Board of Directors

About the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors are the governing body of the KNPS. The offices of President, President Elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer are elected from the board. There are no term limits to service on the board.

Requirements & Expectations

To serve on the board the following conditions must be met.

  • Be a current member of KNPS
  • Be a resident of Kansas
  • Actively promote the goals of the society
  • Serve on one or more KNPS committees
  • Serve a 3 year term

Attendance at board meetings is strongly encouraged.

Board Nominations

Nominations are made by the Nominations Committee and board members' terms are approved at the Annual Meeting. If you would like to be considered for serving on the KNPS Board of Directors, contact us.

Current Board

Name City Office Start Date Service Term
Earl Allen Manhattan, KS Sep 2006 13 years 2018 to 2021
Rondi Anderson Fort Scott, KS Sep 2015 4 years 2018 to 2021
Iralee Barnard Hope, KS Oct 2005 14 years 2017 to 2020
Shirley Braunlich Lawrence, KS Sep 2000 19 years 2018 to 2021
Nadine Champlin Sabetha, KS Sep 2012 7 years 201 to 2021
Krista Dahlinger Mulvane, KS President Elect Oct 2004 15 years 2016 to 2019
Mickey Delfelder Topeka, KS Secretary Sep 2009 10 years 2018 to 2021
Craig Freeman Lawrence, KS   Sep 1988 31 years 2018 to 2021
Brad Guhr Newton, KS President Sep 2001 18 years 2016 to 2019
Lorna Habegger Harder Hesston, KS Sep 2016 3 years 2016 to 2019
Mike Haddock Manhattan, KS   Sep 2007 12 years 2016 to 2019
Jeff Hansen Topeka, KS Sep 2001 18 years 2016 to 2019
Michael Heffron Reece, KS Sep 2001 18 years 2016 to 2019
Karen Hummel Manhattan, KS Sep 2016 3 years 2016 to 2019
Michael Kaye Topeka, KS Sep 2016 3 years 2016 to 2019
Joan Manor Wamego, KS Sep 2016 3 years 2016 to 2019
Brian Martin Hesston, KS Sep 2015 4 years 2016 to 2021
Andrew Mitchell Horton, KS Sep 2016 3 years 2016 to 2019
Mark Neubrand Salina, KS Sep 2015 4 years 2018 to 2021
Chad Phillips Soldier, KS Sep 2016 3 years 2016 to 2019
Cynthia Rhodes Whitewater, KS Sep 2014 5 years 2017 to 2020
Matthew Richter McPherson, KS Sep 2012 7 years 2018 to 2021
Dee Scherich McPherson, KS Oct 2004 15 years 2016 to 2019
Phyllis Scherich McPherson, KS Past President Oct 2004 15 years 2016 to 2019
Paul Showalter Shawnee, KS   Sept 2017 2 years 2017 to 2020
Anthony Zukoff Holcomb, KS Sep 2014 5 years 2017 to 2020

Board Image

Board of Directors
January 2015 Board at Great Plains Nature Center

Board History

The Board History contains historical information on the KNPS Board of Directors.