Administration & Board

 

Administration

HCCPalmerKKRIS PALMER, PRESIDENT

kpalmer@heartlandcollege.org

Kris is a graduate of Liberty Theological Seminary and holds a Master of Arts in Religion, with an emphasis in Biblical Studies. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Leadership from Lancaster Bible College. He has served many years as a church leader, a teacher, and an educational administrator. Kris has been a part of HCC since its inception, and has filled a variety of roles, both in teaching and administration. His passion for the educational process and his love of learning provide both vision and direction for the College. He and his wife, Martha, are the parents of four children and a growing number of grandchildren.

 

HCCBartonDDAVID BARTON, DEAN OF STUDENTS / DEAN OF ADMINISTRATION

dbarton@hlcommunity.org

Dave is currently completing a Master of Ministry program at Temple Baptist Seminary, with an emphasis on missions. He has had a long-standing relationship with HCC, helping with student development and administration both in an informal and formal capacity. His many years of church leadership and current work in Heartland missions have developed a love for young people and a desire for excellence within the Kingdom of God.

 

HCCPalmerMMARTHA PALMER, ACADEMIC DEAN

mpalmer@heartlandcollege.org

Martha is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with a Masters in Education in curriculum development and design. With a foundation of many years of teaching and administration in both public and private educational settings, she brings a depth of experience to HCC’s academic program. Martha is passionate to see dynamic teachers raised up who will serve the coming generations.

 

 

Board of Trustees

 

Belz.TimTIMOTHY BELZ, VICE CHAIRMAN

Tim is an attorney at law from Webster Groves, MO. He primarily serves in the greater St. Louis area. During the last 20 years, he has handled dozens of cases on the constitutional rights of individuals and organizations as well as practiced in many state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

 

 

Cozad.WoodyWOODY COZAD, TRUSTEE

Woody has more than 30 years of political and legal experience. He currently works in government relations in the state of Missouri and resides in Platte City, MO. He has previously served on a number on non-for-profit boards.

 

 

Fajkus.TonyANTHONY FAJKUS, TREASURER

Tony is the Assistant Plant Quality Assurance Manager at a local medical products plant in Kirksville, MO. Tony has been a church leader for many years and currently serves as an elder in a local church in Kirksville.

 

 

Melton.DavidDAVID MELTON, CHAIRMAN

David is the General Council and a Vice President for Ozark National Life Insurance in Kansas City, MO. He and his family live in Smithville, MO. David has 29 years of legal experience working with not-for-profit organizations.

 

 

Pavlovski.VictorVICTOR PAVLOVSKI, TRUSTEE

Victor is a pastor and church planter from the Republic of Moldova. He and his leadership team have planted over 100 churches in the Republic of Moldova and plan to continue planting these local churches throughout the region.

 

 

Sharpe.LaurieLAURIE SHARPE, SECRETARY

Laurie is a head administrator for CNS International Ministries in Bethel, MO.

 

 

 

Smoot.LarryLARRY SMOOT, TRUSTEE

Larry currently resides in Bethel, MO with his family. Larry is an integral part of the local community surrounding Heartland Christian College and has previously served as the Public School Superintendent in Shelby County for many years.

 

 

KRIS PALMER, TRUSTEE

Pictured above, as President of HCC, Kris also serves on the Board of Trustees.

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