2022 Gala Leadership

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Mary Kemper Wolf, Chair
Bebe Hunt, Emerita, Co-Founder
William C. Gautreaux, Co-Chair
Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard
Karen Holland
Clara Irazábal
Jim Lawrence
Greg Maday
Kat Wood Norris
Duvel “DJ” Pierre
Eliza Samuelson
Cathy Beaham Smith
Lindsey Patterson Smith

Dennis Rilinger, Secretary

GALA AMBASSADORS

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:

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 Damian Lair
Karl Bublitz  Kelly & Jon Lambert
Tim Butt  Linda Lighton & Lynn Adkins 
Lynn Carlton Jo * & Bob * Loyd 
Eileen & Byron * Cohen  McClain Bryant Macklin
Gaye & Mark Cohen  Lindsay & Lee Major
Ann Cooling  Cathy & Mark Maslan
Susie & Tom Corbin  Dan Meiners
Rachael & Kanon Cozad  Lauren Merriman
Cheryl & Chris Davis  Kat McDaniel
Peter & Michelle deSilva  Jean & Tom McDonnell
Lena & Dan Dickinson  Holly Mihalovich
Keely Edgington  Jerry * & Margaret * Nerman
Irene & Saul Ellis  Jeannette Nichols
Emily Uhlmann Fehsenfeld Linda & Brad Nicholson
Scott Francis  Jill Norden *
Theresa & Brad Freilich  Barbara Buell Novaria *
Lisa Garney  Hallie Hudson Peavey
Christy & Bill Gautreaux  Wendy Powell
Courtney Goddard  Mike & Kathy Rainen
Pam & Gary Gradinger  Anne Scharf
Laura Greenbaum  Cathy Schultz
Jill Hall  Cathy & Fred Seligson
Marilyn Hebenstreit  Laura Shultz
Scott Heidmann  Lynette & Norman Siegel
Sally Hilkene  Debbie Simpson
Denise & Tom Holcom  Helane Smith
Karen & Jack Holland Jane and Josh Sosland
Katherine Holland 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 & Frank 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