Team Category: Board

Dr. Steve Fleming

My name is Dr. Steve Fleming and this is my 43rd year in education. I have spent the last year here at KCIA. Before that from 1975-79 I was a teacher in Papillion, NE. From 1979-85 I was a HS Principal in Gretna, NE. From 1985-2009 I was Assistant Superintendent of HR in Liberty, MO, […]

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Hal Havens

I have a passion for providing immigrant and urban children with a great education so that they can be successful in America. This is my 8th year on the school board. Over the past few years I have helped design and build the new school playground and I have tutored immigrant adults who are learning […]

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Patrick Johnston

I have been involved with Della Lamb Community Services, which started KCIA, for over 30 years. I am now a part of the KCIA school board and enjoying the opportunity to help make it a successful school. I bring 38 years of engineering experience as the co-founder of Johnston Burkholder Associates. My mother was an […]

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Lute Atieh

As the child of an immigrant who first arrived in the United States in the 1970’s to further his education, I can relate to the struggles immigrants face in today’s environment. I am the co-founder of Missouri’s first accredited, 100% online University. I am a strong supporter of quality, innovative education, and have spent my […]

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Michelle Carpenter

I come to the board with a lot of diversity in my own family. My husband arrived in the United States in 1992 from Argentina. He is an architect. My oldest daughter received her Master’s Degree in Education in Spain and has lived in Spain for the past 7 years. My middle child is an […]

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Jason Prosser

I knew I wanted to become more involved with KCIA after the first time I volunteered. I felt a need to serve the Kansas City community and help immigrant children. As a father of two elementary school children, I believe that every child should have access to a quality education. I am excited about the […]

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Janice Jackson

My name is Jan Jackson and I am a proud board member of KCIA. I have been an educator for over 35 years. I received a Masters of Science Degree in Multi Culture Diversity from Kansas State University. I have always had a special place in my heart to educate all children regardless of their […]

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