Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed, and the Missouri Senate has confirmed, two new members for the Kansas City Missouri Board of Police Commissioners. These members will be sworn it at an upcoming board meeting and will replace Karl Zobrist and Mark Thompson, whose terms have expired. The new members are:
Lisa T. Pelofsky: Since 2004, Pelofsky has been the CEO of Pelofsky and Associates, which provides development consultation to local and national non-profit organizations. Previously, she served as director of development and alumni affairs for The Barstow School, and as director of development for the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City. The Governor has appointed her to a term ending March 7, 2012.
Angela Wasson-Hunt: Wasson-Hunt is currently the senior vice president for commercial lending at Lawson Bank, and was director of the Clay County Economic Development Commission from 1998 to 2005. Wasson-Hunt is the founding member of the Police Foundation of Kansas City and a trustee for the Kansas City Police Employees Retirement System. The Governor has appointed her to a term ending March 7, 2014.