• Linda and Brad Nicholson – Kemper Gala Honorary Chairs

    Linda and Brad Nicholson – Kemper Gala Honorary Chairs

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

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

2020 Gala Leadership

2020 Committee

Chadwick Brooks
Brittany Coale
Ellen and Jamie Copaken
Mark Cordes
Crissy Dastrup
Katherine Fox
Lisa Garney
Paul Gutierrez
Andrea Kirsch
Kim Klein
Ada Koch
Jan Kyle
Betsy Lummis
Mary Malabanan
Kat McDaniel
Dan Meiners
Anna Petrow
Katrina Revenaugh
Rachel Sexton
Mary Wolf

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

 

* gone but not forgotten