KWAA Leadership


Officers are selected by KWAA’s voting membership at our annual meeting in Lindsborg, Kansas. The officers make up the Executive Committee.  

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Sarah Morse
Federal Home 
Loan Bank 
Topeka, KS

Eunice Peters Professional

Eunice Peters

Carbondale, KS

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Audrey Lee
Salina Health 
Education Foundation 
Salina, KS

Whitney Casement

Whitney Casement
Stevens & Brand, LLP
Topeka, KS

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Ellen O’Leary
Overland Park, KS

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Marilyn Harp
Assistant Treasurer
Kansas Legal Services
Topeka, KS

KWAA Council

The Kansas Women Attorneys Association Council, which is KWAA’s governing body, is made up of its officers, committee chairpersons, and district representatives.

Committee Chairs

KWAA’s President appoints the chairpersons of all standing committees, which include the following: Membership and Communications, Public Policy and Gender, Outreach and Education, Small Firm and Solo Practice, Archive, Minority Women in the Profession, and the Annual Conference.

Membership and Communications Shaye Downing
Public Policy and Gender Laurel Michel
Natalie Haag
Small Firm and Solo Practice Angel Zimmerman
Larry Zimmerman
Outreach and Education Betsey Lasister 
Kristen Wheeler
Annual Conference Lauren Hughes
Kate Duncan Butler
Minority Women in the Profession LeTiffany Obozele
Danielle Hall
Archives Marie Landry

KWAA District Representatives

KWAA has 11 districts throughout the state, as shown in the map below. Each district has at least one representative, appointed by KWAA’s President.

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KWAA District Map Updated April 2018

District A

Hon. Rene Henke

Jenny Walters

District B

Lara Blake Bors

Shirley Calvin

District C

Angie Coble

Ann Zimmerman

District D

Dell Swearer

Gaye Tibbets

District E

Amy Bipes

Tracy Bamberger

District F

Hon. Kellie Hogan

Candace Farha

District G

Erin Beckerman

Jennifer Cocking

District H

Lisa Montgomery

Karen Miller

District I

Pamela Campbell Burton


District J

Bethany Roberts

Kim Robinson

District K

Niki Piskuric


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