KUCIMAT Board Information

Board Members:

President, 1-year term (2018-2019), Class of 1998

City Manager, Tualatin, OR

President-Elect, 1-year term (2018-2019), Class of 2003

City Administrator, City of Edgerton, KS

Immediate Past President, 1-year term (2018-2019), Class of 1994

County Manager, Johnson County, KS 

Secretary-Treasurer, 2-year term (2017-2019), Class of 1970

Retired, Topeka, KS

Board Member, 2-year term (2017-2019), Class of 1994

City Manager, O'Fallon, IL 

Board Member, 2-year term (2017-2019), Class of 2003

Assistant City Manager, Raleigh, NC

Board Member, Retiree, 2-year term (2017-2019), Class of 1978

Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group

Board Member, 2-year term (2018-2020), Class of 1999

Assistant County Administrator, Wyandotte County-Kansas City

Board Member, 2-year term (2017-2019), Class of 2012

Assistant Village Manager, Niles, IL

Board Member, 2-year term (2018-2020), Class of 1994

City Administrator, Franklin, TN

Board Member, 2-year term (2018-2020), Class of 2006

City Administrator, Vadnais Heights, MN

 


Practitioners In Residence (Ex-Officio Members):

Practitioner-in-Residence, Ex-Officio, 2-year term (2018-2020), Class of 2011

Assistant to the City Manager, Lexena, KS 

Practitioner-in-Residence, Ex-Officio, 2-year term (2018-2020), Class of 2008
Practitioner-in-Residence, Ex-Officio, 2-year term, 2019-2021, Class of 1994

City Manager, Osawatomie, KS

Practitioner-in-Residence, Ex-Officio, 2-year term, 2019-2021, Class of 2006

Director of Customer Relations, WaterOne, Lexena, KS 


Class Presidents:

B.S. University of Kansas, Major: Public Administration, Minors: Law & Society, Leadership Studies

Class Co-President 2021

M.S. Blekinge Technical University (Sweden). Major: Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability

Class Co-President, 2021

B.A., Truman State University, Major: Political Science, Minor: Justice Systems

Class Co-President, 2020

B.A., Kansas State University, Majors: Political Science and Nonprofit Leadership Studies

Class Co-President, 2020


School Support for the KUCIMAT Board:

Director, School of Public Affairs and Administration
785-864-3530
Snow Hall

Stacey Swearingen White's teaching and research interests focus on sustainability and environmental planning, with a recent emphasis on conditions that impel sustainability innovation. 

Communications Manager
785-864-2554
Wescoe Hall, Room 4060Y

Ruth is responsible for marketing and events coordination for the KU Public Management Center and the School of Public Affairs and Administration.

MPA Program Manager and Advisor
Wescoe Hall, Room 4060X

Cari Ann's focus for the City Management Fellows will be on recruitment, admissions, monitoring academic performance, and professional development. 

Administrative Associate
785-864-9113
Wescoe Hall

Anya provides administrative support and logistics for the KUCIMAT board. 

Photograph of Hannes Zacharias
Robert A. Kipp Professor of Practice in Local Government Management and Urban Policy

Hannes also supports the City Management Fellows in seminars and professional placements in both full and part-time internships.