Administration Directory

GENERAL INFORMATION - Phone: (316)554-2200

SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE - Phone: (316)554-2200
Jeff Hersh, Superintendent - Email: jhersh@usd261.com
Debbie Coleman, Executive Administrative Assistant - Email: dcoleman@usd261.com
Joe Zimmerman, District Office Receptionist

PERSONNEL - Phone: (316)554-2206
Gillian Macias, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources & Student Services
Kristan Walker, Certified Clerk
Heather Nichols, Classified Clerk
Beth Schutte RN, District Nurse

LEARNING SERVICES - Phone: (316)554-2205
Jennifer Reed, Assistant Superintendent for Learning Services
Krista Watson, K-12 Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator
Shenae Stein, K-12 Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Phone: (316)554-2222
Dr. Angie Karraker, Director
Amy Bedient, Assistant Director
Dana Collier, Secretary
Trisha Greenlee, Secretary
Elvia Barazza-Martinez, Physical Therapist
Mary Jo Borzelleri-Miller, Occupational Therapist
Shelly Stude, Occupational Therapist
Lindsey Yordy, Adapted Physical Education
Angie Hilt, Teacher of Students who are Visually Impaired (TSVI)

BUSINESS DEPARTMENT - Phone: (316)554-2201
Craig Ryan, Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance
Jennifer Shumaker, Lead Accounting Clerk
Jan Williams, Accounts Receivable and Employee Benefits
Courtnie Louia, Classified Payroll
Melinda Smith, Certified Payroll
Christy Long, Accounts Payable and Purchasing

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR  - Phone: (316)554-2200 
Adia Ludwig, Communications Director

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT - Phone: (316)554-2203
David Herbert, Director of Information Technology
Bret Long, Asst. Director of Information Technology
Misty Mockry, Website Coordinator
Som Choup, Systems Analyst I
Trinidy Boes, Systems Analyst I
Marion Barnes, Network Analyst I
Sam Carroll, Adv. PC Technician
D.J. Green, Adv. PC Technician
Kathy Walker, IT Secretary

EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER - Phone: (316)554-2233
250 E Grand
Amy Bedient, Director
Jennifer Schroeder, Secretary

SUPPORT SERVICES - Phone: (316)554-2200
1745 W Grand
Linda Long, Homeless/Foster Care Liaison

STUDENT BASED HEALTH CLINIC - Phone: (316)554-2317
1745 W Grand
Linda Long, Clinic Coordinator
Angela Windham, Secretary

FOOD SERVICES - Phone: (316)554-2219
132 Stewart
Gina Lee, Director
Laurann Latham, Secretary

DR. JOHN BURKE LEARNING CENTER - Phone: (316)554-2331 Fax: (316)554-2342
150 Stewart
Penny Schuckman, Director
Ashleigh Taylor, Secretary

OPERATIONS & FACILITIES - Phone: (316)554-2210
1745 W. Grand
B.J. Knudson, Executive Director
Freddy Robinson, Director of Facilities
Tammy Sanchez, Secretary

TRANSPORTATION - Phone: (316)554-2213
7337 S Meridian
Justin Bloomer, Director of Transportation