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SEKRPC Community Liaison

During the recent pandemic, the Southeast Kansas Regional Planning Commission identified a need for a new position within the office. The SEKRPC has created the position of Community liaison, which will allow for maximum execution of programs, and provide the necessary technical assistance to local governments, businesses, and other non-profit organizations within our region. 
The Community Liaison will serve as a point of contact to help orient people within the region to new programs and discovery efforts. The Community Liaison with also work with the contacts for each county represented by the SEKRPC to help their counties through the post pandemic landscape. SEKRPC hopes that this can be accomplished through community outreach meetings and workshops that are held in collaboration with other organizations within our region. 
Southeast Kansas Regional Planning Commission and the Community Liaison have begun a re branding process for the SEKRPC. The new logo and the e-newsletter are a start. The Southeast Kansas Regional Planning Commission News, our e-newsletter, will continue to be published at the first of each month, and business or organizations can subscribe to the newsletter by emailing The biggest re branding project that is in the works is a new website for the SEKRPC! The new website has a goal launch date of mid-November, be sure to look for the news in Decembers e-newsletter! 
The Community Liaison position has been filled by Taylor Hogue. Taylor is a Chanute, Kansas Native. Taylor attended Neosho County Community College for her Associates Degree, then pursued her Undergraduate degree with Pittsburg State University and lastly, attended Emporia State university for her Graduate Degree in Business Administration. Taylor is married to a Chanute Native as well and they have a two-year-old daughter. Taylor, her husband and their daughter enjoy traveling, marking 3 new states off their list just this year.