SHSMO Trustees

Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr.

President

Cape Girardeau

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Chairman

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Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr.

President

Cape Girardeau

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Chairman

Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. is a US District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. He previously served sixteen years as a judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri, including a two-year term as Chief Justice. He began his legal career with the family firm of Limbaugh, Limbaugh & Russell, in Cape Girardeau, and was elected prosecuting attorney of Cape Girardeau County in 1978. After serving a four-year term, he returned to private practice and in 1987 was appointed circuit judge for the 32nd Judicial Circuit, a position he held until his appointment to the Supreme Court in 1992. Judge Limbaugh is active in many professional, civic, and charitable organizations. He has been a Society trustee since 2004 and a member of the executive committee since 2006.

Virginia J. Laas

First Vice President

Joplin

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

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Virginia J. Laas

First Vice President

Joplin

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

Virginia J. Laas is professor emerita of history at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. She has authored, coauthored, and edited five books, including Love and Power in the Nineteenth Century: The Marriage of Violet Blair and Bridging Two Eras: The Autobiography of Emily Newell Blair, 1877-1951. Laas has also contributed chapters to books and published extensively in journals. She served as president of the Missouri Conference on History in 1988 and 1999. In 2000 she was selected as the Missouri Carnegie/CASE Professor of the Year. In Joplin, she currently serves on the boards of ProMusica and the Post Memorial Art Library. Laas has been a trustee of the Society since 1995, a member of the Missouri Historical Review editorial advisory committee since 1999, and on the executive committee since 2003.

Bob Priddy

Second Vice President

Jefferson City

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

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Bob Priddy

Second Vice President

Jefferson City

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

Robert A. (Bob) Priddy, a trustee since 1985 and an executive committee member since 2010, is news director for Missourinet, a statewide commercial radio network that provides news, sports, and special programs to more than sixty stations. In his more than thirty-five years as news director, Priddy has led efforts to open state government to citizens through coverage from Missouri courtrooms and by streaming legislative debate and oral argument in the Missouri Supreme Court via the Internet. A historian, Priddy has written five books, three based on his popular daily radio program, Across Our Wide Missouri; Only the Rivers are Peaceful: The Missouri Mural of Thomas Hart Benton; and his latest book—a major work with co-author Jeffrey Ball, The Art of the Missouri Capitol: History in Canvas, Bronze and Stone.

Roy D. Blunt

Third Vice President

Springfield

Term: 2013-2016

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Roy D. Blunt

Third Vice President

Springfield

Term: 2013-2016

Roy Blunt was elected by the people of Missouri to the United States Senate in 2010. Less than one year after he was sworn into the US Senate, Blunt was chosen by his colleagues to serve as a member of the Senate leadership as the vice chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. From 1996 to 2008, the people of southwest Missouri overwhelmingly elected Blunt seven times to the US House of Representatives. Before serving in Congress, he was a history teacher, a county official, and in 1984 became the first Republican elected as Missouri's Secretary of State in more than fifty years. Senator Blunt also served four years as the president of his alma mater, Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. He has been a Society trustee since 2005.

Brent L. Schondelmeyer

Fourth Vice President

Independence

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

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Brent L. Schondelmeyer

Fourth Vice President

Independence

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

Brent Schondelmeyer of Independence is director of communications for Local Investment Commission (LINC), a Kansas City nonprofit concerned with neighborhood revitalization in older and low-income neighborhoods. He was a reporter and edited several publications prior to joining LINC in 1995. Schondelmeyer is the author of Independence (1986) and Building a First Class Bank: History of United Missouri Bank (1987). He serves on the Jackson County Historical Society board of directors and is a trustee of the Mid-Continent Public Library. He has been a member of the Society's board of trustees since 2004 and an officer since 2010.

Henry J. Waters III

Fifth Vice President

Columbia

Term: 2013-2016

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Henry J. Waters III

Fifth Vice President

Columbia

Term: 2013-2016

Henry J. Waters III served forty-six years as editor and publisher of the Columbia Daily Tribune before becoming publisher emeritus in 2012. He founded Job Center, Inc., cofounded Reality House, Inc., and serves as an officer and board member of numerous Columbia and Boone County committees and organizations. He is a past board member of the Missouri Press Association and New Directions for News and serves on the boards of Stephens College and the Friends of the University of Missouri Libraries. Waters has received the University of Missouri School of Journalism Gold Medal and the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Arts and Science Distinguished Alumni Award. He has been a trustee of the Society since 1992 and an officer since 2004.

