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Meet the 2023 BioKansas 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.

Chair

Justin Welch, DVM

Executive Director, Livestock Technical Services

Merck Animal Health

Jeff Bennet

Director, Central Region

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

 

 

Nathan Dormer

Director, Drug Product Development

Adare Pharmaceuticals USA

 

Michelle Gangel

Senior Archatect and Laboratory Planner

CRB Consulting Engineers

 

Tom Klug

Managing Director, Healthcare/Life Sciences Practices

Marsh and McLennan Agency, LLC

Lynn Lobe

Director of Human Resources

Vytelle

 

Alan Mattox

Director of Lab Operations | Technical Supervisor

LifeTech Diagnostics

 

Amy Noon

Senior Associate Consultant

Latham Biopharm Group

 

Lindsay Ott

Assistant Teaching Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Wichita State University

 

Anoja Perera

Director, Sequencing and Discovery Genomics

Stowers Institute for Medical Research

 

 

Cara Ridenour

Associate Partner

Clarkston Consulting

Judy Schnurr

Director, Nutrition Innovation

Hill’s Pet Nutrition

 

Erin Scholz

Human Resource Talent Acquisition Professional

Labconco

 

Chris Staus

Senior Project Manager

CRB Consulting Engineers

 

Engagement Committee

TaskForce Members

CRO Symposium

Katy Hining

Project Engineer

Arcadis DPS Group

 

CRO Symposium

Jody Schrandt

COO

CritiTech Particle Engineering Solutions

 

Golf Scramble Chair

Jeff Bennet

Director, Central Region

McCarthy Builders, INC

 

Golf Scramble

Clay Stafford

Director of Business Development – Midwest Region

GBA

 

Golf Scramble

Julie Still

Business Development Coordinator

CRB

 

Innovation Festival Chair

Cara Ridenhour

Partner

Clarkston Consulting

 

Innovation Festival

Tamy Felts-Tady

Process Utilities Engineer, Associate

CRB

 

Innovation Festival

Zachary Fischer

Assistant Teaching Professor

UMKC

 

Innovation Festival

Melissa Inman

Principle Scientist and Biosafety Officer

Merck Animal Health (Intervet Inc.)

 

Innovation Festival

Dave Koncak

Vice-President

Compli LLC

 

Innovation Festival

David Miller

Director of Project Development

Crawford Architects

 

Innovation Festival

Adam Naber

Senior Project Manager – Construction Group Lead

CRB

 

Innovation Festival

Dennis Ossie Perez-Lopez

Graduate Student

University of Missouri, Columbia

 

 

Innovation Festival

Katja Owens-Glassman

Corporate Recruiter

Clarkston Consulting

 

Innovation Festival

Erin Page

Talent Brand Manager

KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

 

Innovation Festival

Sharad Richart

Specialist, Quality

Catalent

 

Innovation Festival

Anand (Vidyanand) Sasidharan

Postdoctoral Scientist

Stowers Institute

 

 

Innovation Festival

Sahil Sethi

Graduate Researcher

University of Nebraska

 

Innovation Festival

Jim Starcev

Program Manager – Solutions Lab

KC Digital Drive

 

Innovation Festival

Scot Stubenhofer

Vice President Catalyst Flex

Catalyst Clinical Research

 

Innovation Festival

Gerald Wyckoff

Professor and Chair

UMKC School of Pharmacy

 

 

Innovation Festival

Casey Johnson

Retired

 

 

 

 

 

 

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