The Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) encourages more Kansans to exercise leadership for positive community change by taking an active part in civic life. While anyone can lead at any time, individuals serving in state or county government, city councils, education boards and other community advisory boards have a special opportunity to mobilize others and make a greater impact for the greater good of the communities we share.
Thane Chastain Memorial Fund
Thane Chastain Memorial Fund At the request of the family of our beloved Thane Chastain, we have created a memorial fund. If you would like to give a gift in honor of Thane’s legacy, we and his family would be honored. Funds will be used to support the mission of the...
Leadership skill meets public service
Kim Gronniger wrote in our civic leadership magazine, The Journal, that many KLC alumni across party lines serve in state government. We have a list of hundreds of KLC alumni serving in elected and appointed roles.
Space to Talk: Topics, Tools and Practice for Public Officials
To maximize their ability to influence the civic landscape for the common good, we believe it is critical for civic officials across the state to work together and support one another, share leadership learnings and best practices. Elected and appoint officials across the state are invited to join quarterly Space to Talk virtual discussions about exercising leadership in the civic arena.
Leadership in Public Service Event Recap
Are you an elected or appointed official?
Please list any current elected position in public office or service appointments made by a government official on the local, state or national level. Examples of the latter include service on community advisory boards, city councils, school boards, special task forces, county commissions, etc.
Adding your name to this list is more than just a way to celebrate and support your public service; you provide role models for your community and your example encourage others to step up and serve. This list will receive special invites to events focused on public service and help KLC find ways to best support these roles.