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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

Kate Ryan, President 

McCownGordon Construction

Shelley Carver

Edward Jones

Adam Glendening, Treasurer

Champion Teamwear

Kathy Smith, Secretary
Caterpillar Work Tools

Rebecca Zecha, Past President 

Kansas State University


Board of Directors

Stephen Adams

Steel & Pipe Supply

Jeremy Allen

KS State Bank

Shelley Carver

The Trust Company

Courtney Ellis

Sink Gordon & Associates

Cheryl Grice

Kansas State University

Brad Jager, Captain

Riley County Police Department

Emily Lehning

Roots and Legacy Consulting

Bill Richards

JNT Company


Preston Schotte

The Trust Company

Jason Smith

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Smith

Caterpillar WorkTools

Jan Stewart

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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