Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Faculty Bios

EDUCATION - BA in Sociology University of Missouri at Kansas City, 1972

OCCUPATION - Politician and Community Volunteer

CURRENT CIVIC AFFILIATIONS:

  • Mayor of Leawood, Kansas
  • Johnson/Wyandotte Counties Council of Mayors - Chairman Elect
  • United Way of Greater Kansas City - Board Member and Past Chairman
  • Leawood Chamber of Commerce - Advisory Board Member
  • The Salvation Army - Emeritus Board Member and Past Chairman
  • The Starlight Theatre - Board Member and Past Chairman
  • St. Luke's South Hospital - Board Vice-Chairman
  • Children's Mercy Hospital - Central Governing Board Member
  • Truman Medical Centers - Board Member
  • Truman Medical Centers Charitable Foundation - Emeritus Board Member and Past Chairman
  • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts - Board Member
  • Union Station - Board Member
  • Benedictine College Trustees - Board Member
  • Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas - Board Member
  • Country Club Bank - Board Member
  • National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial - President's Council
  • United Way of Greater Kansas City Alexis de Tocqueville Society Committee Member
  • Polsky Family Supporting Foundation Trustee
  • Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Audit Committee
  • Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas - Sustainer and Past President
  • Kansas City Young Matrons - Member and Past President
  • Children's Therapeutic Learning Center - Honorary Board Member and Past Chairman
  • Arts Council of Johnson County - Advisory Board Member
  • United Community Services - Advisory Board Member
  • MOCSA Johnson County Advisory Committee
  • Johnson County Community College Foundation - Board Member
  • Volunteer Center of Johnson County - Advisory Board Member
  • Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart Center Advisory Council
  • Friends of the UMKC Conservatory Advisory Committee
  • Mu Phi Epsilon - Patron

HONORS AND AWARDS
2009 Johnson County Community College Foundation Johnson Countian of the Year
2008 Native Sons & Daughters of Greater Kansas City Outstanding Kansas Citian Award
2008 Leawood Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame
2007 JCRB/AJC Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award
2007 Boy Scouts of America Heart of America Council Silver Beaver Award
2007 TLC's Children's Alliance for Kansas "Friends of Children" Award
2007 Leawood Rotary Paul Harris Fellow
2006 Leawood Stage Company Art Advocate of the Year
2006 Boy Scouts of America Whitney M.Young, Jr., Service Award
2006 Mid-Continent Council of Girl Scouts C3 Award
2006 United Community Services Distinguished Public Service Award
2006 Marillac Center Silver Lining Award
2005 Volunteer Center of Johnson County Volunteer of the Year Award
2004 Greater KC Chamber of Commerce & KC University of Medicine & Biosciences Athena Award
2004 Spirit of Women Regional Community Achievement Award for TMC
2003 Cystic Fibrosis "Mankind" Award
2003 William Jewell College William F. Yates Medallion
2002 Salvation Army William Booth Award
2001 Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas Patron Award
1999 Jewish Family & Children's Services Alfred Benjamin Friend of the Family Award
1998 Gillis Spirit Award
1998 Up and Comers Award
1997 Marillac Center "Lifeline" Award
Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity
University of Missouri at Kansas City Mortar Board
Dean of Students Honor Recipient at UMKC
St. Thomas Aquinas High School Patron Saint Award
Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society

PAST CIVIC AFFILIATIONS
Councilwoman, Ward 3 - Leawood, Kansas
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - Board Member and Officer
Francis Family Foundation - Board Member
Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation - Board Chairman
Children's Therapeutic Learning Center - Board Chairman
Children's Center Campus - Board Chairman
Marillac Center Board Chairman
Marillac Center Capital Campaign - Honorary Co-Chairman
The Salvation Army Advisory Board - Chairman
UMKC Capital Campaign - Co-Chairman
The Starlight Theatre Capital Campaign - Co-Chairman
TLC for Children and Families Capital Campaign - Honorary Co-Chairman
Youth Volunteer Corps of America Capital Campaign - Honorary Co-Chairman
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas - Board Member
KCPT Channel 19 - Board Member
Lyric Opera - Board Member
The Kauffman Fund Advisory Board - Chairman
Youth Volunteer Corps of America - National Board of Directors
UMKC Entrepreneurial Council - Board Member and Dinner Chairman
Monte Carlo Magic for Marillac - Co-Chairman
The Children's Place Agency - Board Vice Chairman
The Children's Place Gala - Co-Chairman
Heart of America United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Society 2003 - Co-Chairman
Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas - President
Junior League Sustainers - Treasurer
Kansas City Young Matrons - President
Kansas City Young Matrons Philanthropy Benefit Board - Co-Chairman
Johnson County Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board
KC Ballet Guild - Board Member
2008 Saint Luke's Kauffman Heart Center Accessorizing Your Heart Health - Honorary Co-Chairman
2008 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Light the Night” - Honorary Co-Chairman
2007 National Kidney Foundation Evening to Treasure - Honorary Co-Chairman
2006 KC Ballet Ball - Honorary Chairman
2006 Johnson County Community College Some Enchanted Evening - Co-Chairman
2006 Table of Faiths Awards Luncheon - Honorary Co-Chairman
2005 JCRB/AJC Human Relations Dinner - Co-Chairman
2005 TMC 'Celebration 2005' - Co-Chairman
2004 Heart Ball - Honorary Chairman
2002 Speaking of Women's Health - Honorary Co-Chairman
2000 Starlight Theatre Gala - Chairman
1998 Ballet Ball - Chairman
Children's Miracle Network "Miracle on the Plaza" - Honorary Co-Chairman
Rockhurst University Library Guild - President
Rockhurst University Diamond Gala - Co-Chairman
Vision 21st Century Task Force
Lake Mary Center Billy Taylor Concert - Co-Chairman
Marillac Festival of Trees - Honorary Chairman
American Heart Association Annual Luncheon - Honorary Chairman
Mid-Continent Council of Girl Scouts - Nominating Committee
Church of Nativity Parish Council
Cure of Ars Parish Council
St. Martin of Tours League - Board Member
St. Thomas Aquinas High School - Project WIN Parents' Campaign - Chairman
Leawood City Council Appointments
Chair, Budget and Finance Committee 1997 - present
50th Anniversary Celebration Liaison 1997-1998
Budget and Finance Committee 1993-1997
Chair, Public Works Committee 1994-1996
Public Works Committee 1993-1994, 1996-1997
Chair, Resource Management Focus Group, Economic Development Task Force 1994-95
Leawood Foundation, Board of Directors 1993-present
Early Start Committee, Leawood Foundation 1994-1996
I-Lan Sister City Committee 1993-1996
Leawood Historic Commission 1996-1997
Married to Terrence P. Dunn and have three sons and a daughter.

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