The Johnson County Museum functions with two boards who provide guidance and direction specifically for the benefit of the museum. The museum is managed by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District Board and governed by the Johnson County Commission.
Museum Advisory Council
The Museum Advisory Council (MAC) provides oversight of the Johnson County Museum's operations and budget. Council members are appointed by the Johnson County Commission. The Council meets six times per year at the Johnson County Museum, 8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m., unless otherwise posted. Special meetings may be called at the discretion of the Council Chair. All meetings will be posted on the Museum's calendar as well as on the Johnson County Board of Commissioners master calendar.
Nancy Wallerstein, Chair (2nd District appointment)
Stephanie B. Kice (3rd District appointment)
Rebecca Galati (1st District appointment)
Julie Hickman (5th District appointment)
Jean Hughes (Chairman appointment)
Shana L. Sowles (6th District appointment)
Lori Olson (4th District appointment)
Heather Rubesch (JCPRD Board Liaison)
Johnson County Museum Foundation
The Johnson County Museum Foundation is a separate not-for-profit membership organization committed to supporting the mission of the Museum through support of exhibits, programs, publications, and special events. The organization is governed by a Board of Trustees, who serve three year terms and may serve two consecutive terms.
2021 Board of Trustees
Lonita Cook (President)
Jama Akers (Vice President)
Chris Carey (Secretary)
Lauren Driessel (Treasurer)
Mary McMurray (Assistant Treasurer)
Tracy Flexter George
Persons who may need assistance, the use of a sign language or oral interpreter, or who require special accommodations, should contact (913) 715-2575, at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting.