• Linda and Brad Nicholson – Kemper Gala Honorary Chairs

    Linda and Brad Nicholson – Kemper Gala Honorary Chairs

  • Emily Ulhmann Fehsenfeld and Damian Lair – Kemper Gala Co-Chairs

    Emily Ulhmann Fehsenfeld and Damian Lair – Kemper Gala Co-Chairs

2020 Gala Leadership

2020 Committee

To be announced soon!

Gala Ambassadors

2019 Kemper Gala Ambassadors

Ambassadors and Gala Committee members gathered to kickoff the 2019 Kemper Gala season (from left to right): Jane Sosland, Josh Sosland, Tom Holcom, Rachael Cozad, Lauren Merriman, Mary Kemper Wolf, Eileen Cohen, Chadwick Brooks, Linda Lighton, Kevin Koch, Ada Koch, Debra Smith, Katherine Fox, Helen Wewers, Laura Greenbaum, Jo Ann Sullivan, Jack Holland, Karen Holland, Mark Cordes, Andrea Kirsch, Damian Lair, Jan Kyle, Kim Klein, Mary Malabanan, Lindsay Major, Sean O’Harrow, Pam Gradinger, Lisa Garney


Since 2014, a group of valuable supporters who served in leadership roles for past annual Galas have joined together to form Kemper Ambassadors. This auxiliary group of volunteers stay involved with Kemper Museum as advocates and fundraisers, sharing their leadership experience with current and future leaders of the event. The complete list of Kemper Ambassadors includes:

Karen & Jack Holland, Co-Chairs, Kemper Ambassadors Ada Koch
Christine & Don Alexander Nancy & Herb Kohn
Kathleen Aylward * Stacey & Mike Koon
JoAnn * & Fred * Ball Linda & William Kornitzer
Brooke Barrier Jan Kyle 
Tom * & Linda Beal Gayle Krigel  
Beverly Pierson Bradley Kelly & Jon Lambert
McClain Bryant Macklin Linda Lighton & Lynn Adkins
Karl Bublitz Jo & Bob Loyd
Tim Butt Lindsay & Lee Major
Lynn Carlton Cathy & Mark Maslan
Eileen & Byron * Cohen Dan Meiners
Gaye & Mark Cohen Lauren Merriman
Ann Cooling Kat McDaniel
Susie & Tom Corbin Jean & Tom McDonnell
Rachael & Kanon Cozad Holly Mihalovich
Cheryl & Chris Davis Jerry * & Margaret * Nerman
Peter & Michelle deSilva Jeannette Nichols
Lena & Dan Dickinson Linda & Brad Nicholson
Keely Edgington Jill Norden *
Irene & Saul Ellis Barbara Buell Novaria *
Katherine Fox Hallie Hudson Peavey
Scott Francis Wendy Powell
Theresa & Brad Freilich Mike & Kathy Rainen
Lisa Garney Anne Scharf
Christy & Bill Gautreaux Cathy Schultz
Courtney Goddard Cathy & Fred Seligson
Pam & Gary Gradinger Laura Shultz
Laura Greenbaum Lynette & Norman Siegel
Jill Hall Debbie Simpson
Marilyn Hebenstreit Helane Smith
Scott Heidmann Jane and Josh Sosland
Sally Hilkene Bill & Jo Ann Sullivan
Denise & Tom Holcom Sue Trucksess
Carol & Dennis Hudson Paul Uhlmann, Jr. *
Bebe Hunt Ann & Frank Uryasz             
Sharron Hunt Jane Voorhees
Laurie Ingram Kim Weinberger
Trudy & John Jacobson Brooke Runnion Weinstein
Jackie Johnson Katie Wendel
Michele & Harvey Kaplan Helen Wewers
Julia Irene Kauffman C. Stephen Metzler * & Brian D. Williams
Crosby Kemper *  Carolyn Williams *
Megan & Mariner Kemper Mary Kemper Wolf
Diana Kline Toma & Andy Wolff
Kim Klein Dolly Wood

 

* gone but not forgotten