Dee Likes
Executive Vice President
Email: Dee Likes
A. Responsible to the KLA Board of Directors for all association business and administration of the staff and office
B. Secretary/Treasurer of the association
C. Treasurer of KLA PAC
D. Treasurer of the Kansas Beef Council
E. Legislative and governmental affairs 
   

Mike Beam
Senior Vice President
Email: Mike Beam
A. Principal responsibility is to represent cow-calf/stocker operators in governmental and legislative affairs
B. Coordinates educational, informational and other membership activities of the cow-calf/stocker segment.
   

Rich McKee
Senior Vice President
Email: Rich McKee
A. Principal responsibility is to represent the feeders in governmental and legislative affairs
B. Coordinates educational, informational and other membership activities related to the cattle feeding segment
C. Administrator for KLA Risk Management Services, Inc. (Work
Comp Pool)
D. Chairman of the Board for KLA Environmental Services, Inc.
   

Clayton Huseman
Executive Director,
Feedlot Division
Email: Clayton Huseman
A. Responsible to help feedlot members deal with government regulations
B. Cattle Feeders Council membership development
C. Provides seminars and bulletins pertinent to the feeding industry
   

Matt Teagarden
Director of Industry Relations & Information Technology
Email: Matt Teagarden
A. Coordinates national issues for KLA
B. System administrator for association's PC networks
C. Coordinates association services and special projects
   

Todd Domer
Vice President, Communications
Email: Todd Domer
A. Coordinates member and public communications on all KLA and livestock industry matters
B. Editor of the Kansas Stockman
C. Editor of the KLA News & Market Report
   

Scarlett Hagins
Communications Program
Manager
Email: Scarlett Hagins
A. Serves as editorial assistant of the Kansas Stockman and the KLA News & Market Report
B. Serves as office photographer at meetings and events
C. Designs and maintains association's web site
   

Tammy Houk
Advertising Manager
Email: Tammy Houk
A. Serves as production manager of the Kansas Stockman
B. Responsible for all advertising creation and layout
   

Andrew Sylvester
Director of Marketing &
Promotions
Email: Andrew Sylvester
A. Responsible for obtaining advertising and providing ring service for theKansas Stockman
B. Represents the association and Kansas Stockman at breed association events
C. Manages the KLA Convention Trade Show
   

Aaron Popelka
Vice President of Legal 
& Government Affairs
Email: Aaron Popelka
A. Conducts research concerning the impact of existing and/or proposed legislation and regulations on producers
B. Assists members in interpreting existing laws and regulations
C. Acts as the association's general counsel
D. Represents the association in legislative and governmental affairs
   

Associate Counsel
Email: Tucker Stewart
A. Assists members with legal questions
B. Represents the association in legislative and governmental affairs
C. Conducts research concerning the impact of existing and/or proposed legislation and regulations on producers
   

A. Assistant to governmental and legal affairs staff
B. Represents the association in legislative and governmental affairs

   


Ryan Higbie
Director of Membership
Marketing & Services 
Email: Ryan Higbie

A. Responsible for direct pay membership retention and recruitment
B. Responsible for the KLA Leadership Conference and Young Stockmen's Academy
C. Coordinates educational, informational and other membership activities related to the direct pay membership
   

Letty Meek
Manager of Member Services
Email: Letty Meek
A. Coordinates membership activities with director of membership
B. Oversees association and affiliate membership records and data base
   

Cindy Roush
Controller
Email: Cindy Roush

A. Maintains all association and affiliated groups' financial records
B. Financial analysis - provides executive vice president with recommendations for expenditure of the association's funds
C. Oversees work schedules of accounting department employees
D. Administers payroll/employee benefit programs

   

Lisa Hanley
Accountant
Email: Lisa Hanley
A. Prepares various financial statements for affiliated groups
B. Accounts payable
   


Sue Corrales
Accountant
Email: Sue Corrales

A. Processes cash receipts
B. Accounts receivable
   

Wendy Harms
Administrative Director
Email: Wendy Harms
A. In charge of KLA office facilities and management
B. Oversees coordination and planning of the convention, conferences and special activities
C. Oversees work schedules of support staff
D. Serves as the executive vice president's assistant
   

Jenni Hiebsch
Receptionist/Staff Assistant
Email: Jenni Hiebsch
A. Assist with convention, conferences and special events
B. Seminar brochure design
   
Dairy Coordinator
A. Assists dairy members in dealing with government regulations.
B. Responsible for Dairy Council membership development  
C. Provides seminars and bulletins pertinent to the dairy industry.