EDUCATION COMMITTEE · Dr. Karenbeth Zacharias, 2021 chair
This committee supports the IRC’s various educational initiatives for K-12 and university students, teachers, and professors. Planning teams for 2021 include:
Individuals with a background in K-12 or higher education or connections to opportunities for students are a good fit for these planning teams.
FINANCE COMMITTEE · David Au, CPA, CITP, CRISC, CGMA, 2021 chair
The Finance Committee, led by the IRC’s treasurer, oversees the organization’s financial interests and helps the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibility. Committee members help to plan the organization’s annual budget and prepare for the annual audit and 990. Planning teams for 2021 include:
- Staff Compensation
- Endowment Enhancement
- Insurance and Audit
- Investment Review
A background in finances, investments, or accounting is helpful but not required.
MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE · Andrea Allison-Putman, 2021 chair
As a membership organization, the IRC relies on enhancing our offerings for individual and organizational members and connecting with people and groups who might be interested in getting involved. Planning teams for 2021 include:
- IRC Ambassadors, creating a welcoming environment for members
- Member Involvement, looking for ways to involve members more fully in the IRC
- Organizational Membership Development, connecting with prospective organizational members
Individuals who enjoy connecting with other organizations in the community will be a good fit with these teams.
PROGRAM COMMITTEE · Aaron J. Mann, 2021 chair
For more than 60 years, the IRC has offered nonpartisan, educational programming aimed at raising a global perspective in Kansas City. Planning teams for 2021 include:
We’d love to welcome individuals looking to contribute to the IRC’s programming.