Board of Directors

The Heartland Community Foundation is operated by part time executive director and a volunteer board made up of local community members. Their dedication, knowledge, and passion for Ellis, Rooks and Trego Counties are what drives the Community Foundation.

Susan Bowles, Chair
Nikki Pfannenstiel, Vice-Chair & Co-Grant Chair
Dave Herl, Treasurer
Chris Sook, Secretary & Co-Grant Chair
Hardy Howard
Dr. Kendall Krug
Sally Lowry
Bob Muirhead
Brandon Prough
Christi Desormiers
Kathy Ramsay
Kelli Hansen

Recent News

Rooks County Strategic Doing June 19

  Rooks County’s next “Strategic Doing” will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 19, at RCHC Education Center, at the corner of U.S. 183 and Kansas Highway 18 in Plainville. The meeting will include information about writing strong grant proposals and how to secure funding from various available sources. This event is open to current Strategic Doing teams, as well as others in the community who would like to learn more about the projects and the process. During previous Strategic Doing meetings, participants have identified and prioritized community needs into five areas, which designated teams are now working to address. These[...]

Ellis County Strategic Doing on June 18

  Ellis County’s next “Strategic Doing” will be held at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 18, at The Press Restaurant in the Hadley Center, 230 East 8th Street, Hays. The meeting will include information about writing strong grant proposals and how to secure funding from various available sources. This event is open to current Strategic Doing teams, as well as others in the community who would like to learn more about the projects and the process. During previous Strategic Doing meetings, participants have identified and prioritized community needs into eight areas, which designated teams are now working to address. These areas include: Becoming[...]