Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority

Details about the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority

Overview

Board oversees planning and management of sports complexes and convention centers. Eleven (11) commissioners, Mayor appoints three (3) with Board of Aldermen approval.

Must be registered voters in Missouri. No more than six (6) commissioners overall can be of the same political party.

No more than two (2) of the Mayoral appointments may be of the same political party.

Terms are six (6) years.

Apply to Serve (11 openings)
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 11 active board members (maximum 11)
Name Role End Date
Alexander (Alex) Kuehling Esq. Member 05/31/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Earl Nance Jr. Vice Chairperson 05/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Christopher (Chris) Saracino Member 05/31/2020
Serving Beyond Term
Darold Crotzer Esq. Member 05/31/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Joseph Hunt Member 05/31/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Edward Tabash Member 05/31/2018
Serving Beyond Term
Kevin Cantwell Member 05/31/2016
Serving Beyond Term
James (Jim) Shrewsbury Esq. Chairperson 05/31/2016
Serving Beyond Term
Henry Givens Jr. Member 05/31/2014
Serving Beyond Term
Jerome Wallach Member 05/31/2014
Serving Beyond Term
Linda Primer Member 05/30/2012
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

Rev. Mo. Stat. Section 67.650

Board Duties and Purpose

To acquire by gift, bequest, purchase, lease or sublease from public or private sources and to plan, construct, operate and maintain, or to lease or sublease to or from others for construction, operation and maintenance, convention centers, sports stadiums, field houses, indoor and outdoor convention, recreational, and entertainment facilities and centers, playing fields, parking facilities and other suitable concessions, and all things incidental or necessary to a complex suitable for all types of convention, entertainment and meeting activities and for all types of sports and recreation, either professional or amateur, commercial or private, either upon, above or below the ground, except that no such stadium, complex or facility shall be used, in any fashion, for the purpose of horse racing or dog racing, and any stadium, complex or facility newly constructed by the authority shall be suitable for multiple purposes and designed and constructed to meet National Football League franchise standards and shall be located adjacent to an existing convention facility;

Member Requirements

Appointments require Board of Aldermen approval.

Must be registered voters in Missouri.

No more than six (6) commissioners overall can be of the same political party.

No more than two (2) of the Mayoral appointments may be of the same political party.

Terms are six (6) years.

The authority shall consist of up to eleven (11) commissioners who shall be qualified voters of the state of Missouri and residents of either the city or the county. The commissioners first appointed shall be appointed as follows:

(1) Up to three (3) commissioners who shall be residents of the city may be appointed by the chief executive of the city with the advice and consent of the board of aldermen;

(2) Up to three (3) commissioners who shall be residents of the county may be appointed by the chief executive of the county with the advice and consent of the county council; and

(3) Up to five (5) commissioners one of whom shall be the chairman, two (2) of whom shall be a resident of the city, two (2) of whom shall be a resident of the county and one (1) of whom shall be a resident of the city, the county or a county contiguous to the county, may be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The governor shall appoint one (1) of the commissioners to be the chairman of the authority.

Of the commissioners appointed by the chief executive of the city, no more than two (2) shall be of the same political party, of the commissioners appointed by the chief executive of the county, no more than two (2) shall be of the same political party and of the commissioners appointed by the governor, no more than three (3) shall be of the same political party.

In addition, no elective or appointed official of the state of Missouri or of any political subdivision thereof shall be a commissioner of the authority. Upon the appointment of eight (8) commissioners as above provided, the authority shall be deemed to be duly constituted and shall be authorized to commence operations as provided in sections 67.650 to 67.658; but, after the authority is duly constituted nothing herein shall prohibit the appointment of additional commissioners up to the limits and in the manner provided in this section.

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