We have ten board members - President, VP, Treasurer, Secretary and six committee chairs.
President - Laura Burkhalter
Board Duties: Lead virtual and in-person meetings and agendas. Execute actions of the Board, and always support and champion the neighborhood. Support all other officers in their duties as needed.
Vice President - Adam Wasserman
Board Duties: Act as President in the President’s absence. Assist the President and other officers in their duties as needed.
Treasurer- Daniel Suddarth
Board Duties: Pay invoices and maintain financial records for Southmoreland (electronically), and report to board and membership on financial matters.
Secretary - Chris Quinn
Board Duties: Prepare meeting minutes. Maintain SNA history, records, grant documentation, and files.
Chair, Planning and Development - Andy Battmer
Board Duties : Be an ambassador at city events and participate in community planning and development programs that affect the future of Southmoreland. Oversee fundraising and grant writing.
Chair, Membership and Community Liaisons - Theresa Von Colln
Board Duties: Recruit new members. Southmoreland liaison with businesses, institutions, individual members and prospective members. Maintain membership records and database.
Chair, Public Information - JD Sturm
Board Duties: Prepare and publish the SNA newsletter quarterly. Coordinate announcements and press releases. Maintain and update the Southmoreland website.
Chair, Programs and Events - Stephanie McCullough and Leslie Lowe Wasserman
Board Duties: Plan and implement one-time and recurring programs and events such as the Annual Block Party, Yard Sale, twice-yearly community dumpsters, and neighborhood cleanups.
Chair, Neighborhood Culture and Preservation - Margot Sims
Board Duties: Knowledgeable on building codes including KCMO codes administration. Historic preservation matters including cases before the Landmarks Commission.
Chair, Safety - Renee Van Erp and Jacob Wernel
Board Duties: Work proactively with neighbors, businesses, and Police and Fire departments to improve personal and property safety in Southmoreland. Monitor performance of Safety Patrol provider.
Southmoreland Neighborhood Association Bylaws are located here.
We work as a collaborative team and regularly support one another.
We’d love to have you join us as lead or support- just let us know where your talents, interest and abilities guide you to participate.