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The Konza United Way Board of Directors is a diverse group of local business leaders and community leaders who support us and provide guidance for meeting the needs within our community.

Each is committed to giving their time and expertise as volunteers and they donate generously to support our work. All Konza United Way Board Members are unpaid volunteers. 

Executive board

Kathy Smith, President

Caterpillar Work Tools

Jan Stewart, President Elect

Adam Glendening, Treasurer

Champion Teamwear

Preston Schotte, Secretary

The Trust Company

Kate Ryan, Past President 

McCownGordon Construction


Board of Directors

Stephen Adams

Steel & Pipe Supply

Jeremy Allen

KS State Bank

Brad Jager, Captain

Riley County Police Department

Emily Lehning

Roots and Legacy Consulting

Jerome Miratsky

Miratsky Memorial Parkview

Katie Pawlosky

Claudia Petrescu

Kansas State University

Jason Smith

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

Stephanie Wick

Andrews & Associates Counseling

Rebecca Zecha

Kansas State University

Past Board of Directors

“Great things are brought about and burdens are lightened through the efforts of many hands anxiously engaged in a good cause.” Elder M. Russell Ballard

Casey Butler

Champion Sportswear

Donna Logback

Florence Manufacturing

Justin Minchow

Sink Gordon & Associates

Kerry Priest

Kansas State University

Cory Reeves

Manhattan Broadcasting

Lucas Shivers

USD 383

Nicole Springer

Intrust Bank

Jim Steffensmeier


Tresa Weaver Waldhauer

Retired, KSU Foundation

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