Source: Julie Lea, 785-532-7564, juliel@found.ksu.edu
Website: http://www.found.k-state.edu/
Hometown connection: Beloit, Delphos, Derby, Garden City, Leawood, Ness City, Topeka and Wichita, Kan. Also for Scottsdale and Tucson, Ariz.; Stockdale, Calif.; Westport, Conn.; Green Oaks, Ill.; Bettendorf, Iowa; Camdenton and St. Joseph, Mo.; Lincoln, Neb.; Colleyville and Plano, Texas; and Arlington, Va.
News release prepared by: Andrew Zender, 785-532-7648, andrewz@found.ksu.edu

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Kansas State University Foundation boards earn new members, officers

MANHATTAN -- The board of directors and board of trustees of the Kansas State University Foundation have new officers and members. They were elected at the annual meeting of the board of trustees Nov. 11 in Manhattan.

Twenty-one people were elected to serve four-year terms as trustees of the foundation. The board of trustees is the governing body of the foundation, and this election brings the total number of foundation trustees to 321.

New members and officers of the Kansas State University Foundation boards include:

Curt Frasier, Beloit, chair of the board of directors; Dana and Marcia Hauck, Delphos, new members of the board of trustees; Allan and Carolyn Harms, Derby, new members of the board of trustees; Lee and Brenda Reeve, Garden City, new members of the board of trustees; Kevin Lockett, Leawood, treasurer of the board of trustees; Kyle and Gail Antenen, Ness City, new members of the board of trustees; Duane Cantrell, chair of the board of trustees, and Terry and Paula Harbert, new members of the board of trustees, all from Topeka; and Randy Coonrod, Wichita, vice chair of the board of trustees.

From out of state:

Janet Ayres, Scottsdale, Ariz., secretary of the board of trustees; Mike and Elaine Jacobson, Tucson, Ariz., new members of the board of trustees; Bruce and Janice Adams, Stockton, Calif., new members of the board of trustees; Mike Goss, Westport, Conn., new member of the board of directors; John Berschied, Green Oaks, Ill., new member of the board of trustees; David and Elinor Everitt, Bettendorf, Iowa, new members of the board of trustees; Kevin Schinze, Camdenton, Mo., new member of the board of trustees; Sharon Evers, St. Joseph, Mo., new member of the board of directors; Mark Whitehead, Lincoln, Neb., new member of the board of trustees; Carl Ice, Colleyville, Texas, new member of the board of directors; Duke and Helen Dupre, Plano, Texas, new members of the board of trustees; and Richard Myers, Arlington, Va., vice chair of the board of directors.

"We thoroughly enjoy this opportunity to gather and say thank you to our trustees," said Fred Cholick, president and CEO of the Kansas State University Foundation. "This is an incredibly dedicated group of volunteers who give their time, talent and treasure to make a difference at K-State."

Philanthropic contributions to K-State are coordinated by the Kansas State University Foundation. The foundation staff works with university partners to build lifelong relationships with alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students through involvement and investment in the university.