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Gus Collins, Board 2nd Vice President

Gus Collins, Board 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 1st Vice President

City Council Member, City of Marion
Term Expires December 2021

John Wheeler was elected to the KPP Board of Directors in 2018.  He has served on Marion’s Planning & Zoning committee for more than 6 years and on the Airport Advisory board for more than 6 years.  John has been in the lumber industry for 23 years.
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Scott Glaves, Board Member

Scott Glaves, Board 2nd Vice President

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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Jason Newberry, Board Member

Jason Newberry, Board Secretary

Assistant City Manager for Utilities and IT, City of Wellington
Term Expires December 2021

Jason is a native of Wellington and has worked for the City in various roles for over 20 years; currently serving as Assistant City Manager for Utilities and IT.
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Rex Reynolds, Board 1st Vice President

Rex Reynolds, Board Member

City Council Member, City of Mount Hope
Term Expires December 2023

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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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 second 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 more than 35 years.  Currently, Brad is the Utility Director for the City of Mulvane. He has served the community for more than 24 years.
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Larry Paine, Board President

Larry Paine, Board Past 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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