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Board & Staff

Main Street Chanute

Who We Are

SEKRPC's staff is a group of knowledgeable personnel who is here to help you get the resources needed to improve your business or community. 

The SEKRPC Executive Board is made up of county representatives and economic developers within the region with a representative from each county along with one member-at-large. The SEKRPC Board ensures the operations of SEKRPC are at the best interest of our entire region, and work to connect us with those in need in their communities. 


Executive Board

  • Lynne Oharah - Chairman

    Bourbon County

  • Jessica Hightower - Vice Chairman

    Linn County

  • Paul Westhoff - Secretary/Treasurer

    Neosho County

  • John Brocker

    Allen County

  • Anthony Mersman

    Anderson County

  • Lorie Johnson

    Cherokee County

  • Jeremy Johnson

    Crawford County

  • Bobby Skipper

    Coffey County

  • Lonie R. Addis

    Labette County

  • Larry McManus

    Montgomery County

  • Kris Marple

    Wilson County

  • John Weseloh

    Woodson County