Engagement Committee

Our Engagement Committee are representatives from the different membership categories. They aim to be engaged in and supportive of the member experience. Through their efforts, BioKansas is able to host a number of exciting events throughout the year that serve as connection points for the bioscience ecosystem.


Charles Jabara

Director, Business Development




Justin Welch, DVM

Executive Director, Livestock Technical Services

Merck Animal Health

Jeff Bennet

Director, Central Region

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.



Kenita Dahal

Graduate Student

Wichita State University



Nathan Dormer

Director, Drug Product Development

Adare Pharmaceuticals USA


Tom Klug

Managing Director, Healthcare/Life Sciences Practices

Marsh and McLennan Agency, LLC

Anoja Perera

Director, Sequencing and Discovery Genomics

Stowers Institute for Medical Research



Cara Ridenour

Associate Partner

Clarkston Consulting