Albert M. Price

Sixth Vice President

Columbia

Term: 2013-2016

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Albert M. Price

Sixth Vice President

Columbia

Term: 2013-2016

Albert M. Price is chairman of the board, retired, of Boone County National Bank in Columbia. He also held the offices of president, executive committee member, and director of that institution. Price is a member of numerous wildlife organizations and continues to serve on many boards, commissions, and committees for the City of Columbia. He received the city's Distinguished Citizen Award in 1976. Price is a founding member of the University of Missouri's Jefferson Club and Law School Foundation and served as the university's treasurer from 1963 to 1975. A recipient of the Society's Distinguished Service Award in 1995, Price served as treasurer of the Society from 1968 to 2010.

Edward W. Scavone

Treasurer

Columbia

Term: 2014-2017

Executive Committee Member

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Edward W. Scavone

Treasurer

Columbia

Term: 2014-2017

Executive Committee Member

Edward W. Scavone is executive vice president of commercial banking at Boone County National Bank in Columbia. He works primarily with business clients in the local community to grow and improve their organizations. He is an active citizen in the community, currently serving as board president for Woodhaven, treasurer for the Heart of Missouri United Way, chair of the Great Rivers Council Friends of Scouting Campaign, and finance advisory committee member for the City of Columbia. Scavone is a certified public accountant with a degree from Chapman University. He is a US Navy veteran who served during Desert Storm.

Gary R. Kremer

Executive Director, Secretary, and Librarian

Jefferson City

Executive Committee Member, Ex Officio

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Gary R. Kremer

Executive Director, Secretary, and Librarian

Jefferson City

Executive Committee Member, Ex Officio

A fifth-generation Missourian, Gary R. Kremer earned his PhD from American University in Washington, DC. Kremer has written, coauthored, and coedited 12 books. Previously, Kremer taught history at Lincoln University in Jefferson City (1972-1987) and William Woods University in Fulton (1991-2004). He also served as the state archivist of Missouri from 1987 to 1991. He has been SHSMO's executive director since 2004.

Bruce H. Beckett

Trustee and Former President

Columbia

Term: Permanent

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Bruce H. Beckett

Trustee and Former President

Columbia

Term: Permanent

H. Riley Bock

Trustee and Former President

New Madrid

Term: Permanent

Executive Committee Member

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Mr. Bock

H. Riley Bock

Trustee and Former President

New Madrid

Term: Permanent

Executive Committee Member

Rodney J. Boyd

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2014-2017

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Mr. Boyd

Rodney J. Boyd

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2014-2017

Rodney Boyd is a member of the public policy and regulation practice and the government sector team at Dentons, focusing on state legal, governmental relations, and public policy services. He began his career two decades ago as a legislative assistant in the Missouri General Assembly and went on to serve as a clerk for the Missouri Supreme Court. Boyd represents numerous private, public, and nonprofit clients as their state lobbyist and legal public policy adviser. For the past decade, Boyd has served as chief governmental relations adviser for the city of St. Louis, where he has helped the city develop policies contributing to "the Renaissance of the City of St. Louis." Boyd regularly provides pro bono consultation for various St. Louis nonprofit organizations.

David R. Bradley

Trustee

St. Joseph

Term: 2013-2016

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David R. Bradley

Trustee

St. Joseph

Term: 2013-2016

David R. Bradley has held numerous positions at the News-Press & Gazette Company of St. Joseph, of which he is now Chief Executive Officer. Bradley is an active community member, having served as past president of the Northwest Missouri Press Association, past chairman of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the board of directors of the St. Joseph Business Park Corporation, among other positions. He is also past president of the Missouri Press Association, a member of the board of directors of UMB Financial Corporation and the Inland Press Association, and a trustee of the Midwest Research Institute. Bradley was appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators in 2009 by Gov. Jay Nixon, and served as chairman in 2012.

Robert M. Clayton III

Trustee

Hannibal

Term: 2015-2018

Executive Committee Member

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Robert M. Clayton III

Trustee

Hannibal

Term: 2015-2018

Executive Committee Member

Robert M. Clayton III, a sixth-generation Missourian, is a judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District. Clayton was previously chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission and a partner at Clayton & Curl, LLC. Elected as a state representative in 1994, Clayton was a vital part of the Missouri House of Representatives throughout his eight-year tenure in the legislature. He sponsored the house companion bill to legislation that created the Missouri Historic Preservation Tax Credit, which encourages investment in historic buildings. A resident of Hannibal, Clayton is involved in many local organizations. He is president of Affordable Community Education, a locally based organization supporting a community college campus in Hannibal, and treasurer of Trinity Episcopal Church.

