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7725 W 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
USA

(913)-341-9316

At The North Star Academy, our mission is to make a meaningful difference by assisting individuals and the families who support them.  We are committed to individuals reaching fulfilled and independent lives through the acquisition and retention of skills in an enriched environment

Board of Directors

Chairman Trip Frizell

President and Chief Executive Officer  
Michael C. Strouse, PhD

Vice President: Lawrence Gates

Treasurer: David Ginardi

Secretary: Barney Barnhart


Advisory Board Members:

  Sharon Jerwick

  Sean Miller

 

Board Officers and Board Members -- 2015


2016 Board of Directors

  Nancy Brady, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Speech Language Hearing Sciences, University of Kansas

Claudia L. Dozier, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kansas

Lawrence C. "Larry" Gates, J.D., Attorney, Gates Shields Ferguson Hammond

Marilyn Hammond, Community Volunteer

Laurie Holmes, Retired, R.N.

Sylvia Lautzenheiser, Retired, Special Education Teacher

Pamela L. Neidert, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kansas

Jim Peine, Marketing Director, Key Impact Sales & Systems

Milton Peine, Retired, Community Volunteer

Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kansas

Jan Bowen Sheldon, Ph.D., J.D., Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kansas

Jim Sherman, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kansas

Ellen Spake, Ph.D., Assistant to the President, Office of Mission and Ministry, Rockhurst University

Coline Sutherland, Retired, Community Volunteer

Lanny Tate, Retired, Community Volunteer

Inas Abdul Rauf, CLO Parent

Advisory Board Members:

Sean Miller, Insurance Executive

Sharon Jerwick, Retail Manager, Hallmark

Board Officers

Chairman of the Board: Edward 'Trip' Frizell, J.D.

CEO and President: Michael C. Strouse, Ph.D.

Vice Chair/Vice Treasurer: David Ginardi

Treasurer: Robert Watchinski

Secretary: Marion "Barney" Barnhart