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K-State Athletics, Inc – Ahearn Fund
1800 College Avenue, Suite 138 | Bramlage Coliseum
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 888-232-9074 or 785-532-5282

Ahearn Fund Staff

Laird Veatch

Executive Associate Athletics Director
Chad Weiberg

Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development

Lon Floyd

Assistant AD / Development Events
Mike Clark

Senior Director of Development

Alex Kringen

Senior Director of Development / Annual Giving
Josh McCowan

Associate Director of Development

Eric Buda

Assistant Director / Annual Giving
Jennifer Schulte

Assistant Director of Development

Matt Giller

Assistant Director of Development
Katie Larson

Gift Processing Assistant

Blair DeBord

Graduate Assistant, Ahearn Fund
Tony Sargent

Graduate Assistant, Donor Engagement

Ahearn Fund Hospitality Staff

Susan Shipman

Director of Hospitality and Special Events
Chelsey Barnes

Assistant Director of Hospitality and Special Events

Maddie Westman

Events & Hospitality Graduate Assistant

Special Recognition

Intercollegiate Athletics President’s Advisory Committee

Athletics Representatives
John Currie - Director of Athletics
Jill Shields - Associate AD/Senior Women’s Administrator

Faculty Representatives
Betsy Cauble - Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Melody LeHew - Apparel, Textiles & Interior Design
Phillip Marzluf - English
Kenneth Hughey - Special Education & Counseling

Alumni Members
Barbara Bachman [Centralia, Kan.]
Earl McVicker [Hutchinson, Kan.]

Student Members
Jonathan Bahmani [Kansas City, Mo.]
Libby Queen [Lawrence, Kan.]

Alumni Board Representative
Roger McClellan [Wichita, Kan.]

Foundation Representative
Kevin Lockett [Kansas City, Mo.]

K-State Athletics, Inc. Board of Directors

John Currie
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer [CEO]
Director of Athletics

Bruce Shubert
Vice President of Administration & Finance

Pat Bosco
Vice President of Student Life/
Dean of Students

Jackie Hartman
Director of Community Relations
Assistant to the President

April Mason
Provost and Senior Vice President

Be Stoney
Faculty Athletic Representative

K-State Athletics, Inc. Ahearn Fund Advisory Group

John Blackwell [Larned, Kan.]
Tim Blake [Shawnee, Kan.]
Jerry Boettcher [Manhattan, Kan.]
Jerry Braden [Manhattan, Kan.]
Zac Burton [Manhattan, Kan.]
Tara Cupps [Wichita, Kan.]
Terry Cupps [Wichita, Kan.]
Cody Foster [Topeka, Kan.]
Mary Ice [Westlake, Texas]
Bill Keller [Pratt, Kan.]
Roger McClellan [Wichita, Kan.]
Alan Parker [Manhattan, Kan.]
Charlotte Schartz [Manhattan, Kan.]
Barry Schartz [Manhattan, Kan.]
Paul Stephenson [Wichita, Kan.]
Brandon Vering [Greenleaf, Kan.]
Chase Wilson [Leawood, Kan.]

The Ahearn Fund Advisory Group consists of loyal Ahearn Fund members and represents a variety of giving levels. This group meets 3 to 4 times per year to discuss current policies and issues related to the Ahearn Fund and K-State Athletics.

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