Pawnee is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Commissioners of the ten counties served by Pawnee. Board members and alternates are appointed to three-year terms by their respective County Commissions.

Clay County:   Ed Koehler (Vice Chair); Fadia Hamadah (Alternate)  
Cloud County: 
Geary County: Andrea Mace (Secretary); Joy Davis
Jewell County: Karen Boden, Steve Greene
Marshall County:  April Todd
Mitchell County: Kathy Webster (Chair); Terry Bailey
Pottawatomie County: Todd Willert, Travis Altenhofen, Lisa Kenworthy (Alternate)
Republic County: Elizabeth (Leanne) DeJoia; Sharon Segerhammar, Melvin Jeardoe (Alternate)
Riley County: Anne, Browne, Jim Flynn (Treasurer)
Washington County: Anita Bott; Mary Tate, Scott Zabokrtsky (Alternate)
Board Appointments: Stan Wilson

Foundation Board

Kyle Bauer

Robbin Cole (Pawnee Mental Health Services Executive Director)

Tyler Darnell -  President

Seth Gordon

Heather Peterson

Jeff Pfannenstiel - Secretary/Treasurer

Wayne Sloan

Terri Wahle

Tresa Weaver

Kathy Webster - Governing Board Liaison


Pawnee is directed by an Executive Director who works with a Management Team of Program Directors who are responsible for administrative and clinical program services
across all ten counties served by Pawnee.

Left to Right: Cindy Wichman, Chief Operating Officer, Craig Poe, Human Resources Director, Rita  Hoelscher, Quality Director, Matthew Myers, Crisis Services Director,  Meredith Schottler, Community Services Director, Robert Hanson, Chief Financial Officer;  Robbin Cole, Executive Director. 

Pawnee is dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients.  If you would like to make a comment, complaint or compliment on any of the services you received from Pawnee Mental Health Services please contact our Quality Director at  (785) 587-4300.


Non-Discrimination Statement:
Pawnee Mental Health Services does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Ability to Pay Policy:
It is our policy to provide essential services regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.
Discounts are available to individuals without health insurance and are offered based upon poverty federal guidelines.