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Board of Directors

Meet the Charlie's House Board of Directors


Bob Renton, Chair

Matt Hizer, Vice-Chair,  National Safety Council managed by Honeywell FM&T

Mike Fisher, Secretary, Polsinelli


Katie Crowley, Crowley Furniture and Mattress

Richard Gist, Ph.D., Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department

Harvey Grossman, MD, Pediatric Care Specialist

Mary Anne Jackson, MD, UMKC School of Medicine

Gabe Schifman, DO, HCA Midwest Health - OP Regional Medical Center

James "Jimmy" Walker, Kansas City Missouri Fire Department

Laura Kemerling, MSN, RN, C-NPT, Center for Childhood Safety Children's Mercy - Kansas

Nicole Strombom - Children's Mercy Kansas City

Zac A. Combs, Burns & Mcdonnell


Executive Director

J. Stuart Hoffman, CFRE

Program & Community Relations Manager

Melissa Roach