Panels & Committees

Volunteers power our mission through guidance and leadership.

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is grateful for the volunteers who lend their time and expertise to our committees. We are committed to the principle that local community members are best positioned to understand the needs and priorities of our region.

Audit/Operations

  • Gary Garwitz, Chair
  • Jan Baumgartner
  • Jennifer Dalton
  • Shari Hoffman
  • Barb Houser
  • Steve Kelly
  • Shannon McMurtrey
  • Bill Miller
  • Derek Richardson
  • Staff: Luis Leon

Louis L. & Julia 
Dorothy Coover 
Charitable Foundation

  • Jill Reynolds, Chair
  • Rob Foster
  • Jim Holt
  • Karen Miller
  • Kristi Montague
  • Robin Morgan
  • Kyler Sherman-Wilkins
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks

Development

  • Morey Mechlin, Chair
  • Laurie Edmondson
  • Mike Garrett
  • Anne E. McGregor
  • Robin Morgan
  • Debra Shantz-Hart
  • Gail Smart
  • Dean Thompson
  • Bryan Vowels
  • Staff: Winter Kinne and Alice Wingo

Governance

  • Rhonda Christopher, Chair
  • Abram McGull II
  • Robin Morgan
  • Robin Walker
  • Staff: Brian Fogle

Greene County Senior Issues Panel

  • Chuck Marinec, Chair
  • Monica Horton
  • Mike Jungers
  • Amy Montebello
  • Joyce Munden
  • Denny Pilant
  • Roberta Wurst
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks

Investment Advisory Board

  • Kari Creighton, Chair
  • Stan Arnoldy
  • Adam Blanch
  • Jason Flores
  • Stephanie Hurt
  • Jim Ihasz
  • Stan Irwin
  • Jim Moore
  • Dennis Newkirk
  • Marvin Silliman
  • Drew Spencer
  • Bryan Vowels
  • Staff: Luis Leon

Let's Get to Work Fund

  • Greg Burris
  • Jen Johnson
  • Holly Beadle
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks

Mission-Related Investment

  • Tom Finnie, Chair 
  • Sally Baird 
  • Steve Kelly 
  • Jeff Schrag 
  • Andy Bennett, Legal Counsel
  • Staff: Brian Fogle 

Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation Distribution Committee

  • Rob Baird, Chair
  • Emily Bowen-Marler
  • Tom Carlson
  • Ferba Lofton
  • Danny Perches
  • Peggy Riggs
  • Thomas Slaight
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks and Krista Moncado

Ozarks Charitable Real Estate Foundation

  • Rhonda Christopher
  • Laurie Edmondson
  • Jeff Frye
  • Robin Morgan
  • Tom Rankin
  • Keith Roberts
  • Staff: Winter Kinne


Ozarks Early Childhood Support

  • Robin Morgan, Chair
  • Laurie Edmondson
  • Dr. Doug McNeal
  • Alice Wingo
  • Heather Zoromski
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks

Regional Committee

  • Robin Morgan, Chair
  • Richard Cavender
  • Michael Garrett
  • Stan Irwin
  • Ron Kraettli
  • Jimmy Liles
  • Anne E. McGregor
  • Kristi Montague
  • Marvin Silliman
  • Dean Thompson
  • Bryan Vowels
  • Staff: Alice Wingo

Scholarships

  • Rob Foster, Chair
  • Roy Hardy Jr., Chair
  • Jim Holt, Chair
  • Linda Holt, Chair
  • Karen Miller, Chair
  • Jarica Oeltjen, Chair
  • Matt Ausburn
  • Margie Beadles
  • Celestine Copeland
  • Cary Davison
  • Bryan DiSylvester
  • Laurie Edmondson
  • Elizabeth Exley
  • Cindy Fulp
  • Steve Gassel
  • Tabitha Golike
  • Ron Kraettli
  • Karen Kunkel
  • Janette Hobrath-Liddle
  • Kristi Montague
  • Lori Pace
  • Jerry Popek
  • Carol Pyles
  • Joe Pyles
  • Mary Kay Ross
  • Kathy Sheppard
  • Andrea Stewart
  • Rosalyn Thomas
  • Suzette West
  • Kory Wilcox
  • Staff: Beth Hersh

Springfield-Greene County Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Abram McGull II, Chair
  • Heather Hardinger
  • Kathy Munzinger
  • Daniel Ogunyemi
  • Summer Trottier
  • Brooke Widmar
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks

Springfield-Greene County Collective Impact

  • Roy Hardy Jr., Chair
  • Abby Glenn
  • Emily Kembell
  • Travis Liles
  • Mike Meek
  • Lynne Meyerkord
  • Chase Snider
  • Margo Spilde
  • Staff: Bridget Dierks

Weaver Orthodontic Grant Program

  • Dr. Jerry Cash, Chair
  • Carrie Burke
  • Dr. Tara Cash
  • Jean Grabeel
  • Dr. Joyce Noble
  • Staff: Ashley Fleming
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