curt-mugshot-250x350Dr. Curt Brungardt is Jana’s stepfather and co-founder of Jana’s Campaign. Curt served as President of the Board of Directors from 2009 through 2015. In addition to his leadership with Jana’s Campaign, Curt has been active at the state and national level in addressing important issues related to men, masculinity and violence.

Dr. Brungardt is the Omer G. Voss Distinguished Professor of Leadership Studies and the Executive Director of the Center for Civic Leadership at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. He specializes in political leadership, social justice, and community organizing. Curt has authored and co-authored several books and numerous articles in the field of civic leadership. He is recognized nationally for his work in the area of social change leadership theory.