FBI Kansas City
Citizens Academy
Alumni Association

Board of Directors and Committees

The FBI Kansas City Citizens Academy Alumni Association leadership is comprised of the following community leaders.

Donna Wilson - Past President
Valerie Minner - President
Valerie Coyazo - Vice President
Amarilis Valdez-Dempsey - Secretary
Martina Derra - Treasurer
  • Rita Barrett
  • Dave Lamaster
  • Linda Linhoff
  • Danny Carmichael
  • Erika Wheeler
  • Michael McGinnis
There are several committees that work diligently to make this organization effective and beneficial. We invite you to join one or more of the committees as your valuable input is welcome and encouraged.

Silent Auction at Graduation – (Spring/Fall Graduation) Board Chair, Val Coyazo
 Assist with silent auction by working with the co-chairs from the class to ensure they have the information needed for a success silent auction.  Help set up the day of graduation for the silent auction, compile silent auction spreadsheet of items donated, assist class co-chairs when questions arise.

Fingerprinting Committee – (5 sessions throughout the year deemed appropriate by the FBI Field Office) Board Chair, Donna Wilson

Organize DNA kits with the appropriate items with the FBKCCAAA brand, attend fingerprinting sessions in conjunction with the FBI. 

Golf Tournament – (Once a year - in the Fall) Board Chairs, Val Coyazo/Jack Foley

Assist with obtaining sponsorships, golf teams, prizes, welcome bag items

50/50 Raffle (When appropriate) Board Chair, Linda Linhoff

Sell tickets for 50/50 raffle and lead the effort on when and where it should be done throughout the year

Fallen Officers Fund – (Ongoing) Board Chair, Dave Lamaster

Work with committee to raise proceeds for the Fallen Officers fund by researching different avenues to create interest and solicit funds

Membership Committee

Help with soliciting members for Class Ambassadors, ensure emails are sent to them, etc. (Ongoing) Board Chair, Val Coyazo

Grant Committee/New Event Committee – (Ongoing) Board Chair, Judy Overton

Research grants and submit material for grant consideration

Communications Committee – (Ongoing) Board Chair, Donna Wilson

Assist with social media and special online projects

Contact Information:
Valerie Coyazo (valerie.coyazo@evergy.com)
Donna Wilson (luvnaples@gmail.com)
Linda Linhoff (lindalinhoff@yahoo.com)
Dave Lamaster (davelamaster1@gmail.com)
The FBI Kansas City Citizens Academy Alumni Association (FBIKCCAAA) is a nonprofit organization separate and apart from the FBI.