Committees Leadership

KANSAS PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 1902

Topeka, KS  66601

 

Please feel free to contact any of our Board Members with questions or comments.

Thank you for your interest.

 

2014-2015 BOARD OF DIRECTOR

 


ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS

(Voting)

 

President:

Megan Barrett, RP

Office of the Shawnee County Counselor

200 SE 7th Street, Room 100

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Phone: 785-251-4042

Fax: 785-291-4902

Email:  president@ksparalegals.org

 

 

President-Elect:

Vacant

 

 

VP Membership Director:

Crystal Sixbury

Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC

2600 Grand Boulevard

Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Phone: 816-595-7764

Fax: 816-421-0899

Email: csixbury@hab-law.com

 

 

Secretary:

Kelly Johnson, CRP

Waddell & Reed

6300 Lamar Avenue

P.O. Box 29217

Overland Park, Kansas 66201-9217

Phone:  913-236-1475

Fax:  913-261-1073

Email:  kejohnson@wadell.com

 

 

Treasurer:

Angie Konda, CRP

Cosgrove, Webb & Oman

534 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 1100

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Phone:  785-235-9511

Fax:  785-235-2082

Email:  angieo23@yahoo.com

 

 

Publications Director:

Janet Savage, CRP

Kansas Court of Appeals

301 SW 10th Avenue

Topeka, Kansas 66612

Phone: 785-554-6151

Email: savagej@kscourts.org

 

 

Education Director:

Andrea Duncan, RP

Frieden, Unrein & Forbes, LLP

1414 SW Ashworth Pl., Suite 201

Topeka, Kansas 66604

Phone: 785-354-1100, Ext. 112

Fax: 785-354-1113

Email: aduncan@fuflaw.com

 

 

 

Marketing Director:

Margaret Vega

Law Firm of Tenopir & Huerter

1610 SW Topeka Blvd

Topeka, Kansas 66612

Phone:  785-233-9467

Fax:  785-233-4908

Email:  vega@tenopirandhuerter.com

 

 

District I Director:

Vacant

 

 

District II Director:

Vicki Yost, RP

City of Topeka, Legal Department

215 SE 7th Street, Room 353

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Phone:  785-368-3883

Fax:  785-368-3901

Email:  vyost@topeka.org

 

 

District III Director:

Colleen Loeffelbein

MedJames, Inc.

P.O. Box 2014

Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66201

Phone:  913-754-0924

Fax:  913-327-3778

Email:  cloeffelbeing@medjames.com

 

 


APPOINTED BOARD MEMBERS

(Voluntary, Non-Voting)

 

 

NFPA Primary:

Andrea Duncan, RP

Frieden, Unrein & Forbes, LLP

1414 SW Ashworth Place, Suite 201

Topeka, Kansas 66604

Phone:  785-354-1100, Ext. 112

Fax:  785-354-1113

Email:  aduncan@fuflaw.com

 

 

NFPA Secondary:

Kelly Johnson, CRP

Waddell & Reed

6300 Lamar Avenue

P.O. Box 29217

Overland Park, Kansas 66201-9217

Phone:  913-236-1475

Fax:  913-261-1073

Email:  kejohnson@wadell.com

 

 

 

KBA Paralegal Committee:

Susan Proctor, RP

Parker & Hay, LLP

400 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 200

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Phone:  785-228-5736

Fax:  785-228-5741

Email:  sproctor@parkerhaylaw.com

 

AND

 

Megan Barrett, RP

Office of the Shawnee County Counselor

200 SE 7th Street, Room 100

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Phone:785-251-4042

Fax:785-291-4902

Email: president@ksparalegals.org

 

 

Pro Bono & Community Service Coordinator:

Pat Pappaceno

1276 SW Randolph Avenue

Topeka, Kansas 66604

Phone: 785-286-7081

Email: ppappaceno@att.net

 

 

Job Registry:

Linda K. Joseph

CenturyLink

5454 West 110th Street, 7th Floor

Overland Park, Kansas 66211

Phone:  913-345-6361

Fax:  913-971-2097

Email:  linda.k.joseph@centurylink.com

 

 

PACE/PCCE Coordinator(s):

Vacant

 

 

Parliamentarian:

Sue Macfee

Kansas Supreme Court

Kansas Judicial Center

301 SW 10th Street, Room 307

Topeka, Kansas 66612

Phone:  785-354-8944

Fax:  785-291-3274

Email:  macfees@kscourts.org

 

 

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    The seminar committee is comprised of KPA members who donate their time to plan every aspect of the KPA's Annual Meeting and Seminar. This committee is open to any KPA member who is interested in assisting with the planning and running of the Annual Seminar. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact KPA Education Director, Andrea Duncan at aduncan@fuflaw.com.
  • D-1 Event Committee
    This committee is comprised of KPA members who are interested in assisting with planning CLE, recruitment, and networking events in the D-1 area.
  • D-2 Advisory Committee is a subcommittee of the State Board for the KPA
  • D-3 Advisory Committee is a subcommittee of the State Board for the KPA
  • Education Committee
    The KPA Education Committee is comprised of members who are focused on the long term goal of education. These committee members are responsible for keeping current CLE listings available to members; as well as assisting the KPA Education Director with any projects the KPA Education Director may have.
  • Job Registry Committee
    The KPA Job Registry Committee is comprised of members who are responsible for connecting with employers who have job positions they are seeking to fill; as well as to connect with members who are seeking a position. The members of this committee are responsible for keeping the job listings up to date.
  • KPA Board of Directors
    Please refer to the KPA's By-Laws (http://www.ksparalegals.org/09ByLaws.html) and Standing Rules (http://www.ksparalegals.org/09ByLaws.html) for more information and specific duties.
  • Marketing Committee
    The KPA Marketing Committee is comprised of members who are focused on the long term goal of promoting the KPA and spreading knowledge of the benefits and opportunities offered by KPA.
  • Membership Committee
    The KPA Membership Committee is comprised of members who are focused on the long term goal of maintaining and increasing membership and membership benefits.
  • PACE Study Group - Topeka area
    The PACE study group is comprised of a group of paralegals/legal assistants in the Topeka area that routinely get together to study for the PACE exam in a group setting.
  • Pro Bono and Community Service Committee
    The KPA Pro Bono and Community Service Committee is comprised of members who compile or identify pro bono or community service opportunities for KPA members (and non members) to participate in or assist with.
  • Publications Committee
    The KPA Publications Committee is comprised of members who assist the Publication Director in locating articles for the monthly newsletter, ...In Brief.