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Board of Trustees

BOARD CHAIRPERSON

Charles Eby
Retired Senior Vice President, Martin Eby Construction

PRESIDENT

Simmi Dalla
Trees for Life

SECRETARY

Jeffrey Faus
Vice President, Trees for Life

TREASURER

Steve Krause
Former President, Krause Plough Corporation
 

MEMBERS

Steve Carter
Retired Intensive English Instructor, Wichita State University
 
Robert S. Doenges
Businessman
 
Bunny Hill
Retired Assistant Headmaster, Wichita Collegiate School
 
Shirley Lefever
Dean, College of Education, Wichita State University
 
Sheril Logan
Retired President, Board of Education, Wichita Public Schools
 
Hal McCoy
Businessman
 
Nancy McCoy
Community Volunteer
 
Michael Norton
Attorney, Foulston Siefkin LLP
 
Becky O'Hearn
Head of Early Childhood, Wichita Collegiate School
 
Reed Jules Oppenheimer
Businessman
 
Dr. Adam Smith
Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Gardens
 
Jay Smith
President and COO, Intrust Bank
 
Cornelia Stevens
Executive Director, TOP Early Learning Centers
 
Jason Vandecreek
Owner, Vandercreek Consulting New Media Design 
 
Vik Wall, M.D.
Physician
 
Margalee Wright
Former Mayor, City of Wichita
 
 

Governing Documents

Bylaws

 

Conflict of Interest Policy

The following statements regarding Conflict of Interest were adopted by the board as part of the revised Bylaws on July 20, 2018, in “Article II: Trustees”:
 
Section 13. Disclosure. A Trustee, or any business or organization in which he or she has a direct or indirect interest, having business dealings with the corporation shall provide complete disclosure to the Board prior to commencement of said dealings. A Trustee doing business with the corporation as a client may not enjoy rates or arrangements preferential to those available to similarly situated clients.
 
Section 14. Conflict of Interest. Whenever a Trustee or Officer has a financial or personal interest in any matter coming before the Board, the affected person shall a) fully disclose the nature of the interest and b) withdraw from discussion, lobbying, and voting on the matter. Any transaction or vote involving a potential conflict of interest shall be approved only when a majority of disinterested Trustees determine that it is in the best interest of the corporation to do so. The minutes of meetings at which such votes are taken shall record such disclosure, abstention and rationale for approval.