Board & Staff

Board of Directors:

The Foundation board is comprised of 25 community members who give of their time, talents and resources to help the Foundation serve Olathe education.

President: Mimi Eckart, Capitol Federal
Vice-President: Mark McGavran, Commerce Bank
Treasurer: Brian Hamilton, TVH Parts Co.
Moira Holland, Kelly Construction Group   

Immediate Past President:  Nancy Ingram,Community Patron


Jerry Barrios, Atmos Energy 

Susan Brooks, Farmers Insurance

Brian Geary, Bank of Blue Valley

Desiree George, United Manufacturing, Inc.

Charlene Hughes, On TRAC

Terri Jarboe, Community Patron

Jennifer Mehnert, TVH Parts Co.
Julia Meyer, Community Patron
Darren Odum, Olathe Health System
Todd Ramsey, McCownGordon Construction
Dave Rock, John Deere - Retired
Kristin Schultz, Community Volunteer
Emily Vincent, City of Olathe
Shannon Wickliffe, First National Bank


Ken Roberts, Olathe Alumni Association
Dr. Pat All, Interim Superintendent of Schools

LeEtta Felter,  Olathe Board of Education

Kathy Meyer, Olathe National Education Association

Paula Slifer, Retired Employees Association
Cynthia VonFeldt, CFRE Executive Director

Applications for open board positions may be submitted by January 31 for board terms which begin July 1.  


Cynthia VonFeldt, CFRE
Executive Director
(913) 780-8249


Katie Beaudin

Development Specialist

(913) 780-8203


Sharon Friesen
Executive Assistant
(913) 780-8222


Maria Gregorio
Community Outreach Specialist
(913) 780-7878