Board of Directors

Each member of the Board of Directors is legally responsible for all activities of the Agency. The Board is responsible for reviewing Agency policy, approving the annual budget and determining the strategic goals of the Agency and providing guidance to the Senior Management.

Board of Directors


  • Chair - Deanna Hall, Manhattan Advertising Agency
  • Vice Chair - Scott Chapman, Manhattan Surgical Hospital
  • Treasurer - Katie Seay, The Trust Company of Manhattan
  • Steve Burr, Kansas State Bank
  • Ralph Diaz, GAIA Salonspa
  • Scott Emley, Professional Planning Services
  • Debbie Evangelidis, Community Volunteer
  • Ellen Hill, Stonecreek Family Physicians
  • Dr. Eric Purdom, Northeast Kansas Facial Plastic & ENT
  • Dr. Thad Schneider, Flint Hills Pain Management 
  • Todd Sheppard, Charlson & Wilson, Bonded Abstracters
  • Maggie Syme, Assistant Professor of Gerontology - Center for Aging