Congratulations to our new KACEE Board Officers!
President: Keri Harris, Franklin County Conservation District
President-Elect: Delia Lister, Pitt State University, Nature Reach
Past President: Dr. Michael Hotz, Retired Teacher, Wyandotte High School
Treasurer: Sylvia Davis, City of Topeka Utilities, WPC Division
Secretary: Sydney Becker, Greenbush - The SE Kansas Education
We are thrilled to introduce our new KACEE Board Members! Each individual brings unique experience and expertise to our organization, and we are grateful for their commitment to KACEE and environmental education.
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KACEE Board of Directors NEW Members Leonore Enfield, Lyons Middle School (At Large)
Aida Farough, PhD, KSU Department of Geology (At Large)
John Gallagher, Dillon Nature Center (At Large)
Mandy Kern, Kansas Wetlands Education Center (At Large)
Melanie Haas, Kansas State Board of Education (Ex-Officio)
Lyndzee Rhine, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism (Ex-Officio)
KACEE Board of Directors Returning At Large Members Ron Betzen, Kansas Farm Bureau Dominick DeRosa, FL Schlagle High School Sydney Becker, Green bush – The Southeast Kansas Education Service Center Marcel Harmon, BranchPattern Melissa Kirkwood, Sunset Zoo Marvin Wade, USD 383 – Manhattan - Ogden
Ma'Ko'Quah Abigail Jones, Prairie Band Potawatomie Nation
Please note that in addition to the above positions, the KACEE Board of Directors will continue to maintain the following Ex-Officio representation:
Katie Basiotis, Kansas Department of Health & Environment Robin Blume, Kansas Department of Agriculture Kim Bomberger Kansas Forest Service Mike Rader, Kansas Department Wildlife, Parks & Tourism Meg Richard, Kansas State Department of Education Travis Sieve, Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Kirk (TJ) Tjelmeland, Kansas Water Office Kathleen Waters, Kansas Department of Health & Environment Janet Waugh, Kansas State Board of Education
We wish to express our gratitude and acknowledge the dedicated service provided to KACEE by the following leaders:
Gina Penzig, Evergy
Janet Waugh, Kansas State Board of Education
Ken Perdue, Affinity Sustainability Partners