KNPS Committees

Asterisk (*) indicates non-board member
Chair is listed first.
Committee Duties
Nadine Champlin
Earl Allen
Krista Dahlinger
Craig Freeman
Dee Scherich
Tax reporting
Book & merchandise sales
Administer Scholarship & Awards funds
Anthony Zukoff
Position Open
Nadine Champlin
Krista Dahlinger
President Elect
Craig Freeman
Jane Freeman*
Manage Membership
Create new member packets
Manage renewals
Craig Freeman
Earl Allen
Mike Haddock
Seeking additional members
Recruit nominations for board of directors
Recruit nominations for officers
Manage board terms
Annual Wildflower Weekend (AWW)
Representative from AWW Location

President and Board Members
Oversee Annual Wildflower Weekend (AWW)
Select regional location
Coordinate speakers, book sale, silent auction
Schedule botanizing & informative outings
Coordinate KNPS annual membership business meeting
Publicize AWW
Mike Haddock
Craig Freeman
Anthony Zukoff
Seeking additional members
Oversee Photo Contest
Oversee Rachel Snyder Landscape Award
Oversee Stephen Timme Botany Award
Oversee Mary Bancroft Scholarship
Oversee Sheldon Cohen Service Award
Oversee Non-profit Funding Award
Public Policy
(ad hoc as needed)
Shirley Braunlich
Pamela Tennison-Rindt
Oversee Roadside Management Position
Review Legislative Changes
Lorna Harder
Mike Haddock
Michael Heffron
Cynthia Rhodes
Oversee Little Bluestem
Oversee Growing Native Wildflowers Handbook
Oversee Recommended Books
Oversee Eco-regions
Oversee Kansas Plant Galleries
Oversee College Plant Courses
Oversee Kansas Herbaria
Oversee State Flower Facts
Oversee State Grass Facts
Oversee State Tree Facts
Oversee How to Host a Wildflower Tour
Oversee Pocket Guides
Oversee Top Ten Pollinators
Printed Newsletter
Newsletter Team Needed
beginning with January 2024 Winter Newsletter

Contact us at for description of duties.
Gather articles for KNPS Newsletter
Edit printed newsletter
Publish & mail printed newsletter
Plant Resources & Stewardship
Brad Guhr
Michael Heffron
Lorna Harder
Oversee Wildflower of the Year
Oversee Sources of Native Seed & Plant
Oversee Gardening with Wildflowers
Oversee Eco-type Seed Collecting
Oversee Kansas Invasive Plants
Oversee Benefits of Native Plants
Oversee Definition of Native Plants
Oversee Kansas Endemic Plants
Oversee State Plant Icons Brochure
Oversee Roadside Plants
Oversee Stewardship Resources
Website, Events, Publicity & Outreach (action)

Krista Dahlinger
Shirley Braunlich
Anthony Zukoff

Promote KNPS through webpage and social media
Coordinate relationships with related Organizations

Krista – Response, e-mails. Events Calendar, Website editor
Shirley – Oversee Native Plant Proclamation