National Advisory Council

Hartsook National Advisory Council
The Hartsook National Advisory Council was established in 2008 with members agreeing to provide advice and perspective on relevant local issues and topics related to philanthropy, volunteer leadership donor development, charitable priorities, giving trends, and more.

The Advisory Council is comprised of a number of prominent business and civic leaders, including those listed below.

Don Alexander
Kansas City
Alexander and Associates, Inc.

Debbie Bass
Kansas City
National WWI Museum and Memorial

Neil Douthat
Kansas City
Community Volunteer

Betty Drees, MD, FACP
Kansas City
Retired, UMKC School of Medicine

Bob Drummond
Kansas City
Retired, Kids TLC

Peggy Dunn
Kansas City
Mayor – City of Leawood

Tom Holcom
Kansas City
Retired, Pioneer Services

Mark Litzler
Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Al Mauro
Kansas City
Community Volunteer

Laura McKnight
Kansas City
Embolden

Larry Edward Penley, PhD
Phoenix
Arizona Board of Regents

Ron Reimer
Kansas City
Community Volunteer

Joanna Sebelien
Kansas City
Harvesters – The Community Food Network

Debbie Sosland-Edelman
Kansas City
The Sosland Foundation

Randy Wisthoff
Kansas City
The Kansas City Zoo