Staff:

Emily Frankoski, Community Arts Director

Lauren Brown, Community Arts Assistant

Board of Directors:

Sharon Beshore, Board Chair (Missouri Arts Council Chair; Spiva Center for the Arts Trustee)

Clifford Wert, President/CFO (US Bank, Joplin Region President – Retired)

Troy Hill, 1st Vice President (BKD, LLP, CPA)

Amanda Mitchell, 2nd Vice President (Freeman Health System, Physician Recruiter)

Robin McAlester, Secretary (Empire District Electric Company, Corporate Communications)

Susan Adams, Board Member (Spiva Center for the Arts, Interim Executive Director)

Paula Baker, Board Member (Freeman Health System, President and CEO)

Chalise Cooper, Board Member (Emancipation Celebration Committee, Chair)

Alex Curchin, Board Member (Crossland Construction, General Council)

Anne Curchin, Board Member (Crossland Construction, Corporate Council)

Jeremy Drinkwitz, Board Member (Mercy Joplin, Chief Operating Officer)

Jeri Lynn Joseph, Board Member (Arts Supporter & Philanthropist)

Brad McIntyre, Board Member (Edward Jones, Financial Advisor)

Jo Mueller, Board Member (Spiva Center for the Arts, Past Executive Director)

Rob O’Brian, Board Member (Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, CEcD — President)

Lora Phelps, Board Member (Arvest Bank, Senior Vice President)

Ron Richard, Board Member (Past State House of Representatives and Speaker of the House)

Lori Haun, ex-officio (Downtown Joplin Alliance, Executive Director)

Toby Teeter, ex-officio (Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, President)