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Community Advisory Committee

Community Advisory Committee

The nine-member Sunflower Foundation Community Advisory Committee (CAC) nominates candidates for the foundation’s Board of Trustees. The CAC also acts in an advisory role to the foundation and reviews the annual reports.  The Kansas attorney general appoints eight of the committee members; the ninth member is the chair of the Sunflower Foundation, serving ex-officio with vote.

Terms of office are three years and committee members may serve up to three consecutive terms.

Current CAC Members:

Kent Bradley, MD, Valley Center, is an obstetrics-gynecology physician at Newton Medical Center.

John Coen, Ottawa, is president & CEO of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce.

Susan Concannon, Beloit, is a representative in the Kansas House, District 107.

Francie Currie, Neodesha, is office manager for Dr. Bert Chronister, a family practice physician.

Sue Krische, Topeka, retired Chief of Staff to four Kansas Senate Presidents.

Terry Presta, Overland Park, is owner of Presto Convenience Stores, LLC.

Reginald L. Robinson, Lawrence, serves on the CAC in his role as chair of the Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees.

Glen Singer, MD, Iola, is a family practice physician.

Donna Thomas, DDS, Leawood, practices Pediatric dentistry in the Kansas City area.