Planned Giving Advisory Council (PGAC) Membership
The PGAC is comprised of a group of talented charitable gift and estate planning and financial  professionals, Catholic Legacy Society of Northeast Kansas members, the Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation of Northeast Kansas and the Associate Director-Planned Giving of the Office of Stewardship and Development. 

PGAC members are practicing Catholics residing within the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas and must be good stewards of their own financial resources. They desire to serve the Church and their archdiocese with their expertise, and by volunteering their time and advice to the Office of Stewardship and Development and the Catholic Advisors Network. 

Members of the Planned Giving Advisory Council


Kevin L. Pretracek, Planned Giving Chair, CFNEK. Wells Fargo,
Fiduciary Representative


Emily Buckley, Vice President of Advancement, Donnelly College


John Caton, Insurance planning. St. Ann,

Prairie Village


Casey Connealy, Estate Planning Attorney.

Holy Trinity, Lenexa


Bill Eckert, C.A.P.

Church of the Nativity

Ed Herman, Jr. Photo to come. Catholic Legacy Society member. Ascension parish. 

Read Ed’s legacy donation story HERE


Dan Hutchins, C.P.A.

St. Joseph, Shawnee


Chrissy Knopke, Estate Planning Attorney. St. Michael the Archangel, Leawood


Mark McKinzie, Estate Planning Attorney. Holy Spirit,
 Overland Park


George Schlagel, Attorney. Prince of Peace, Olathe


Terri M. Lynn, M.T.S., Planned Giving ,
Office of Stewardship and Development.
Church of the Holy Cross


Bill Maloney, Executive Director, CFNEK and Director of the Office of Stewardship and Development.

Queen of Holy Rosary – OP