Board & StaffDedicated to Expanding Masonic Philanthropy

The Kansas Masonic Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees, which includes 15 trustees who serve staggered three-year terms. The president also appoints associate trustees to serve on various committees. Additionally, the foundation is supported by qualified staff. We invite you to meet the board and staff!

Board of Trustees

W∴Richard (Rick) K. Ryan
President (Topeka, KS)
R∴W∴Robert F. Nelson
Executive Vice-President (Emporia, KS)
R∴W∴Lincoln L. Wilson, Jr.
Vice-President (Aurora, CO)
Bro. Brad T. Koehn
Secretary/Treasurer (Topeka, KS)
W∴Richard R. (Russ) Brown
Trustee (Kechi, KS)
W∴David R. Cross
Trustee (Lewis, KS)
R∴W∴David C. Eckert
Trustee (Hugoton, KS)
R∴W∴Victor J. Henke, Jr.
Trustee (Leavenworth, KS)
R∴W∴Michael D. Johnson
Trustee (Louisburg, KS)
W∴William P. (Bill) Leonard
Trustee (Overland Park, KS)
R∴W∴Robert D. McClarty
Trustee (Hutchinson, KS)
Bro. Jonathan W. McConnell
Trustee (Wichita, KS)
R∴W∴Herbert F. (Herb) Merrick, Jr.
Trustee (Lansing, KS)
M∴W∴Fredrick W. (Rick) Reichert
Trustee (Lansing, KS)
Bro. John A. Reynolds
Trustee (Salina, KS)
M∴W∴Mikel J. Stoops
Trustee (Shawnee, KS)
Bro. Ralph W. Streit
Trustee (Larned, KS)
W∴Donald W. Wheeler
Trustee (Fort Scott, KS)
R∴W∴Douglas L. Wilkinson
Trustee (Belleville, KS)


Bro. Robert A. Shively, CAE, CFRE
Executive Director
Sylvia M. Obaya
Accounting Manager
Lynne M. Diehl
Administrative Secretary

Support the Foundation

Help to expand Masonic philanthropy within our state by donating to the Kansas Masonic Foundation.