topeka Chair-Elect
Kathleen Marker
iNCLUDED/D&I/EMBD
Matt Pivarnik
President/CEO
Lalo Munoz
At-Large Directors
Dr. Tiffany Anderson
At-Large Directors
Duane Cantrell
At-Large Directors
Mark Yardley
At-Large Directors
Shekhar Challa
At-Large Directors
Pastor TD Hicks
At-Large Directors
Mayor Michelle De La Isla
At-Large Directors
Commissioner Kevin Cook
At-Large Director
Brent Trout
At-Large Director
 

GO Topeka Board of Directors

Go Topeka Executive Committee    
Kurt Kuta
CoreFirst Bank & Trust
Chair
Dan Foltz
KBS Constructors, Inc.
Chair-Elect
Marsha Pope
Topeka Community Foundation
Secretary
Scott Gales
Architect One
Treasurer
Matt Pivarnik
Greater Topeka Partnership
President & CEO
Martha Piland
MB Piland Advertising
Treena Mason
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas
Stephen Wade
Topeka Capital-Journal
Matt Strathman
Strathman Sales Co.
Delmar White
Midland Care
   
Elected Directors    
Wendy Wells
U.S. Bank
Robert Kenagy
Stormont -Vail Health
Wade Jueneman
McElroy's
Madan Rattan
Topeka Investment Group
Jacob Wamego
Prairie Band, LLC
Doug Wolff
Security Benefit
Allen Moore
Frito-Lay, Inc.
Andrea Engstrom
Bajillion Agency
Megan Jones
Jones Advisory Group
Don Beatty
Hill's Pet Nutrition
Linda Briden
Sunflower Association of Realtors
Daina Williams
L&J Building Maintenance
Terry Bassham
Evergy
Shane Sommars
Briggs Auto
Jim Klausman
Midwest Health
Kevin Hahn, Dr., DVM
Veterinary Medical & Surgical Hospital of Topeka
   
Dr. Jerry Farley
Washburn University
Eric Johnson
MTAA
Brent Trout
City of Topeka
Bob Archer
Shawnee County Commission
Tony Emerson
City of Topeka
Mayor Michelle De La Isla
City of Topeka 

Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce

Executive Committee    
Gary Yager, Chair,
Vision Bank
Mark Rezac, Chair Elect, 
Kansas Commercial Real Estate
Chris McGee, Treasurer, 
Krumins McGee Financial Group
Paul Bossert, Immediate Past Chair,
Premier Employment Solutions
Matt Pivarnik, President/CEO
Greater Topeka Partnership
Terry Neher, Vice Chair of Government Affairs, 
U.S. Bank
Nick Xidis, Vice Chair of Small Business
Hazel Hill Chocolates
Billie Hall
Suflower Foundation
JuliAnn Mazachek
Washburn University Foundations
Executive Directors    
Janet Stanek Paul Bossert
Premier Employment Solutions
Bret Spangler
MARS Chocolate North America
John Dicus
Capitol Federal Savings
Stephen Wade
Topeka Capital-Journal
Mike Miller
Advisors Excel
Gary Yager
Vision Bank
Brett Klausman,
Midwest Health
Leslie Fleuranges,
Tender Loving Care Pet Nursing Home
 Eugene Williams
KTWU
Billie Hall
Sunflower Foundation
Jon Haas
HME, Inc.
Mike Fox 
Fox Builders & Real Estate
Eric Rea, 
SE2 
Debra Clayton
Clayton Wealth Financials
Matt All
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
JuliAnn Mazachek
Washburn University Foundations
Mark Rezac
Kansas Commercial Real Estate
Directors At Large    
Jenny Torrence
Serendipity, NOTO Burrito, Pinkadilly
Scott Griffith
INTRUST Bank
Mick Urban
Kansas Gas Service
Roger Brokke
WIBW Channels
Jeff Martin
Evergy, Inc.      
Terry Wright
GNB Mortgage Co.
Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick
Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe
   

Downtown Topeka Board of Directors

Executive Committee    
Vince Frye
President
Mike Morse
Chair
Lisa Stubbs
Chair-Elect
William Beteta
Treasurer/Secretary
Michael Griffin
Past Chair
Jeff Carson
 
Executive Directors    
Debra Clayton Chad Luce Jim Rinner
Zach Snethen Ryan Wenrich Garry Cushinberry
Mark Kossler Alicia VanWalleghen Scott Gales
Larry Gawronski Major Steve Purney Thad Halstead
Jennifer Sourk Ken Scott Lindsey Freeman
Matt Koupal Caleb Asher Nicki Salazar
Karen Hiller
Council, District 1
Michelle De La Isla
Mayor
 

Visit Topeka Board of Directors

Brett Oetting
President
Christy Classi
Chair
Bruce Steinbrock
Chair-Elect
Mark Kossler
Treasurer
Dan Clarizio
Secretary
Rodger Fry
Immediate Past Chair
Jared Rudy Jeffrey Pavone Brendan Wiley
Mike Patterson Jenny Torrence Megan Bottenberg
Brent Boles  Brend Dietrich Danielle Norwood
Susan Hoffman John Knight Dean Patel
Kellen Seitz    

Forge Board of Directors

Lindsey Lebhan
President
Angel Romero
Chair
Brittany Moore
 
Conner England Kevin Burton Kim Konecny
Lonnie Walker Ryan Fickel Sean Frost
Ty Hysten Missty Lechner Andrew Gutierrez
Krystal Yegon Megan Rohleder Carolyn Zeller
Ashley Rohleder    

iNcluded Leadership Team

Kathleen Maker
Chair
Amber Gentry Oetting
Vice-Chair
Luis Estrada
Co-Chair

Innovation Advisory Board

Duane Cantrell
Chair
Katrin Holzhaus
Senior VP of Innovation
Mark Ruelle
 
John Keddy David Callanan Dr. Dan Richardson
David Baloga Dan Foltz  

712 Innovation Board

Katrin Holzhaus Zach Snethen Matt Pivarnik
Gina Milsap Karl Klein Kevin Nincehelser
Karen Christilles    

Leadership Greater Topeka Advisory Board

Michelle Cuevas Stubblefield
Executive Director
Marlou Wegener
Chair
Debbie Davis
 
Patrick Woods Melissa Lackey Lance Royer
Angela Dailey Arnold Downing Sr. Jessica Lehnerr
Katie Kopal Ben Broxterman Lisa Brown
Jared Beam Eric Grospitch Tracy Khounsavanh Killough
Veronica Byrd    

Riverfront Authority Board

Greg Schwerdt
Chair
Larry Wolgast Eric Purcell
Brad Loveless Hal Gardner Jensen Simons

Small Business Council

Brandon Aldridge
Chair
Jeremy Barnwell Amber  Beckley-Jensen
Beth Anne Branden Rob Briman Tiffany Cody
Guy Cumpton Spencer Duncan Eric Enns
Brian Falk Debbie Harris Lt. Aaron Jones
Jennifer Kirmse Karl Klein Kymm Ledbetter
Mitch Miller Patrick O'Kane Brady Robb
Adam Rosdahl Kristin Scott Matt Strathman
Ted Thompson