Board & Staff

The Consensus board guides policy and advocates for meaningful public engagement.

Executive Committee

Kim Gile, Kansas City Public Library
Vice President
Michael Knabel, Jackson County CASA
Therese Bigelow, retired
Tim Soden, Skivers Corp.
Rebecca Brown, Asthma Ready Communities
Civility Awards Committee Chair
Michael DeMent, HNTB
Tami Knight, TKnight Photography


Rose Marie Bell, retired
Megan Crigger, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Laurie DiPadova-Stocks, Park University
Alicia Douglas, Rockhurst University
Lauren Garrott, Shockey Consulting Services
Andrea Generaux, Livable Neighborhoods
Scott Lakin, Lakin Consulting, LLC
Vince LaTona, LaTona Architects
Carrie Lindsey, Wilbur Middle School
Steve McCue, retired
Risa Stein, Rockhurst University
Austin Taylor, Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Jennifer Thomas, Turner High School

Executive Director

Jennifer Wilding