The International Relations Council, as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, relies on the generosity of members and friends who sustain our efforts to foster a global perspective in the Kansas City community. We gratefully recognize the following individuals whose contributions to the IRC in the last twelve months have totaled at least $150. For more information about supporting the IRC, please contact Matthew Hughes, executive director. Thank you for your help in making this important work possible!

Emissary ($1,000+)


Katie Allison

Mithra T. Amaran

Jeffrey Bell

Andrew Berkley

Bert Berkley

Col. (Ret.) William G. & Margaret Eckhardt

Nicole Gresham Perry

Bill & Irma Lou Hirsch

Gregory & Susanne Hoffmann

Janet Kannard

Bill & Lyn Lakin

Joseph & Jenny Melookaran

Nancy C. Messer

Joe & Judy Moody

Louis & Elizabeth Nave Flarsheim Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

Holly Nielsen

Ardyce H. Pearson

Lawrence Rouse

Dave & Molly Saunders

Paul Savastano

Neal & Angela Sharma

Cyprienne Simchowitz & Jerry White

Sosland Foundation

Dr. Joy Stevenson

Tension Envelope Foundation

David & Rita Tripp

Linda S. Trout

Susan Vogel

Mike & Maggie Wood

Karenbeth Zacharias

Benefactor ($500 to $999)

Michelle Arthington

David Au

Bill & Maureen Berkley

Patricia Burroughs-Bishop

Alfred Figuly

Philip Gaskin

Christine Hughes

Bill Kort

Benny Lee

Ross & Elizabeth Lillard

Shahid Qadri

Gino Serra

Stephen Steigman & Tamara Falicov

Sidne Ward

Statesman ($300 to $499)

Alan & Judi Barkema

Daniel Frank

Mark Eisemann & Leslie Mark

Narbeli Galindo

Michael & Dolores Hernandez

Gary W. Logan

Michael Makara

Kelli Meilink

Jeff & MJ Muchow

Barbara Nelson

Chuck & Jane Olsen

Bill & Marilyn Taylor

The VanSant Family

Paul and Anita Weida

Chris Steineger & Shari Wilson

Patron ($150 to $299)


Andrea Allison-Putman

Charlie Bankart

Kassanna Barreto

Allison Berey

Chad Bettes

Richard Bouhan

Michael Burke

Bill Clifford

Laura & Kirk Doan

Sally Firestone

Michael Gibler

Amb. Allan Katz

Brad Kleindl Ph. D.

Frank Kilmas

John Kopecky

Shelly Ma

James Malouff

Aaron Mann

Melinda Minks

Dr. Gary & Vickie Morsch

Dan Ostergaard

Drs. Manuel & Lillian Pardo

Robert Parkins

George & Linda Parkins

Robert Rebori

Jerry Reser & Kathrin Goldman

Dr. Usha Saha

Christine Stannard

Steven & Evelina Swartzman

Jean Townsend

Tom & Jane Waggoner

James Wilson

Michael & Megan Wizniak

Larry Yates

This list accounts for contributions made within the twelve months preceding May 1, 2022. We work diligently to ensure that this list is accurate and appreciate your bringing any unintentional errors or omissions to our attention for prompt correction.