Board & Staff


Heidi Holliday, Executive Director

Heidi Holliday is the Executive Director of Consensus. She has extensive experience in community engagement, public policy, and nonprofit management. She previously served as Executive Director of the Kansas Center for Economic Growth in Topeka, Executive Director of the Rosedale Development Association in Kansas City and the Program Director for Rosedale Healthy Kids. Heidi holds a bachelor’s degree from Bethel College and a master’s degree in public administration from the Bloch School at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Heidi is a graduate of Wyandotte Leadership 2000.

Board of Directors

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
Scott Lakin, Lakin Consulting, LLC


Rose Marie Bell, retired
Megan Crigger, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Andrea Generaux, Livable Neighborhoods
Vince LaTona, LaTona Architects
Carrie Lindsey, Wilbur Middle School
Steve McCue, retired
Jennifer Thomas, Turner High School