Leadership Team

President: Sam Yates
President-Elect: Eric Winter
Treasurer: Holly Hayden
Director of Operations/Secretary: Megan Collins


Vice President: Liz Braverman
Director of Communications: Larry Fulcher
Associate of Social: Alicia Blair
Associate of Copywriting: Liz Botts
Associate of Graphics: Chris Meier
Associate of Communications: Mara Paulson
Associate of Communications – Documentarian: Zach Schutte


Vice President: Andrea Herstowski
Director of Education: Taylor Bolls
Director of Mentorship: Jamie Housch
Associate of Education/Mentorship: Khyneesha Edwards
Associate of Education: Y Pham
Associate of Education: Gabby Smith
Associate of Education/Explore Design: Jordan Cronin
Associate of Education – Student: Nikky McCormick


Vice President: Sarah Pence
Director of Competitions: Alicia Kramme
Director of Gala: Elisa Martin
Associate of Gala: Julie Sikonski
Associate of Gala: Jeremy Murray
Associate of Competitions: Jenny O’Grady
Associate of Competitions: Eddie Woolsey


Vice President:Ashley Tebbe
Director of Programming: 
Heather Fatino
Director of Programming: Patrick Stone
Director of Programming:
 Lila Symons
Associate of Programming: Jessica Janasz
Associate of Programming: Liz Hixon
Associate of Programming: Lauren Carmack
Associate of Programming – Project Manager: Nicole Teufel

Community Engagement

Vice President: Abby Woolsey
Associate of External Programming – KCDW: Grace Speicher
Associate of External Programming – KCDW: Margaret Bedwell
Associate of Community Engagement: Olivia Feathers
Associate of Community Engagement: Annie Frisbie


Director of Membership: Lauren Carter
Associate of Membership: Lauren Black


Director of Sponsorship: Kristine Deininger
Associate of Sponsorship: Audrey Overcast

Diversity & Inclusion

Director of Diversity & Inclusion: Edwing Mendez
Associate of Diversity & Inclusion: Austen Gnad
Associate of Diversity & Inclusion: Derick Lopez

Legacy Committee

President-Emeritus/Director of Legacy: Kelly Ludwig
Associate of Legacy: Ann Willoughby


Advisory Committee: Julianne McCarthy


Questions? Contact president@aigakc.org


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“Design is thinking made visual.”
–Saul Bass

New Members

Jamie Christmas
December 5, 2019
Dana Allison-Hill
December 4, 2019
Jocelyn Sands
December 4, 2019
Shelby Ebling
December 4, 2019
Rebecca Soldanels
December 4, 2019
Sierra Bax
December 4, 2019