Spring Conference 2015

Spring Conference 2015 was held in Kansas City April 9-11.

A GIANT thank you to the entire Council and each and every member who helped make this Conference such a success. Specifically, we must thank the following members for their hard work and dedication:

Rosie Riordian, Deb Neustadt and the entire Nelson-Atkins staff
Stacy Blair and the entire Marriott staff 
Sonja Garrett and the staff at KCAI
Steve Sitton and the Thomas Hart Benton Historical Site
Arrowhead Staff
Vendor Reps - Vicki Bean, Suzanne Burack , Beth Thomas 
Kat Grajek - Silent Auction
Michelle Howard and Kelly Bethel - Student/Member shows
Laura and Elizabeth Halter - membership, registration, retirees
Keeli Singer - awards
Ron Jennings - slideshows, photography
Amber Mintert - Bizarre Bazaar
Judy Domeny-Bowen - Live Auctioneer
Mr. Paul Morales and the Traveling Tigers
American Pope - our Gala live band 
The KC Conference Team:
Shannon Englebrecht, Tina Hyde, Stephanie Mennemeyer, Andrea Aeschliman, Heather Alvarado, Katy Liechti, Lauren Guyer, Ivan Ramierez, Brian DeClue, Whitney Carnahan


 A GIANT, inspired thank you to our keynote speaker, Carol I. Hockett!



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April 09, 2015 at 3pm - April 11, 2015
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64111
United States
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