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  The Kemper Foundation 

Board of trustees

Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Agenda – Annual Meeting of Trustees

1.  Review and approve certain governance action items 

a. Election of Robert O’Keefe as Secretary (Resolutions)

b. Approval of Amendments to Bylaws (Resolutions)

c. Approval of Services Arrangements with Kemper Corporate Services (Resolutions)

Draft Investment Advisory Agreement 

Draft General Services Agreement 

d. Approval of Authority of President and Treasurer to sign Documents on behalf of Foundation (Resolutions)

                    e. Approval of Board minutes:12/03/20 and 02/16/21 (Resolutions)

2. Investment Committee report 

3. Audit & Administration Committee report 

a. Approval of revisions to Foundation’s FY21 (YE 7/31) budget

b. Approval of CLA as auditor for FY21 (YE 7/31) (Resolutions)

     –Draft Audit Engagement Letter 

    –Draft Tax Engagement Letter 

c. Approval of Foundation’s budget (August thru December 2021)

  4. President’s Report 

a. Foundation Administration/Operations 

b. Grants made since last board meeting

c. Legacy Kemper Scholars Program

                    d. New Kemper Scholars Program 

                    e. Philanthropy Program Update

5. Other Business 

6. Close of Meeting 



Ismat Aziz

John Boschelli

Charles Brooks

Tom Evans, Secretary

Mark Green

Joe Lacher, Chair of the Board, Chair – Investment Committee

Jim McKinney, Chair – Audit & Administration Committee


Bob O’Keefe

Foundation Staff:

Barbara Ciesemier, President

Uchenna Hicks, Treasurer

Upcoming 2021 Meetings and Proposed 2022 Dates:

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 16, 2022 11:00 a.m.

Monday, November 14, 2022 11:00 a.m.