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+)


Kathie Allison

Jeffrey Bell

Bert Berkley

Andrew Berkley

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

Nicole Gresham-Perry

Gregory & Susanne Hoffmann

Bill & Lyn Lakin

Jon Mcgraw

Nancy Messer

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

Holly Nielsen

Ardyce H. Pearson

John Phillips

Lawrence Rouse

Dave Saunders

Paul Savastano

Neil & Angela Sharma

Cyprienne Simchowitz & Jerry White

Sosland Foundation

Dr. Joy Stevenson

Susan Vogel

Mike & Maggie Wood

Karenbeth Zacharias

Benefactor ($500 to $999)

Mithra Amaran

Bill & Maureen Berkley

Patricia Burroughs-Bishop

Laura & Kirk Doan

Tamara Falicov

Alfred Figuly

Philip Gaskin

Serra Gino

Bill & Irma Lou Hirsch

Christine Hughes

Bill Kort

Benny Lee

Aaron J. Mann

Nancy Minahan

Shahid Qadri

Gino Serra

Stephen Steigman

Samantha Vidal

Sidne Ward

Statesman ($300 to $499)

Andrea Allison-Putman

Janet Armstrong

Christina Arnone

Daniel Assyia

David Au

Alan Barkema

Richard Bouhan

Kimberly Connelly & Corrie Holland

Sally Firestone

Kelli Meilink

Barbara Nelson

Richard & Jo Randolph

Carrie Sherer

Chris Steineger

Bill & Marilyn Taylor

Jane VanSant

Jerry White

Chris Steineger & Shari Wilson

Patron ($150 to $299)


Gary Armstrong

Kassanna Barreto

Inga Barringer

John Becker

Chad Bettes

Patricia Cronin

Jane Drury

Gertrude Ederle

Mark Eisemann

Sara Engber

Steven Fuller

Narbeli Galindo

Tom & Beth Hall

Doranne Hudson

Amb. Allan Katz

Brad Kleindl

Cynthia Lamas

Ross & Elizabeth Lillard

Gary W. Logan

DeEtte Lombard

James Malouff

Leslie Mark

Jerry & Carol McCavitt

Dr. Gary & Vickie Morsch

Drs. Manuel & Lillian Pardo

George & Linda Parkins

Jerry Reser & Kathrin Goldman

Usha Saha

Christine Stannard

Steven & Evelina Swartzman

Linda S. Trout

Tom Waggoner

Larry Yates

Amarilis Valdez-Dempsey

Tom & Jane Waggoner

Paul Weida

James Wilson

Michael & Megan Wizniak

Brian Wright

Larry Yates

This list accounts for contributions made within the twelve months preceding July 1, 2021. 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.