Board & Staff

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

Executive Committee

Steve McCue, retired nonprofit executive
Vice President
Vince LaTona, Latona Architects
Therese Bigelow, retired librarian
Hugh Wooden, KC Water Services Department
Rebecca Brown, Asthma Ready Communities
Civility Awards Committee Chair
Julia Vargas, Rockhurst University


Rose Marie Bell, retired academic advisor
Elysha Cloyd, Kansas City Public Library
Bruce Contess, retired FBI special agent
Deletta Dean, KCMO Neighborhood and Community Services Dept
Michael DeMent, HNTB
April Diaz, United Way of Greater Kansas City
Laurie DiPadova-Stocks, Park University
Dan Dion, Sprint
Kim Gile, Kansas City Public Library
Seft Hunter, Communities Creating Opportunity
Michael Knabel, Jackson County CASA
Tami Knight, photographer
Jan Simon, retired director of Community Education
Jennifer Thomas, Turner High School

Executive Director

Jennifer Wilding