About Us

About Us

KEMA Board of Directors

President
Byrdee Miller, KCEM, Director
Elk County Emergency Management
P.O. Box 623
Howard, KS 67349
620-374-3597
emergencymgt@elkcountyks.org 

President Elect
Keith Haberer, KCEM, Director
Russell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management
850 Elm Street
Bunker Hill, KS 67626
785-483-5100
russellcountyem@rfd5.org

Secretary
Keri Korthals, KCEM, Assistant Director
Butler County Emergency Management
2100 N. Ohio, Ste B
Augusta, KS  67010
(316) 733-9796
kkorthals@bucoks.com

Treasurer
DeAnn Konkel
Public Safety Division & Emergency Management Dept.
714 North Main
Wichita, KS 67203
316-660-5966
deann.konkel@sedgwick.gov

Past President
Pamela Sanders, KCEM
518 S. Jefferson Ave.
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 363-2859
pamela.sandersem@gmail.com

REGION VPs

NW Region VP
Butch Post
Rook County Emergency Management
785-425-6818
rcem@ruraltel.net

NC Region VP
Chancy Smith, KCEM, Coordinator
Dickinson County Emergency Management
109 East First Street, Suite 105
Abilene, KS 67410
785-263-3608
csmith@dkcoks.org

NE Region VP
Laurie Harrison
Riley County Emergency Management
785-537-6333
lharrison@rileycountyks.gov

SE Region VP
Byron Shultz, KCEM
Coordinator Neosho County Emergency Management
402 E. State
Erie, KS 66733
620-244-3874
byronoco911@hotmail.com

SC Region VP
Cody Charvat, KCEM, Training and Exercise Officer
Sedgwick County Emergency Management
714 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 660-5968
ccharvat@sedgwick.gov

SW Region VP
Don Robertson, Coordinator
Kearney County Emergency Preparedness
P.O. Box 125
Lakin, KS 67860-0850
Office: 620-355-6192
lakinvfd@pld.com

Other Contacts

Initial KCEM
Gary Middleton, KCEM
PO Box 35
Berryton, KS 66049-0035
MAI.LLC@outlook.com

 

KCEM Renewal
John Stradal, KCEM
Cowley County Emergency Management
321 E 10th Ave.
Winfield, KS 67156
(620) 221-0470
jstradal@cowleycounty.org