The Jayhawk Theatre is owned and operated by the members of the board of the Historic Jayhawk Theatre, Inc. a 501(c3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to preserve, rehabilitate, restore, maintain and operate the Jayhawk Theatre, the last remaining historic theatre in Topeka.



Sonia Betsworth

Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer,
FHLBank Topeka


Amber Bonnett, MLS

Digital Librarian, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library


Robin Bonsall, Vice-President

REALTOR®, Coldwell Banker /
Griffith & Blair American Home


Bradley Buchanan, CISA, Treasurer

Information Technology Director, Jetz Service Company


Jeff Carson, President

Co-Owner, Gizmo Pictures


Stephanie Coon

Digital Marketing Coordinator, Azura Credit Union


Scott Gales, AIA, LEED AP

President and Partner, Architect One


John Gonzalez

IT/Lead Software Developer,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas


Shane Harris

Information Technology Systems & Security Specialist, KAMU


Irene Haws, Secretary

Owner/Designer, I-Design Graphic Services


Brendan Jensen

Deputy Mayor, Council District 6, Topeka City Council

Owner, Jensen Communications


Deb Kirmer

APRN, Valeo Behavioral Health

President, Last Minute Folk Concerts


Nancy Parrish

District Court Judge


Joe Scranton

Consultant and Owner, Aspera Associates


Wes Weathers, J.D.

Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, LLP