To celebrate and support our alumni active in civic life who serve as elected and appointed officials as well as to inspire others to take up the challenges and rewards of public service, we’ve begun a list of all the KLC alums we know of who have served in elected and appointed roles in civic life across the state of Kansas.

 

KLC Alumni Serving as Elected and Appointed Officials

Past and Present

First Name Last Name Position Government Office
Ashley All Former Director of Communications State of Kansas
Scott Allegruci Director of Appointments State of Kansas
Barb Alpers School Board Stafford USD 349
Jennifer Ananda Commissioner City of Lawrence
Betty Arnold School Board Wichita USD 259
Ryan Ausmus School Board Dodge City USD 443
Lori Barnes Republican Party Precinct Committee Person Caldwell
Steven Becker State Representative Ditrict 104
Jessica Beeson School Board Lawrence Public Schools
Rick Behrens School Board Kansas City
Tracey Beverlin County Attorney Pratt
Becky Billigmeier School Board Turner KC
Gail Billman School Board Labette USD 506
Sarah Blake Former School Board Hutchinson USD 308
Bill Brand School Board Renwich USD 267
Scott Briggs Commissioner Lyon County
Susan Brinkman School Board Emporia USD 253
Tom Brown City Council City of McPherson
Shelly Buhler Former Commissioner Shawnee County
Barbara Bunting School Board Newton USD 373
Melissa Bynum Commissioner Wyandotte
Donna Bysfield School Board Shawnee Mission
Blake Carpenter State Representative District 81
Bill Carr Sheriff Ford County
Sara Caylor City Council Ottawa
Matt Childers City Council City of Augusta
J.R. Claeys State Representative District 69
Cindy Claycomb City Council City of Wichita
Travis Combs School Board Liberal USD 480
Susan Concannon State Representative District 107
Brittany Crabtree Former Deputy Director of Communications State of Kansas
Kevin Cruse City Council City of Parsons
Bill Czapanskiy Commissioner Cloud County
Steve Dechant City Council City of Hutchinson
Kelley DeGraffenreid School Board Sedgwick USD 439
Diana Dierks State Representative District 71
Jacqueline Disque School Board Great Bend USD 428
Willie Dove State Representative Distirct 38
Mildred Edwards Former KS Board of Regents Shawnee
Julia Fabris-McBride School Board Chase County USD 284
Tim Fairchild City Council Chanute
Becky Fast City Council City of Roeland Park
Oletha Faust – Goudeau Senator District 29
Blaine Finch State Representative District 59
Gail Finney State Representative District 84
Steve Fitzgerald State Senator District 5
Michael Ford School Board Sedgwick USD 439
Shannon Francis State Representative District 125
Linda Gallagher State Representative District 23
Randy Garber State Representative District 62
Delia Garcia Labor Secretary, Department of Labor Topeka
Jon Geitz City Council City of Emporia
Danny Giefer City Council City of Emporia
Dan Goddard State Senator District 15
Gabe Grant School Board Salina USD 305
Kris Grinter School Board Tonganoxie USD 464
Art Gutierrez School Board Emporia USD 253
Shelley Hansel Mayor Wellington
Lisa Harrison City Council Leawood
Christy Hasch City Council City of Concordia
Julie Hedrick School Board Wichita USD 259
Loni Heinen School Board Chase County USD 284
Ross Hendrickson School Board Chanute USD 413
Larry Hibbard State Representative District 13
Evelyn Hill School Board KCK USD 500
Don Hineman State Representative District 10
Carol Hobbs School Board Newton USD 373
Gary Hogsett Commissioner City of Independence
Eileen Horn State Representative District 118
Jessica Hoskinson School Board Haven USD 312
Gennifer House School Board Goodland USD 352
Jim Howell County Commissioner Sedgwick County
Andy Huckaba City Council City of Lenexa
Nancy Hupp City Council City of Merriam
Sharolyn Jackson Food and Farm Council Manhattan
Brendan Jensen City Council City of Topeka
Brandon Johnson City Council City of Wichita
Steven Johnson State Representative Distirct 108

Res Gestae Divi Augusti

The largest extant inscription from Roman antiquity in Ankara, Turkey.

