SkillsUSA Kansas Ambassadors
Barbara Evans serves as the Postsecondary State Vice President. She is a computer repairer and networking student at Washburn Institute of Technology. In 2016, she was a State Gold medalist in Quiz Bowl and a Bronze medalist in Technical Computer Applications. In 2017, Barbara earned the State Gold medalist in Technical Computer Applications and went on to compete at the National Leadership & Skills Championships.
Daniel Kerns served as a High School Parlimentarian. He attends Olathe Advanced Technology Center and is enrolled in the Welding program.
Lindsay Nichols serves as the High School State Treasurer and attends Bluestem High School in the Health Sciences Program.
Local Officers: Being a local officer gives one the opportunity to lead fellow members to success and have a lot of fun in the process. As a local officer, you will engage your chapter in the "Program of Work" activities and complete the Chapter Excellence Program Application so your chapter gets the recognition it deserves, Local Officers run the local chapter meetings throughout the year.
2016-2017 STATE TREASURER
Amanda Carr serves as the High School State President. She is a graduate of Field Kindley High School and studied Audio Video Communications. Amanda is a State Gold medalist in Television Video Production 2017, Amanda is currently enrolled at Coffeyville Community College where she will continue her studies in Broadcasting.
Nevada Finton-Millis serves as the State Postsecondary President. She is a graduate of the graphic design program at Washburn Institute of Technology. She is the the State Gold medalist in Pin Design 2016 and 2017. Both years Nevada competed at the National Leadership & Skills Championships.
Grace Lindman serves as the Postsecondary State Secretary. Grace is a graduate of the graphic design program at Washburn Institute of Technology. She was awarded the 2017 Gold medal in Prepared Speech. Grace went on to compete at the National Leadership & Skills Championships. She is currently enrolled in at Washburn University advancing her career pathway.
2016-2017 STATE PRESIDENT
Wynter Ziegler serves as the High School State Vice President. Wynter is taking concurrent courses as a high school student in the carpentry pathways at Washburn Institute of Technology.
Janice Switzer served as the High School Student Representative the fall of 2016, then advanced in the Spring as the State Reporter. Janice is a student at Meade High School and is the Industrial Woods program.
Savanna Smith served as the High School State Reporter in the Fall semester of 2016. She attends the Olathe Advanced Technical Center and joined the Military. Savanna dismissed herself from duty as a State Officer in the Spring so she could prepare for boot camp. You make us proud Savanna, and you are in our thoughts while you serve our country.
A Lifetime of Memories
State Officers: Being a State Officer takes commitment and dedication to the SkillsUSA Kansas Organization. State Officers are representatives and the voice of the membership. They meet with the Legislators, Senators and the Governor, as well as our Business & Industry Partners. As a team, they work together hosting our State's Conferences and pushing our organization forward. State Officers run the Delegation meetings during the State Championship Conference.
Cassandra Puletapuia serves as the Postsecondary State Treasurer. Cassandra is a graduate of Kansas City Kansas Community College Technical Center. While attending college she was in the Construction Technology program.
2016-2017 STATE VICE PRESIDENT
2015-2016 Career Technical Student Organization's State Officers help the Commissioner of Education host the
2016-2017 STATE HISTORIAN
District Officers: Being a district officer shows you are ready to take the next step toward a leadership role in serving the organizations initiatives. District Officers attend, lead, and work hard during the Fall Leadership Conference and State Championships. They run the district meetings in September and in October.
2016-2017 STATE SECRETARY
STATE OFFICER TEAMS
2016-2017 Postsecondary State Officers meet the Kansas Board of Regents Technical Education Committee
Savannah Woods serves as the High School State Secretary. Savanna goes to Meade High School and is enrolled in the Woods Technology program.
2016-2017 STATE PARLIAMENTARIAN
Brenda Simmons-Hood serves as the Postsecondary State Reporter. Brenda is a Culinary graduate of Kansas City Kansas Technical College Pioneer Center.
2016-2017 Postsecondary State Officers present Governor Brownback a SkillsUSA hat and visits with him about CTE.
2016-2017 STATE REPORTER
Denton Douglas served as the High School State Historian for 2016-2017; and in 2015-2016 served as the High School State Vice President. He is a graduate from Bluestem High School and is currently enrolled in the Health Science program at Pittsburg State University. Denton earned the Gold medal in First Aid/CPR both in 2016 & 2017 and went on to compete at the National Leadership & Skills Championships both years.
Steven Bundy served as the Postsecondary State Historian. He attended the Washburn Institute of Techhnology in the Cabinet and Millwork program. Currently works for Postal Service.
2016-2017 High School State Officers meet Kansas Governor Brownback
Brandon York served as a Student Representative in the Fall 2016, then advanced to the Postsecondary State Parlimentarian position for the Spring 2017 semester. Brandon attends Olathe Advanced Technology Center and is enrolled in the Automotive Collision Technology program.