Skip to main content

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.

Jay Antle, Professor/Executive Director, Sustainability, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Box 81, Overland Park, KS 66210-1299

Mike Hursey, Owner/Chef, Casa Somerset, 16315 W. 287th St., Paola, KS 66071

Calloway Jamerson, Associate Adjunct Professor, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Box 19, Overland Park, KS 66210-1299

Rick Mareske, Manager Campus Farm, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Box 81, Overland Park, KS 66210-1299

Cary Rivard, Director of K-State Research and Extension Center, Olathe, K-State Research & Extension, Johnson County, 35230 W. 135th St., Olathe, KS 66061

Stu Shafer, Professor/Chair, Sociology, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210-1299

Eleni Pliakoni, Professor, Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources, K-State, Olathe, 22201 W. Innovation Dr., Olathe, KS 66061

Candice Shoemaker, Professor and Special Assistant to the Dean, College of Agriculture, Kansas State University, 227 Waters Hall, 1603 Old Claflin Place, Manhattan, KS 66506

Lindsay Jorgenson, Community Food Systems Agent, K-State Research & Extension, Johnson County, 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 1500, Olathe, KS 66061

Debbie Mize, Chapter Leader, Weston A. Price KC Area and Whispering Elm Farm 

Michael Foust, Chef, The Farmhouse Restaurant, 300 Delaware St., Kansas City, MO 64105

Bob Brassard, Culinary/Farm Educator, Shawnee Mission School District #512, 8200 W. 71st St., Overland Park, KS 66204

Loretta Craig, Farm Steward, Prairie Garden Farm, 14811 Hollingsworth Rd., Basehor, KS 66007

Alicia Ellingsworth, Sales and Production Director and Cooperative Member, KC Farm School at Gibbs Road; KC Food Hub, 4223 Gibbs Road, Kansas City, KS 66106

Michael Rea, Sustainability Project Manager, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Box 81, Overland Park, KS 66210-1299

Stan Slaughter, Education and Garden Professor, Hospitality Management, Missouri Organic Recycling, 7700 E. 40 Highway, Kansas City, MO 64129

Vernon Quarles, Farmer, Just Natural Farms, 18804 S. State Rt Y, Belton, MO 64012

Keith Mueller, Farmer/Breeder, KC Tomato, 8533 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114

Lydia Gibson, Business Analyst, Ripple Glass, P.O. Box 414197, Kansas City, MO 64141

Deborah Williams, Professor/Chair Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Science, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Box 19, Overland Park, KS 66210-1299

Mary Wisgirda, Dean, Mathematics and Sciences, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Box 19, Overland Park, KS 66210-1299