Board of Directors

Our students work for what they earn; they work for their education and the opportunities it brings. Our board of directors, faculty, staff and volunteers believe our students deserve a quality education and we work hard to hold open the doors to their success.


Paul Strohm, C & C Group


Matthew Eckert, CBRE


Ellen Bresky, Community Volunteer
Lajuana Counts, US Attorney’s Office, Western District of Missouri
Scott Ferber, IBM Corporation
Steve Glorioso
Quinton Lucas, University of Kansas Law School
Jayme Monacelli, Entercom/KMBC Radio
Vicki Stofer, Trozzolo Communications
RJ Trowbridge, Cushman & Wakefield


Honorary Board

Mrs. Beverly Rose, Chairperson
Ms. Kay Waldo Barnes
Mr. Byron Beck
U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
Mr. Tim Clemons
Mrs. Joni Beechen Cohen
Mr. Keith Copaken
Mr. Jack L. Cotton
Mr. Stephen D. Dunn
Mr. Darrell E. Franklin
Hon. Fernando J. Gaitan, Jr.
Mr. Lou Kaucic
Mrs. Christine C. Kemper
Mrs. Joyce Letts
Ms. Linda M. McDougall
Mr. Ralph D. Reid
Mr. Robert J. Reintjes, Sr.
Mr. Jerome O. Riffel
Mr. Michael T. White
Mrs. Judith Whittaker

“I have a special place in my heart for DeLaSalle because it's located in my old neighborhood and I believe I experienced the challenges that some of your students must deal with today. "