Jackson County Sports Complex Authority

8501 Stadium Drive
Kansas City, MO 64129

Phone: (816)-921-3600
Fax: (816)-881-3234

Email: jrowland@jcsca.org
Website: http://www.jcsca.org/content/3/commissioners.html

Director: Jim Rowland

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 64.930

Department: Office of Administration

Mission: The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority works to plan, construct, operate and maintain a sports stadium, field house, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, center, playing fields, parking facilities and other suitable concessions within Jackson County; to negotiate and perform its obligations as Landlord under Lease Agreements with the Kansas City Royals Baseball Corporation and the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc.; to develop a land use plan for potential development of the sports complex and to recommend to the County any appropriate long-term leasing arrangements for the Sports Complex facilities.

Function: The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority oversees the maintenance and operation of the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex in a fiscally responsible manner which will allow it to maintain its stature as a premier sports facility in the nation; administers funds received from the State of Missouri, Jackson County and the City of Kansas City, or any other sources which are to be used for the furtherance of its statutory duties; studies location, feasibility, and design of sports and recreational facilities; and acquires, constructs, operates, maintains, and leases to other sports stadiums, field houses, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, parking facilities and suitable concessions.

SubCommittees: Personnel Committee Construction/Repair and Maintenance Committee Budget/Finance Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 12 to 14 meetings; 24 to 36 committee meetings

Location of meetings: Kansas City

Duration of meetings: 2 to 5 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 3 to 4 days; committee meetings, 8 to 10 days

Total time commitment: 30 to 40 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 5

Appointed members: 5

Term length: 5 years

Compensation: Members receive a salary not to exceed $3000 per year and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: Members are nominated by the Jackson County Legislature and submitted as a panel to the Governor.

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 3 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: Members must reside in Jackson County

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. Deron L. Cherry(R)
Member 1
Greenwood
Term begins: Aug 20, 2016
Term expires: Jul 15, 2021

Mr. Kevin Clark Childress(R)
Member 2
Kansas City
Term begins: Aug 22, 2017
Term expires: Jul 15, 2022

Reverend John Modest Miles(D)
Member 3
Kansas City
Term begins: Aug 30, 2018
Term expires: Jul 15, 2023

Mr. Garry Kemp(D)
Member 4
Lees Summit
Term begins: Aug 26, 2015
Term expires: Jul 15, 2020

Mr. Gregory M Kratofil(R)
Member 5
Kansas City
Term begins: Aug 22, 2014
Term expires: Jul 15, 2019