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Mission & Board

KOR is a non-profit (501c3), membership based network of representatives from government, industry, non-profit and public entities and individuals that support environmental stewardship through waste reduction, composting, reuse, recycling, and sustainable efforts in Kansas.

KOR provides advocacy, information, technical support, networking and educational opportunities in partnership with local, state, regional and national organizations.

KOR is also a member of the US Composting Council and Keep America Beautiful.

 

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

KOR Voting Members elect the Board of Directors each year at the Annual Conference. The Board has a maximum of 15 members who serve two-year terms. Terms are staggered so  half the Board members' terms expire each year.  Only KOR Voting members are eligible to serve on the Board.

Board Meeting Dates

The KOR Board meets quarterly. All meetings begin at 10 a.m., unless otherwise noted. Please contact the KOR office to verify the schedule before attending a meeting.

2016 Board of Directors

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT:

James Cook (2016)

McPherson Area Solid Waste
1431 17th Avenue
McPherson, KS 67640
620-241-6559
fax: 620-241-2640
jcook@maswu.org

VICE-PRESIDENT:

Will LaFever (2017)

Sonoco Recycling
100 N Halstead St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
620-694-1310
William.lafever@sonoco.com

SECRETARY:
Gary Crowley (2016)
Recycle Coordinator
Lane Co. Public Works
P.O. Box 806
Dighton, KS 67839
620-397-6585
lcrecyc@yahoo.com

TREASURER:
William Spiegel (2016)
Recycle Coordinator
Kansas State University
bspiegel@k-state.edu
Manhattan, KS

PAST PRESIDENT:

Joe Jurden (2017)
Cook Paper Recycling Corp.
6901 Shawnee Mission Pkwy Ste 116
Overland Park, KS 66202
913-956-5060
jjurden@cookpaper.com

Coordinator-Recycling
Sunflower Diversified Services
P.O. Box 838
Great Bend, KS 67530
620-792-1321
fax: 620-792-4709
sekrom@sunflowerdiv.com

BOARD MEMBERS

Michelle Gundy (2016)
City of Lawrence
Public Works Department
Lawrence, KS 66044
mgundy@lawrenceks.org

Kristine Hicks (2016)
Washburn University
Topeka, KS
785-670-1132
kristine.hicks@washburn.edu

Sarah Krom (2017)
Sunflower Diversified Services
P.O. Box 838
Great Bend, KS 67530
620-792-1321
fax: 620-792-4709
sekrom@sunflowerdiv.com

Brian Lamer (2016)
PO Box 445
Concordia, KS

 

Eric Nelson (2017)

University of Kansas Recycling

1503 Sunflower Road

Lawrence, KS 66045

ericnelson@ku.edu

 

Michelle Goth (2017)
Ripple Glass

 

Dustin Kalp (2017)
Stutzman Refuse