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Joe Mullins of UCM Named to Truman Heartland Community Foundation Board of Directors

By Janice Phelan, January 3, 2022

Joe Mullins

Joe Mullins, consultant for the University of Central Missouri’s Center for Workforce and Professional Education, was recently named to the Truman Heartland Community Foundation Board of Directors. He will begin serving a three-year term in January. Other new members joining the non-profit organization’s board this winter are Beth Rosemergey and Jason Snodgrass.


Mullins’ extensive experience in workforce and professional education includes serving as a team member on the Regional Workforce Intelligence Network of Greater Kansas City, co-lead on UCM’s Avionic/Aerospace Academy program development, lead on the UCM Gigabit Lab and Mixed Reality Studio and lead for the university’s participation in Internet of Things, virtual and augmented reality initiatives, curriculum development, training and programs. In addition, Mullins helps lead a number of additional UCM workforce development programs and partnerships and serves as a  board member for Velocity Lee’s Summit entrepreneur group and as a committee member for the Bra Couture KC charity. His past memberships have included Bioinformatics Regional Advisory Committee, Gateways KC Initiative Steering Committee, Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Review Panel and board member of Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation. Mullins’ additional experiences include telecommunications, finance, marketing and business development.


Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF) is a public charity committed to improving area communities by promoting and serving private giving for the public good. Founded in 1982, Truman Heartland serves the region with assets of more than $70 million and annual grants surpassing $5.3 million. Truman Heartland serves individuals who, through their private giving, wish to support the public good and help them do it in the most tax-wise and effective manner. Through the Community Foundation, donors can set up their own family foundations, scholarship funds, field of interest funds, endowment funds, charitable gift annuities and many other charitable vehicles, which utilize shared resources of the foundation to maximize the impact of their philanthropic dollars. In addition to donor services, the Community Foundation provides asset development for nonprofit organizations, awards grants to nonprofits, assists organizations in planned giving, and serves as a leader in addressing community issues. 


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