City of Independence, Missouri

Enhanced Enterprise Zone West Board of Directors


The Enhanced Enterprise Zone West Board of Directors purpose is to advise the City Council on the designation of the Enhanced Enterprise Zone West, to review and assess applications within the Zone, submit an annual report to the Missouri Department of Economic Development Director regarding the status of the Zone and the business activity therein, and any other Council-determined advisory duties.

Membership Information

The Board consists of seven members, one of whom represents the school district within the Zone and one member representing all other taxing jurisdictions within the Zone. The five remaining members are appointed by the City Council. After an initial appointment to allow staggered terms, the succeeding terms will be five years.  The school district and other taxing jurisdictions representatives will also be for five years.


NameTitleCategoryExpiration Date
Beard, Trudy4/30/2017
Hershey, Roger W.4/30/2020
Hunsucker, Greg A.4/30/2017
Kuny, K. Martin4/30/2021
Vacant due to resignation4/30/2011
Finke, GregIndependence School District4/30/2018
Schondelmeyer, BrentOther Taxing Jurisdictions4/30/2018

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