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+)


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

Shahid Qadri

Robert Rebori

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

Paul & Anita Weida

Mike & Maggie Wood

Karenbeth Zacharias

Benefactor ($500 to $999)

Katie Allison

Michelle Arthington

David Au

Bill & Maureen Berkley

Patricia Burroughs-Bishop

Alfred Figuly

Philip Gaskin

Bill Kort

Ross & Elizabeth Lillard

Jon McGraw

Jeff & MJ Muchow

Gino Serra

Stephen Steigman & Tamara Falicov

Sidne Ward

Statesman ($300 to $499)

Alan & Judi Barkema

Daniel Frank

Michael & Dolores Hernandez

Gary W. Logan

Michael Makara

Barbara Nelson

Chuck & Jane Olsen

Bill & Marilyn Taylor

Paul Temme & Loring Leifer

The VanSant Family

Chris Steineger & Shari Wilson

Patron ($150 to $299)


Andrea Allison-Putman

Charlie Bankart

Inga Barringer

Allison Berey

Richard Bouhan

Michael Burke

Bill Clifford

Adrianne DeWeese

Don Dickey

Laura & Kirk Doan

Sally Firestone

Michael Gibler

William Hall

Amb. Allan Katz

Frank Kilmas

John Kopecky

Felicia Londre

James Malouff

Aaron Mann

Mark Eisemann & Leslie Mark

Melinda Minks

Dr. Gary & Vickie Morsch

Dan Ostergaard

Drs. Manuel & Lillian Pardo

Robert Parkins

George & Linda Parkins

Dr. Usha Saha

Christine Stannard

Steven & Evelina Swartzman

Jean Townsend

Tom & Jane Waggoner

Michael & Megan Wizniak

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.