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Our Advisory Boards 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.

Nancy Herring, Registered Dietitian, Retired: North Kansas City Hospital, Overland Park, KS

Roy Konkey, Apprenticeship/Training Rep., US Dept. of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, Kansas City, MO

Philip Strnad, General Manager, Hilton President Hotel, Kansas City, MO

Bill Teel, Executive Director, Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association, Kansas City, MO

Mike Chrostowski, Culinary Arts Instructor, Herndon Career Center, Raytown, MO

Kurt Mayo, Executive Director, Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater KC, Kansas City, MO

Gary Westerman, State Manager, Registered Apprenticeship Programs, Veteran Employment Services, Junction City, KS

Todd Hollander, Director of Dining Services, John Knox Village, Lee's Summit, MO

Jesse Vega, Chef, Our Lady of Mercy Country Home, Liberty, MO 

David Stevens, Executive Chef, OP 1906 Restaurant, Sheraton, Overland Park at the Convention Center, Overland Park, KS

Cheryl Runnebaum, Chef/Assistant Professor Culinary Arts, KCKCC-TEC, Kansas City, KS

Philip Shaw, Chef/Culinary Arts Instructor, Olathe North High School, Olathe, KS

Michael Lamping, Chef, Lake Quivira Country Club, Lake Quivira, KS

Michael Foster, International Estate Agent, Foster & Associates, Inc., Kansas City, MO