KSAEYC Board of Directors

KAEYC board of directors

Our board of directors and members work hard to provide quality information and programs all year long.

Now accepting Nominations for the Board of Directors to serve July 2020 – September 2022. To Nominate yourself or someone else, please submit an application

Executive Officers:

  • Michelle Gilbert, Topeka – President
  • Kasey Kile Wilkinson, Manhattan – Past President
  • Berni Howe, Junction City- President-Elect
  • Dawn Brown, Topeka – Vice-President
  • Tristen Cope, Lincolnville – Secretary
  • Shanna Todd, Lawrence – Treasurer

Member-at-Large Positions:

  • Amy Gottschamer, Lawrence
  • Jennifer Oborny, LaCrosse
  • Brent Martin, El Dorado
  • Deb Crowl, Emporia
  • Cecelia Courter, Eudora
  • Amy Cochran, Olathe
  • Sarah Goertz, Wichita
  • Laney Roths, Hays
  • Megan Smith, Lawrence
  • Caroline Teter, Mulvane

Chapter Representatives:

  • Danielle Howe, Lawrence Chapter
  • Sam Schissler, Greater Kansas City Chapter
  • Christina Turner, Topeka Chapter
  • Angela Hagan, Salina Chapter
  • Cathy Gray, Greater Wichita Area Chapter

Student Representative:

  • Janelle Dean, Wichita – Student Representative

Non-Voting Board Members:

  • Mitch Rucker, KAC
  • Mary Murphy, KDHE
  • Amanda Petersen, KSDE
  • Samantha Sulsar, Child Care Aware of Kansas
  • Mark Stair, Accountant


Eryn L. Allen

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