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Our Advisory Committees provide expert advice on a variety of issues to ensure that students earning degrees or certificates from JCCC are prepared to enter the workforce and become immediately productive.

Tyler Agniel
Hilton Garden Inn OP
General Manger
Emily Berns, CDM
Research Medical Center      
Certified Dietary Manager
Kristina Carter CDM, CFPP
Saint Luke’s South     
Manager, Nutrition Services
Mike Chrostowski
Herndon Career Center         
Culinary Arts Instructor
Lisa Graham
Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association        
Director, KRHA
Todd Hollander
John Knox Village       
Director of Dining Services
Brett Horton
Kansas State University, Olathe Campus       
Professor of Practice, HMGT
Renee Ilk, MS, RD, LD
Saint Luke’s South Hospital   
Registered Dietician Specialist
George Katz
Marriott Overland Park         
General Manager/Hotel Management
Roy Konkey
US Dept. of Labor      
Apprenticeship/Training Rep.
Kurt Mayo
Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater KC
Executive Director
Gabriel Mejia
Marriott Downtown KC
Philip Shaw
Olathe North High School      
Chef/Culinary Arts Instructor
David Stevens
Sheraton Overland Park at the Convention Center  
Executive Chef
Bill Teel
Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association 
Executive Director
Jim Tinkham
William Jewell College           
Chastity Troxel           
Kansas Registered App Program Manager
Jenn Turner
Independence School District
Jesse Vega
Our Lady of Mercy Country Home    
Ryan Williams
rye KC - Leawood       
Chef de Cuisine