The Children's Trust Fund (CTF) welcomes five new members to the CTF Board of Directors. Joining the CTF Board are Paula E. Clay, Columbia; Kathleen Boyle Dalen, Ph.D., Kansas City; Richard C. Dunn, Springfield; Stephen F. Huss, Ph.D., Hillsboro; and Thomas M. Vansaghi, Ph.D., Kansas City. In addition, Governor Jay Nixon recently reappointed Board member Lynne M. Cooper, D. Min., St. Louis, to a second term.
The CTF Board of Directors is comprised of twenty-one members in which seventeen public members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, two Missouri Senate members are appointed by the President Pro Tem, and two House of Representative members are appointed by the Speaker of the House.
Public members may serve up to two consecutive 3-year terms and may serve until their successor is appointed. CTF also expresses appreciation to outgoing Board members Terry Bloomberg, St. Louis (8 years); Sam Burton, Ph.D., Rolla (11 years); Daniel 'Duke' McVey, North Palm Beach, FL (formerly of Jefferson City)(12 years); Christy Garnett, Independence (10 years); Margaret 'Peggy' Krokstrom, St. Louis (3 years); and Sheryl Maxwell, Lilbourn (3 years) for their volunteer work and outstanding service to CTF.