James Leon Combs

Trustee

Bradleyville

Term: 2013-2016

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James Leon Combs

Trustee

Bradleyville

Term: 2013-2016

James Leon Combs, a native of the Ozarks, grew up in the tiny village of Bradleyville and graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1960. He worked in the St. Louis area as a publisher's representative for Jostens for twenty-five years before buying a small proprietary college. Now retired, he lives with his wife, Dorothy, on their Beaver Creek Elk & Cattle Ranch, Bradleyville. He spends most of his time serving as board chairman of the Boys and Girls Club of the Ozarks, the White River Valley Historical Society, the Skaggs Foundation, and several other charitable boards.

S. Bryan Cook

Trustee

Clayton

Term: 2013-2016

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S. Bryan Cook

Trustee

Clayton

Term: 2013-2016

Bryan Cook is president and chief executive officer of Central Bancompany, Jefferson City, chairman and chief executive officer of First National Bank of St. Louis, and chairman of Central Trust and Investment Company, St. Louis. He holds three graduate degrees from the University of Missouri, including a PhD in economics. Cook is active in many civic, business, and charitable organizations and serves on the board of directors for the Salvation Army, The Muny, the Boy Scouts of America in St. Louis, the St. Louis Art Museum, and the St. Louis Zoo. Cook has served as a Society trustee since 2010.

Doug Crews

Trustee and Former President

Columbia

Term: Permanent

Executive Committee Member

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Mr. Crews

Doug Crews

Trustee and Former President

Columbia

Term: Permanent

Executive Committee Member

Don M. Downing

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2015-2018

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Don M. Downing

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2015-2018

Don Downing is an officer and shareholder in the St. Louis plaintiff law firm of Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C. His practice focuses on complex commercial and class action litigation. Downing has represented businesses, school districts, cities, thousands of farmers, and tens of thousands of consumers. He has been named to the Best Lawyers in America's® 2016 St. Louis Banking and Finance "Lawyer of the Year" list and is annually selected to the list of Super Lawyers® by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine. He is a recipient of the University of Missouri Law School's highest award, the Citation of Merit. A native of Kennett, Downing earned a bachelor's and a law degree from MU. He is a past chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Downing was also Missouri's Chief Deputy Attorney General, the state's top appointed legal officer, from 1993 to 1995.

George W. Draper

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2014-2017

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Judge Draper

George W. Draper

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2014-2017

George W. Draper III earned his law degree in 1981 from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC. He first served as a law clerk to Judge Shellie Bowers in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Draper then worked for the circuit attorney of the city of St. Louis as assistant prosecuting attorney from 1984 to 1994. Since then he has served at every level of Missouri's current court system including the Supreme Court of Missouri, which he was appointed to in October 2011. When not on the bench, Draper counsels students interested in legal careers and has served as a mentor to attorneys deferred from practicing. Draper has also taught trial advocacy as an adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law since 1996.

Steve Ehlmann

Trustee

St. Charles

Term: 2015-2018

Executive Committee Member

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Steve Ehlmann

Trustee

St. Charles

Term: 2015-2018

Executive Committee Member

Steve Ehlmann is county executive of St. Charles County. Elected in November 2006, he is only the second person to serve in the position. Prior to assuming this office, he worked as the county's director of administration. From 1989 to 1993, Ehlmann represented Missouri's 19th District in the House of Representatives, and during 1993-2001 he served as senator for Missouri's 23rd District, with two terms as the Republican floor leader. He was an associate circuit judge, 2001-2003, and circuit judge during 2003 for the 11th Circuit Court. An educator and a historian, Ehlmann is the author of Crossroads: A History of St. Charles County and is deeply invested in preserving the inimitable history of the county. He has served as a trustee since 2009.

Richard J. Franklin

Trustee and Former President

Independence

Term: Permanent

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Richard J. Franklin

Trustee and Former President

Independence

Term: Permanent

Richard Franklin had two careers in public service, one in education and one in the Missouri legislature. Starting as a science teacher at several schools, Franklin eventually took the lead as principal of Fort Osage High School in Jackson County, a position he held for 23 years. After retiring, he was elected as a Democrat to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1988 and served 14 years until being term-limited out in 2002. During his time in the legislature, he served on numerous committees and was Budget Chair of the Appropriations Committee.

Michael R. Gibbons

Trustee

Kirkwood

Term: 2013-2016

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Michael R. Gibbons

Trustee

Kirkwood

Term: 2013-2016

Michael R. Gibbons practices law at Stinson, Morrison, Hecker LLP in St. Louis. A lifelong resident of Kirkwood, Gibbons was elected to the city council in 1986 and 1990 and was deputy mayor, 1990-92. He served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1993 to 2001 and the Missouri Senate from 2001 to 2009, holding the position of president pro tem, 2005-09. Gibbons is a director on the boards of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and The Empowerment Network, is on the board of governors of Des Peres Hospital, a trustee for STAGES in St. Louis, and a member of the Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Society board of trustees since 2007.

Edward C. Matthews

Trustee

Sikeston

Term: 2014-2017

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Edward C. Matthews

Trustee

Sikeston

Term: 2014-2017

Edward C. (Ned) Matthews III of Sikeston is general partner of the E. C. Matthews Limited Partnership and his family farming operation. He has been involved with the Matthews businesses in southeast Missouri for more than 40 years, serving in many roles including officer and director of the Bank of Sikeston, director of Amerifirst Bancorporation, Inc., and Matthews Cotton Company. He currently serves as a managing partner of the Matthews Family Mineral Account, LLC. Matthews' love of southeast Missouri history led to over six years of research that culminated in his book, Matthews: The Historic Adventures of a Pioneer Family, published in 2004 by Southeast Missouri State University Press. It was awarded the Pioneer America Society's Fred Kniffen Book Award and the Missouri Humanities Council's Governors Book Award.

Kenneth B. McClain

Trustee

Independence

Term: 2014-2017

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Kenneth B. McClain

Trustee

Independence

Term: 2014-2017

Kenneth B. McClain is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and a shareholder in Humphrey, Farrington, & McClain of Independence. He specializes in complex toxic and mass tort litigation and has obtained one of the top 100 verdicts in the country in six of the last ten years, having been awarded verdicts and negotiated settlements totaling more than a billion dollars on behalf of his clients. McClain is actively improving his local community. His real estate projects include restaurants, renewal of the historic Harry Truman neighborhood corridor, and a commercial and retail district that has restored more than 20 century-old buildings on the Independence Square. McClain is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Graceland University, and a member of the Truman Library Institute Board of Directors.

Larry L. McMullen

Trustee

Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Term: 2013-2016

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Larry L. McMullen

Trustee

Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Term: 2013-2016

Larry L. McMullen is an experienced litigator with Husch Blackwell LLP in Kansas City. For over ten years he has been named in The Best Lawyers in America. McMullen has received the University of Missouri Distinguished Alumni Award, the Kansas City Bar Association Dean of the Trial Bar Award, and the University of Missouri Distinguished Service Award. He is associated with several professional and civic organizations, including the University of Missouri Law School Foundation, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, and he has held leadership positions with the University of Missouri Development Council and the One Billion Dollar For All We Call Mizzou Campaign. McMullen has been a Society trustee since 2010.

Robert J. Mueller

Trustee

Ste. Genevieve

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

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Robert J. Mueller

Trustee

Ste. Genevieve

Term: 2013-2016

Executive Committee Member

Robert J. Mueller lives in historic Ste. Genevieve. He retired in 2001 from General Dynamics Corp. as a vice president and general business manager and has been a general business consultant. Mueller is a past president of the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve, serves as chairman of the Ste. Genevieve Tourism Advisory Council, and is on the board of the Ste. Genevieve County Community Foundation. He is a past president of the MS&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers and is a member of the Manufacturing Engineering Advisory Board. Mueller has been a trustee of the Society since 2004. He is a member of the Executive Committee and assists the Society with strategic planning.

James R. Reinhard

Trustee

Hannibal

Term: 2013-2016

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James R. Reinhard

Trustee

Hannibal

Term: 2013-2016

James R. Reinhard retired in 1997 after twenty years on the bench of the Eastern District, Missouri Court of Appeals. He served as chief judge during 1984-85. Prior to his appointment to the Court of Appeals, he was a practicing attorney in Milan and Paris, prosecuting attorney of Sullivan County and Monroe County, and judge of the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court. He is a resident of Hannibal. Reinhard has been active as a board member and officer of educational institutions and bar associations, including Truman State University, the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Missouri Bar, and the Tenth Judicial Circuit Bar. He has served on the Society's board of trustees since 1998.

Mary R. Russell

Trustee

Jefferson City

Term: 2013-2016

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Mary R. Russell

Trustee

Jefferson City

Term: 2013-2016

Mary Russell is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She was appointed to the Supreme Court in September 2004. She previously served on the Missouri Court of Appeals and was its chief judge. A native of Hannibal, Russell practiced law there prior to her appointment to the bench. She is the recipient of many awards, including Faculty/Alumni Award of the University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003 Alumnus of the Year of Truman State University, and Rotarian of the Year, and was named Woman of the Year by the Women Lawyers Association of St. Louis. A seventh-generation Missourian, she is active in many professional, civic, and charitable organizations. Russell has served as a Society trustee since 2012.

William W. Sellers

Trustee

Lexington

Term: 2014-2017

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William W. Sellers

Trustee

Lexington

Term: 2014-2017

William W. Sellers is an attorney and past president of Wentworth Military Academy and College in Lexington, Missouri, where his family has lived for seven generations. Prior to becoming president of Wentworth, he practiced law in Kansas City, focusing on class actions and complex litigation. He has been active in a number of organizations, including service as president of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States, president of the Harvard Club of Kansas City, member of the board of directors of the Harvard Alumni Association, and member of the Presidential Advisory Committee to the Coordinating Board of Higher Education of Missouri. Sellers has also served as campaign manager for a number of political candidates, including Congressman Ike Skelton.

Beatrice B. Litherland Smith

Trustee

Columbia

Term: 2014-2017

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Beatrice B. Litherland Smith

Trustee

Columbia

Term: 2014-2017

Beatrice B. Smith is dean emerita of the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri. During the 25 years that Smith held this administrative position, she was recognized as a transformational land grant dean. She received a Faculty-Alumni Award from MU and leadership awards at the national level where she chaired the legislative committee of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges. She was a director of the NASDAQ-traded Rival Company before it went private and also served on the First National Bank board. She is a member of MU's Jefferson Club, Chancellor's Society, and Mizzou Botanic Garden Friends; president and campaign chair of the United Way; and an officer of the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre board. Smith owns and manages Smith Industrial Properties.

Jeffrey E. Smith

Trustee

Columbia

Term: 2014-2017

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Jeffrey E. Smith

Trustee

Columbia

Term: 2014-2017

Jeffrey E. Smith has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate and housing business. His Columbia and Georgia-based companies have developed and invested in more than 400 affordable properties totaling over 17,000 housing units. The group of companies includes property development, construction, property management, health care, and syndication. A recognized leader in the affordable housing industry, Smith received the first Governor's Award for Excellence in Elderly Housing in Missouri. Smith is a fifth-generation Boone County resident and a major donor to numerous organizations including the Boys and Girls Clubs, United Way, and Central Missouri Food Bank. Smith is the founder of the Jeffrey E. Smith Institute of Real Estate at MU's Trulaske College of Business.

Brian K. Snyder

Trustee

Independence

Term: 2015-2018

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Brian K. Snyder

Trustee

Independence

Term: 2015-2018

Brian K. Snyder is a Senior Associate Structural Engineer for Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City. He has been involved in historic preservation activities as a professional engineer and as a volunteer for not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. Snyder is engaged in numerous civic, educational, and historical agencies. He is a past board member of the Jackson County Historical Society and past chairman of the City of Independence Heritage Commission. Snyder received awards from the Jackson County Historical Society in 1999 and 2008 and an annual Historic Preservation Award from the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation in 2009. He has served as a SHSMO trustee since 2004.

Thomas Strong

Trustee

Springfield

Term: 2015-2018

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Thomas Strong

Trustee

Springfield

Term: 2015-2018

Thomas Strong graduated with honors from the University of Missouri–Columbia School of Law in 1955. In 1976, he founded the firm that is now Strong-Garner-Bauer, P.C. He is an emeritus member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an exclusive organization consisting of 100 of the leading trial lawyers in the nation. Strong has taught in more than 100 legal seminars and has authored more than a dozen articles and chapters for legal publications in addition to his autobiography, Strong Advocate: The Life of a Trial Lawyer. In 2006, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys decided to present an annual award to a Missouri lawyer who best exemplified what a trial lawyer should be, both inside and outside the courtroom. The award is named "The Thomas G. Strong Trial Attorney Award." Strong has received numerous accolades including the Giants of the Community Award, the Missourian Award, and an honorary doctor of public affairs degree from Missouri State University.

Blanche M. Touhill

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2015-2018

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Blanche M. Touhill

Trustee

St. Louis

Term: 2015-2018

Blanche M. Touhill is chancellor emerita and professor emerita of history and education at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. As chancellor from 1991 to 2002, she greatly expanded academic programs and centers at the university, built endowed and distinguished teaching professorships, and added acres of land and several new buildings and programs to the campus. Under her leadership, a new student center and new performing arts center were built, the latter of which bears her name. Touhill has written several books and continues to contribute her leadership skills to many professional and community boards. She was named St. Louis Citizen of the Year in 1997 and received the Right Arm of St. Louis Award in 2003. Touhill has been a SHSMO trustee since 1985. In 2014 she was presented the Society's Distinguished Service Award.