First Name Last Name Position Government Office
Andee Kant School Board Augusta USD 402
Teresa Kelly City Council Roeland Park
Dan Kerschen State Senator District 26
Lisa Killion School Board Dodge City USD 443
Mallory Koci School Board Emporia USD 253
Jacqueline Lightcap School Board Topeka USD 501
Julie Lorenz Transportation Secretary State of Kansas
Nancy Lusk State Representative District 22
Julia Lynn State Senator District 9
Cale Magruder City Council City of Augusta
Kevin Makalous School Board De Soto USD 232
Rollie Marin Commissioner Lyon County
Matt McCabe School Board El Dorado USD 490
Ronda Melton Township Clerk Arkansas City
Bobbi Mlynar City Council City of Emporia
Mike Morton Democratic Party Chair Cowley County
Jessica Mounts Dem Precinct Committee Cheney
Jeff Murphy Commissioner Crawford County
Tadonne Neal District Advisory Board City of Wichita
Aude Negrete Kansas Hispanic and Latino Affairs Commission State of Kansas
Cindy Neighbor State Representative District 18
Jason Newberry School Board Wellington USD 353
Dee Nighswonger District Advisory Board City of Wichita
Tim Nihart School Board Winfield
Justas Norvilas Economic Advisory Board Atchison
Richard Oglesby City Council Ottawa
Edward O’Malley Governor’s Education Council State of Kansas
Leslie Osterman State Representative District 97
Jarrod Ousley State Representative District 24
Michael Padilla City Council City of Topeka
Chris Parisho Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Board City of Wichita
Lance Patterson School Board Hutchinson USD 308
Fred Patton State Representative District 50
Ryan Patton Housing Commission City of Hutchinson
Kelly Peak School Board Girard USD 248
Sylvia Penner Gov’s Criminal Justice Reform Panel State of Kansas
Jane Philbrook Commissioner Kansas City
Burton Pianalto Sheriff Sherman County
Jade Piros City Council City of Hutchinson
Jason Probst State Representative District 102
Linda Reed City Council Ottawa
Steve Richards School Board Newton USD 373
Bill Rinkenbaugh School Board Augusta USD 402
Casie Risley Economic Development Commission City of Caldwell
Shawn Rizza City Commissioner Atchison
Adrion Roberson Governor’s Criminal Justice Reform Panel Kansas City
Reggie Robinson Governor’s Criminal Justice Reform Panel State of Kansas
Melissa Rooker Kansas Children’s Cabinet State of Kansas
Jon Rosell Governor’s Medicaid Task Force State of Kansas
Louis Ruiz State Representative District 31
Mike Ryan City Council Junction City
Sam Sacco City Council Concordia
Alicia Sanchez District Advisory Board City of Wichita
Robert Saueressig Commissioner Coffey County
Joe Seiwert State Representative District 101
Tom Shaw Commissioner City of Parsons
Cody Sims Park Advisory Board City of Augusta
Janet Sprecker School Board Derby USD 260
Mark Staats City Council City of Derby
Michael Steinle Sustainability Advisory Board City of Lawrence
Rod Stewart School Board Washington USD 108
Brad Stratton School Board Shawnee Mission
Mandy Stuke Commissioner City of Lenexa
Susie Swanson State Representative District 64
Troy Tabor City Council City of Andover
Sarah Talley School Board Junction City USD 475
Laura Tawater Republican Vice Party Chair Ford County
Nancy Thellman Commissioner Douglas County
Jack Thimesch State Representative District 114
David Toland Secretary, Department of Commerce State of Kansas
Becky Tutttle City Council City of Wichita
Tobias Tyner School Board Newton USD 373
Chris Umphres School Board Great Bend USD 428
Troy Unruh Commissioner Garden City
Sheree Utash American Workforce Policy Board National Council for American Workers
Troy Waymaster State Representative Distirct 109
Brandon Whipple State Representative District 96
John Whitmer State Representative District 93
Kristey Williams State Representative District 77
Marlene Willis School Board Pittsburg USD 250
Scott Wilson School Board Mulvane USD 263
Kathy Wolfe – Moore State Representative District 36
Angel Zimmerman County Parks Board City of Topeka
Matthew Zimmerman Commissioner Shawnee

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