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Guide to Government

Who are our elected representatives?

Names and Contacts for National, State, and Local Leaders

Guide to Government

Guide to Government 2017

Be Informed◄ Be Involved◄ Register ◄

VOTE!Your Vote Counts! Write to Congress

To Register to Vote You Must:

Be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Kansas.
Present proof of citizenship (such as a U.S. birth certificate)
Be at least age 18 before the next election.
Have received final discharge from imprisonment, parole, or conditional release if convicted of a felony.
Have abandoned your former residence and/or name.
Present an acceptable form of identification and a picture ID to vote.

Applications are available from the County Clerk, 110 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS, 66502, or from the KS Secretary of State website: http://www.kssos.org. Completed forms must be received by the County Clerk at least 15-days prior to the election.


Information produced by the League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization that promotes political responsibility through informed and active citizen participation in government.

(copyright 2017, LWV Manhattan/Riley County)

Local Legislators Enjoy Meeting the Public, September 6, 2014

National Leadership

Federal Elected Officials

President Donald Trump
Web: http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Email: comments@whitehouse.gov
Phone: (202) 456-1111
FAX: (202) 456-2461
TTY/TDD Comments: (202) 456-6213

U.S. Senate
Find contact information and websites for U.S. Senators at: http://www.senate.gov

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran
Web: http://moran.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/
Email Senator Moran through his website
Washington, DC Office
354 Russell Senate Office Bldg
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6521
Fax: (202) 228-6966
Manhattan Office: (785) 539-8973

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts

Washington, D.C. Office: 109 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-1605 Phone: 202-224-4774 Fax: 202-224-3514 Topeka, KS Office: Frank Carlson Federal Bldg. 444 SE Quincy - Room 392 Topeka, KS 66683 Phone: (785) 295-2745 Fax: (785) 235-3665 e-mail

U.S. House of Representatives

Find contact information and websites for U.S. Representative at: http://www.house.gov/Welcome.shtml

Representative Roger W. Marshall
1st District


Web: https://marshall.house.gov/


Email Rep. Marshall through his website


Washington, DC Office


312 Cannon

House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

State Leadership

State Elected Officials

Governor Sam Brownback
Web: https://governor.ks.gov/home
Email Governor Brownback through the website.
Capitol, 300 SW 10th Ave., Ste. 212S
Topeka, KS 66612-1590
Phone: 1-877-KSWORKS (1-877-579-6757)
Local: 785-296-3232
For the Hearing Impaired: 1-800-766-3777

Kansas Senate Find district maps and websites for all senators and representatives at: http://www.kslegislature.org

Tom Hawk
District 22
2600 Woodhaven Ct
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 537-8000
Topeka Phone: (785) 296-7360
Email: hawk@senate.state.ks.us

Kansas House of Representatives Find district map and web sites for all Senators and Representatives at: http://www.kslegislature.org

Sydney Carlin
District 66
1650 Sunny Slope Lane
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 539-6612
Topeka Phone: (785) 296-7657
Email: carlin@house.state.ks.us

Tom Phillips
District 67
1530 Barrington Drive
Manhattan, KS 66503
Phone: (785) 537-2194
opeka Phone: (785) 296-6014
Email: phillips@house.state.ks.us

Ron Highland
District 51
27487 Wells Creek Rd.
Wamego, KS 66547
Phone: (785) 456-9799
Topeka Phone: (785) 296-7310
Email: ron.highland@house.ks.gov.

Riley County Leadership

Riley County Officials
http://www.rileycountyks.gov
County commission meetings are open to the public and are held every Monday and Thursday. Contact all the commissioners by email at bocc@rileycountyks.gov

County Commissioners (Term ends)

Ben Wilson/(January 2019)
District 1, Vice Chair
Email

Cell: 785-410-5244
Work: 785-565-6214

Marvin Rodriguez District 2

Vice Chair

Email P.O. Box 166

1288 Westloop

Manhattan, KS 66502

Cell: 785-307-8723 Work: 785-537-6357

Ron Wells (January 2017)
District 3
Home: (785) 537-1001
Business: 565-6213
Email: rwells@rileycountyks.gov

County Officers

Riley County Clerk: Rich Vargo
537-6301

Riley County Treasurer: Shilo Heger
537-6320

Riley County Attorney: Barry Wilkerson
537-6390

Riley County Appraiser: Greg McHenry
537-6310

Riley County Health Dept: Brenda Nickel
776-4779

Riley County Register of Deeds: Debra Regester
785-537-6340

Riley County Police Department: Brad Schoen
537-2112x2190

Riley County Crime Stoppers:
539-7777

City of Manhattan Leadership

City Of Manhattan


http://www.cityofmhk.com

The City Commission's legislative meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. They are broadcast live on Channel 3 and webcast on the City's website.
Agendas, minutes, & other news can be found on the website. You can also sign up for e-mail notifications. Contact city commissioners directly or through the City Manager's Office.

Current Commissioners:

Karen McCulloh
mcculloh@cityofmhk.com
Home: (785) 776-6854

Usha Reddi Mayor
reddi@cityofmhk.com
Home: (785) 587-0798
Work: (785) 587-2080

Wynn Butler
butlerw@cityofmhk.com
Home: (785) 539-1979
Work: (785) 877-620-6606 ext. 717

Linda Morse
morse@cityofmhk.com
Home: 785-776-6140

<Mike Dodson
dodson@cityofmhk.com
785-537-7577

City Officers

City Manager: Ron Fehr
fehr@cityofmhk.com
City of Manhattan
1101 Poyntz Ave.
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Work: (785) 587-2404

Planning & Zoning:Eric Cattell
587-2412

Code Services: Brad Claussen
587-4506

Landlord/Tenant Info:
587-2443

Development: Karen Davis
587-2412

Finance: Bernie Hayen
587-2465

Public Works: Rob Ott
587-2415

Parks & Rec:
587-2757

Utilities:
587-4530 After hours: 587-4550

Housing Authority:
776-8588

Animal Shelter:
587-2783

Manhattan USD #383 School Board and District Leadership

USD 383 Board of Education


http://www.usd383.org

The Board of Education meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. Public comment is invited at the beginning of each meeting. You must complete a form in order to speak.
Board of Education meetings are televised on local cable channel 20.

Current Board Members

Marcia Rozell President
537-3030
mrozell383@gmail.com

Aaron Estabrook , Vice President
341-7591
aaron.estabrook@yahoo.com

David Colburn
537-0485
nelsoncolburn@yahoo.com

Darell Edie
539-1904
darellje4@gmail.com

Leah Fliter
587-9438
leahfliter50@gmail.com

Curt Herman,
770-8613
mailme@curtherman.com

Pat Hudgins (2017)
587-9242
usd383.hudgins@gmail.com

Email all board members at: boe@manhattan.k12.ks.us

Unified School District Offices, #383, Manhattan, Kansas
785-587-2000

Superintendent: Bob Shannon
587-2000

Board Clerk: Diane Dennison
587-2000