Speakers recommended by a Kiwanis club in the Metro Kansas City Area

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Speaker Affiliation Subject Category Phone
Dave Webster

Added  9/16/14

Kansas City Royals Baseball History in Kansas City.  Dave presents the W for Wins at the Royals games Sports 816-504-4296 (page)

816-921-5775 (fax)

Steve Klein

Added 12/09/13

Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary Cedar Cove is a non-profit organization devoted to the care and preservation of endangered large cats, while educating the public on  their behavior, physiology, habitats and the threats ofd danger of extinction www.saveoursiberians.org Nature 816-739-0363
David Robinson University of Missouri Kansas City UMKC Athletics - Have the Athletic Director or a senior member of the staff, address your membership and let them know all of the amazing things happening with the athletic department and on campus as well. Sports 816-235-5952



Patricia Pike

Added 5/19/09

Harrisonville resident The White House Easter Egg Roll.  Very interesting insight by a seven year volunteer at this annual event.  Shows actual eggs used plus photos of children and dignitaries   816-738-4995 trishapike@aol.com


Jeff Lanza

added 11/21/08

FBI Special Agent - Retired

Various:  Leadership, Ethics, Identity Theft, Internet Safety, Human Trafficking and FBI Famous Cases.   See http://www.thelanzagroup.com




Mark Van Lowe

added 10/24/09

KCI Airport Managing the KCI Airport Aviation 816-243-5237

Clifford Hall


added 5/30/05

Airline History Museum, KCMO History of Aviation Aviation 816-421-3401

Stacia Stelk


added 1/15/11

Ripple Glass Glass Recycling in the Kansas City Area  10% of all glass waste generated in the metro is reclaimed Environment



W. J. (Bill) Cook

added 7/24/08

Missouri Food and Fiber Biodiesel:  Food vs Fuel Soy biodiesel is made with US soybeans - a renewable resource.  Using soy biodiesel reduces cancer-causing compounds, harmful particulate matter and most exhaust greenhouse gases targeted by the EPA. Environment 816-830-1252


Edward Cross, Exec VP

added 1/25/06

Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association, Topeka U.S. and Kansas oil and gas industry and the brave new world we, as producers and consumers, are entering. Environment


Fax 785-232-0917

Kay Johnston

added 9/17/05

Bridging the Gap, KCMO Choose the Environment An education and action program that teaches people simple steps to protect the environment  see www.bridgingthegap.org Environment 816-561-1087
Joe Vaughan

added 6/21/08

Water District No. 1 of Johnson County Planning for our Water Supply - Conserving water now can keep down the costs of developing new sources of water in the future. Environment 913-642-4321
added 10/24/09 County Election Board Functions of the Election Board Government
  • Cass County MO 816-380-8102
  • Clay County MO 816-415-8683
  • Jackson County MO 816-325-4600
  • Platte County MO 816-858-4400
  • Johnson County MO 913-782-3441
  • Wyandotte County MO 913-573-8500
added 6/23/09 MoDOT Current Missouri Highway Construction projects near your club location.  Topics include:
  • The New Christopher Bond Bridge to replace the Paseo Bridge. 
  • Highway 71 (I-49) corridor
  • I-70 New Truck Lanes to St. Louis

To schedule a speaker 

Government Contact:  Amy Gagne 816-622-6302

or Jesse Skinner 816-622-0500

David Warm, Executive Director Mid America Regional Council Metropolitan Planning for the Bistate Kansas City region.  MARC seeks to build a stronger regional community through cooperation, leadership and planning Government 816-474-4240
Paul Lutz

added 6/06/08

HSM Financial, Lee's Summit Power Line Glass Insulator Collecting - Describes the history of glass insulators and displays many interesting and unusual insulators from his extensive collection Hobbies 816-525-9699
David Bird Powell Gardens, Kingsville MO Horticulture - needs large audience Home Care 816-697-2600
Doc and Diane Gover Wild Birds Unlimited Feeding Wild Birds Home Care 913-962-0077
Gary Goebel, or other Metro Council board member Metro Kansas City Kiwanis Council The Metro Kansas City Kiwanis Council - Facilitating cooperation between Kiwanians in Kansas Division 9 and MO-ARK Divisions 3 and 4 Kiwanis Service 816-531-6317
Todd Adams

added 7/25/11

Sporting Kansas City Soccer Team and Livestrong Sporting park in KCKS. Learn about the new stadium and the community support by the team.   www.sportingkc.com Sports 913-387-3448 or 816-668-0514


Randy Conner

added 2/01/05

Kansas Speedway -KCKS NASCAR Racetrack - www.kansasspeedway.com Sports 913-328-3300
Loren Foxx

added 2/01/05

T Bones Baseball Club Baseball and How it can relate to your business - Cannot speak during summer months  -  www.tbonesbaseball.com Sports 913-328-5639

Speakers Below are for Reference - Individual Speakers not evaluated

Speakers Bureau Blue Springs Community College   Various



Speakers Bureau Johnson County KS Community College See Speakers Bureau Website Various 913-469-8500 ext. 3213
Speakers Bureau Longview Community College

Extensive variety of speakers and topics  See Speakers Bureau Website


Various 816-604-2001