Museum Boards

Museum Boards

The Museum Advisory Council provides oversight of the Johnson County Museum's operations and budget. Council members are appointed by the Johnson County Commission. The Council meets six times per year  at the Johnson County Museum, 6305 Lackman Road, Shawnee, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m., unless otherwise posted. Special meetings may be called at the discretion of the Council Chair. All meetings will be posted on the Museum's calendar as well as on the Johnson County Board of Commissioners master calendar.

Nancy Wallerstein, Chair  (2nd District appointment)
Lori Plank Allen, Vice Chair (3rd District appointment)
Matt Beaven (4th District appointment)
Julie Hickman (5th District appointment)
Jean Hughes (Chairman appointment)
Therese Iverson (6th District appointment)
Steve Petrehn (1st District appointment)

Johnson County Museum Foundation


The Johnson County Museum Foundation is a separtate not-for-profit membership organization committed to supporting the mission of the Museum through support of exhibits, programs, publications, and special events. The organization is governed by a Board of Trustees,who serve three year terms and may serve two consecutive terms.

Board of Trustees

Larry Meeker -- President
Mary Kay Ingenthron, MK Communications -- Vice President
Jane Wilson, Olathe School District  -- Secretary
Lauren Crawford, Great Wolf Lodge  -- Treasurer
Mindi Love, Johnson County Museum -- Assistant Treasurer
Jama Akers
Jerry Baird
Julie Hickman, Diversity Compliance and Testing Group  -- Museum Advisory Council representative
John Shreve, Populous
Nancy Stankiewicz
Mary Tearney
Nancy Wallerstein -- Museum Adviosry Council representative

Persons who may need assistance, the use of a sign language or oral interpreter, or who require special accommodations, should contact (913) 715-2575, at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting.