kansas city public schools retirement system

Board and Staff

The general administration and the responsibility for the proper operation of the retirement system are vested in a board of trustees of twelve persons who are resident taxpayers of the school district and include the superintendent of the school district if a resident, four appointees of the board of education, four trustees elected by the active members of the System, two retired trustees elected by the retirees of the System, and one trustee appointed by the library board. The appointed and elected trustees serve staggered four year terms.

Summary of Board of Trustees’ Roles and Responsibilities

Board of Trustees

(effective September 2022)

Debbie Siragusa, Chairperson  appointed by Library District term expires 2022
  Superintendent ex-officio
Lauren Amicone elected by active members term expires 2023
Cecelia Carter appointed by School Board term expires 2025
Horace Coleman, Jr  appointed by School Board term expires 2022
Jamekia Kendrix elected by active members term expires 2025
Anthony Madry elected by active members term expires 2022
Roger Offield elected by active members term expires 2024
Beverly Pratt elected by retired members term expires 2024
Curtis L. Rogers elected by retired members term expires 2022
Eddie Smith appointed by School Board term expires 2023
Brian D. Welch appointed by School Board term expires 2024

 

Administrative Staff

Jim Roehner Executive Director
Cindy White Administrative Assistant 
Jill Chaloupka Benefits Data Analyst
Joe Schaefer IT Manager
Kelly Fowler Benefits Administrator & Educator
Shannon McClain Benefits Payroll Coordinator
Laura J. Oswald Associate Director