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Board of Trustees

Trent Skaggs: MCC-KC Subdistrict 1

Trent Skaggs

Subdistrict 1







David L. Disney: MCC-KC Subdistrict 2

David L. Disney

Subdistrict 2,

MCC Board President

First Elected to Board of Trustees: 2000
Occupation: Senior Vice President, J.E. Dunn Construction Company
Education: BS Construction Science, Kansas State University


  • MCC Board of Trustees since 2000
  • Executive Board, Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council
  • Past Board Member, MCC Foundation
  • Project Lead the Way Industry Advisory Council
  • Past President, The Children's Museum of Kansas City
  • Past Board Member, Experiencia
  • Past President, Westport House


Richard Charles Tolbert: MCC-KC Subdistrict 3

Richard Charles Tolbert

Subdistrict 3

First Elected to Board of Trustees: 2004
Occupation: Businessman and Minister
Education: Bachelor and Master degrees from Yale University


  • The Minority Caucus of Freedom Inc.
  • The Leon Jordan Legacy
  • The New Politics Uprising
  • The Organized Opposition
  • The All Denominational New Church


Christopher Whiting: MCC-KC Subdistrict 4

Christopher Whiting

Subdistrict 4







Robert H. Martin: MCC-KC Subdistrict 5

Robert H. Martin

Subdistrict 5

Appointed to the Board of Trustees: 1976
First Elected to Board of Trustees: 1978
Occupation: Attorney
Education: Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University
Juris Doctorate, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Biographical Information: Born in Howard County, Missouri
Veteran, USAF
Married. Father of two sons, Chris R. Martin and Coleman O. Martin, MD


  • Served in the Missouri House of Representatives 1969-1972
  • Lee's Summit Rotary, Paul Harris Fellow
  • Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce
  • Charter member of the McComas Airport Board
  • United States Federal Bar -State of Missouri
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association
  • Bishop's Warden, St. Paul's Episcopal Church


Mariann Tow: MCC-KC Subdistrict 6

Mariann Tow

Subdistrict 6

Appointed to Board of Trustees: April 2008
Occupation: Teacher, retired
Education: Bachelor of Science, Education, Drake University
Master of Science, English, New York University at Albany


  • Youth Friends, Burke Elementary School classroom reading tutor and mentor
  • Southern Communities Coalition, past chairman
  • Missouri Federated Women's Clubs, club president
  • John Knox Presbyterian, session elder
  • Citizen's Association Board, 6th District
  • Women's Public Service Network
  • Kansas City Planning and Zoning Commission, commissioner
  • Missouri Ethics Commission, commissioner
  • Focus Kansas City Task Force 1990
  • Jackson County Redistricting Commission
  • Hickman Mills School District Task Force to develop a gifted and talent program
  • Hickman Mills School District Building Use Task Force
  • Greater Kansas City Pan-Hellenic Scholarship Chairman
Last Modified: 8/21/14