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Board of Directors

President: Frank Patton

Vice President: Gordon Stands (Stands Farms)

Secretary:  Jean Plummer

Treasurer:  Tony Allison (Intrust Bank)

Executive Director:  Emily Connell

Members are: Leon Leachman:

Raven Dickson-Howard:

David Dillner, El Dorado City Manager:

Charley Green:

Kristina Haahr: is an area native who returned to El Dorado in 2011. As a past business owner and current employee of Demo Sales Inc., she is committed to her community and in particular the businesses and opportunities on Main Street.  She has a BS in Geography from Kansas State University, a MA in History from Wichita State University, and is a Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators.  Haahr is the mother of two.  Her husband Chuck is the Director of Engineering at PowerGrid Engineering  located in downtown El Dorado.  

Sherry Hagemeister: Whose career spans more than 30 years in all types of health related fields, most recently worked with her husband Corey and his partner, Shawn Snyder to build Heritage Funeral Home since 2005. Heritage has two local funeral homes in Andover and El Dorado.  The business is based on experience gained on working with families and relationships in the both healthcare, hospice, and home health industries. Prior to this, her position was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nursefinders, Inc. where she reorganized to sell the Company before health reasons caused her to leave.

Prior to joining Nursefinders, Hagemeister was CEO of Science Solutions, a company she founded and sold to Kforce. She also served as Board Representative for Help Innovations, Inc., which she sold to CyberCare. She has held a variety of executive positions for such companies as Interim Healthcare, Critical Care America and American Hospital Supply. In addition, she has created four companies of her own in such diverse fields as automobile brokering, pediatric and neonatal home infusion, occupational health staffing and scientific staffing.

Anna Vestring:

Mike Wheeler, County Commissioner:

Mik King:

Alsion Oelfke:

Vince Haines, El Dorado Mayor:

Linda Jolly, El Dorado INC:

Tabitha Sharp, Holly Frontier Western Days coordinator:

Jordan Buxton, Chamber of Commerce Director:


Frontier Western Celebration
 Coordinator:  Tabatha Sharp (City of El Dorado)
 Jean Plummer (Retired)
 Shane Thurman (Kansas Department of Transportation)
 Marc Biby (Kansas Department of Corrections)
 Patricia Castleman (Retired)
 Mike Castleman (Kansas Department of Corrections)
 Kristi Pruitt (Forever Young)
 Karen Foreman (Kansas Turnpike Authority)
 Bob Baines (Wichita Air Service)
 Greg Wiley (Marketing Media)
 Tammy Allar (Key Management)
 Martie Miller (Butler County Saddle Club)
 Carolyn Dwire (Retired)
 Briana McBrider (Westar Energy)

El Dorado History Buffs
 Sharon Guthrie
 Ardath Lawson
 Beverly Smith
 Craig Yaryan
 Emily Connell
 Judy Cole
 Kandi Chilcott
 Eudora Shelden
 Marilyn Hamilton
 Nancy Trombla King
 Perry Schuckman
 Tamara Johnson
Frank Patton
Deanna Bonn
Artscape 2 Chair: Vicki Bailey Terri Scott Sherry Hermreck Laura Guthrie Updated on 1/20/2019