Board Members

Board MembersTitleCityKACM Board PositionTerm Ends
Jonathan MitchellCity ManagerHoisingtonPresident2022
Nathan LawCity AdministratorLouisburgVice President2022
Taggart WallCity ManagerWinfieldSecretary2022
J.D. GilbertCounty AdministratorFord CountyLarge (Open)2022
Leslie HerringCAO/City ClerkWestwoodMedium (Open)2023
Ty LasherCity ManagerBel AireMedium2022
Barack MatiteCity ManagerEudoraMedium (Open)2022
Melissa McCoyAssistant City ManagerDodge CityLarge2023
Michael OrtCity ManagerJetmoreSmall2022
Kelly PassauerCity ManagerIndependenceMedium (Open)2022
Todd PelhamDeputy City ManagerLenexaLarge2022
Ethan ReimerCity ManagerHalsteadSmall2023
Phillip Smith-HanesCounty AdministratorSaline CountyLarge (Open)2023
Past PresidentsYear
Becky Berger2021
Kathy Sexton2020
Cherise Tieben2019
Don Cawby2018
Doug Bach2017
Nick Hernandez2016
Diane Stoddard2015
Trey Cocking2014
Eric Wade2013
Jason Gage2012
Randy Partington2011
Catherine Holdeman2010
Matt Allen2009
Courtney Christensen2008
Craig Weinaug2007
Larry Paine2006
Kent Hixson2005
Carol Bloodworth2004
John Deardoff2003
Brad Mears2002
Weldon Padgett2001
Hannes Zacharias2000

News and Announcements

Kelly McElroy, Newton City Manager

Management in Action: Kelly McElroy, City Manager, City of Newton

What does city/county management mean to you?

Service above self. I am a “legacy”; my father was in local... Read More

WSU Winter Seminar

Thank you to everyone who attended the WSU Winter Seminar on Thursday, February 10, 2022. 

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Annual Conference Presentations and Award Recipients

Thank you to everyone who attended the KACM Annual Conference on December 1-3, 2021 in Atchison!

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