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Oct. 7, 2020

Alumni Association Board welcomes 3 new members

Kimberly Massey Heslop

Kimberly Massey Heslop

Kurt Jackson

Kurt Jackson

D’Vante Mosby

D’Vante Mosby

The Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association has appointed three members to its Board of Directors, which works to foster lifelong relationships through initiatives and opportunities that advance the University and its alumni, future alumni and friends.

Kimberly Massey Heslop, a 1993 alumna residing in Overland Park, Kansas; Kurt Jackson, a 1988 alumnus residing in Maryville; and D’Vante Mosby, a 2018 alumnus residing in Kansas City, Missouri; joined the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors, in July.

The Alumni Association comprises 22 alumni chapters throughout the United States and the Japan; it includes chapters representing alumni of the Northwest football, band, and theatre programs as well as a Black Alumni Chapter.

The 2020-2021 Alumni Association Board of Directors consists of 18 members. Dustin Wasson, a 2003 alumnus from Perry, Missouri, serves as president of the Board of Directors; Allison Kreifels, a 2006 and 2011 alumna from St. Joseph, Missouri, is vice president; and Paula Rector Davis, a 1991 alumna from Lee's Summit, Missouri, is past president.

Additional information about the new Board members is provided below. For more information about the Alumni Association, visit or contact the Office of University Advancement at 660.562.1248 or

Kimberly Massey Heslop is director of professional and institutional marketing alliance programs at Ameriprise Financial, where she has worked in various roles during the last 13 years. She is a native of Elwood, Kansas, and received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northwest. She also has a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.

Kurt Jackson is a retirement lifestyle planner at KJ Financial, where he has been employed for the last 10 years. He is a native of Chadron, Nebraska, and received his bachelor’s degree in human resource management at Northwest, where he also was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma.

D’Vante Mosby is a financial advisor with Edward Jones. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, he received his bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology at Northwest, where he also was a member of the men’s basketball and football teams.


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