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Larry Paine, Board President

Larry Paine, Board President

City Administrator, City of Hillsboro
Term Expires December 2020

Larry Paine has served on the KPP Board of Directors since 2010.  Early in his career, Larry held positions in local government in several different states before moving to Kansas where he was City Administrator in Baldwin City and Concordia before taking his current position as City Administrator for the City of Hillsboro.
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Rex Reynolds, Board 1st Vice President

Rex Reynolds, Board 1st Vice President

City Council Member, City of Mount Hope
Term Expires December 2019

Rex Reynolds is currently a Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer with Legacy Bank in Wichita, KS.  Rex has been a member of the KPP Board of Directors since 2016 but has been a member of the Mount Hope City Council since April 2005.  In that capacity he has been the electric commissioner for the majority of that time.
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Gus Collins, Board 2nd Vice President

Gus Collins, Board 2nd Vice President

Director of Utilities, City of Winfield
Term Expires December 2021

Gus Collins is currently serving as a Director of Utilities for the City of Winfield since August 2014. Prior to accepting the position in Winfield, Gus served as City Manager of Wellington, Kansas for eight years. Gus has over 35 years of local governmental experience in local government.
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John Wheeler, Secretary/Treasurer

John Wheeler, Board Secretary/Treasurer

City Council Member, City of Marion
Term Expires December 2021

John Wheeler was elected to the KPP Board of Directors in 2018.  He has been a Marion KS city councilor for 2 years, has served on Marion’s Planning & Zoning committee for 4 years and on the Airport Advisory board for 4 years.  John has been in the lumber industry for 22 years.
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Scott Glaves, Board Member

Scott Glaves, Board Member

Superintendent of Utilities, Clay Center Public Utilities
Term Expires December 2021

Scott Glaves has served as Superintendent of Utilities for the Clay Center Public Utility Commission since April of 2017. Scott started with the CCPUC in 2005 as an apprentice lineman.
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Kyler Ludwig, Board Member

Kyler Ludwig, Board Member

City Administrator, City of Greensburg
Term Expires December 2021

Kyler has served as the City Administrator in Greensburg, Kansas since 2015, and has been a member of the KPP Board of Directors since January 2018.
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Stan Luke, Board Member

Stan Luke, Board Member

Mayor, City of Burlington
Term Expires December 2020

Stan Luke has served on the KPP Board of Directors since his election to the Board in 2010.  Stan represents the City of Burlington where he has served 8 years on the City Council and is currently serving his first term as Mayor.
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Brad Modlin, Board Member

Brad Modlin, Board Member

Director of Utilities, City of Mulvane
Term Expires December 2020

Brad Modlin has served in the electric power profession for 34 years.  Currently, Brad is the Utility Director for the City of Mulvane. He has served the community for 22 years.
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Jim Sutton, Board Member

Jim Sutton, Board Member

Power Plant Superintendent, City of Augusta
Term Expires December 2019

Jim Sutton has served on the KPP Board of Directors since 2010.  A life-long native of the Butler County area, Jim has worked for the City of Augusta for 25 years.  With a mechanical aptitude and on-the-job training, Jim has worked his way up to Electric Production Superintendent, a position he has held for more than 15 years.  
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