JA’s influential board of directors is comprised of senior executives and business leaders who represent diverse facets of our local economy. In the quest to position JA as a vital educational force for children, they are willing and able to deliver their resources (human and/or financial) and influence others to do the same.

Board Leadership

Chair of the Board

Kevin Kelley
Husch Blackwell

Vice Chair

matt mcconnell
Matt McConnell
Community Representative

Treasurer of the Board

shawn barker
Shawn Barker

Ball Corporation


Board Members