Speaker Date Topic
Morning Speaker TBD Apr 10, 2020
Morning Speaker TBD Apr 17, 2020
Morning Speaker TBD Apr 24, 2020
Jerry and Cassy Venters May 01, 2020
Final Meeting
Tom Waggoner May 08, 2020
HOK architecture

Tom Waggoner, AIA, is managing principal for HOK in Kansas City and Columbus. A former managing principal at 360 Architecture, Tom joined HOK when the firms completed their merger in early 2015.

Tom has built an extensive portfolio of experience focused on the renovation and new construction of collegiate sports facilities and the creation of athletic facility master plans.Tom’s recent projects include the Auburn Arena & Player Development Facility in Auburn, Ala.; the University of Washington Husky Stadium Renovation in Seattle; the Southern Methodist University Moody Coliseum Renovation in Dallas; and the University of Missouri Athletics Master Plan in Columbia, Mo.

In addition to his involvement with national and local sports organizations, Tom is a member of the Friends of the Zoo Board of Directors for the Kansas City Zoo, the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Architecture, Planning and Design at Kansas State University, and the KC Sports Commission Board of Directors.

Club Assembly May 15, 2020
Gary DeRigne May 22, 2020
Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs

Gary's mission is to help civilians understand the human cost of war and issues facing our veterans. Gary donates the proceeds of his book sales to veterans projects.

Tori Fugate May 29, 2020
KC Pet Project
KC Pet Project

Tori Fugate joined the KC Pet Project team in March 2012 – shortly after the organization took over the Kansas City, MO, animal shelter in January 2012. 

Tori’s role with KC Pet Project has enabled her to build the organization’s brand and promote its mission from inception to what it is today. She oversees all marketing, events, web management, social media, and media relations. She enjoys the opportunity to promote KC Pet Project and its pets through social media and in print, radio and television appearances on a local and national level – including People Magazine, The Dodo, The Huffington Post, CBS News, USA Today, Queer Eye, and The Rachael Ray Show.

Tori also serves on the Drury University Regional Board of Directors for Kansas City and is an alto in the Kansas City Symphony Chorus that performs with the Kansas City Symphony at the Kauffman Center of the Performing Arts.