Management Team

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.

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Executive Director – Robbin Waldner Cole, LSCSW – Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4300


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Assistant Director/Clinical Director – Karen Smothers, LSCSW- Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4300


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Chief Financial Officer – Robert Hanson – Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4300












Human Resources Director– Stephanie Burdett, BS, MS- Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4300


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Medical Services Director – Padma Lassi, M.D.- Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4300


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Emergency Services Director– Jeremy Boyle, Ph.D. – Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4300


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Community Services Director– Shelli Schottler, LMSW– Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4361


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Therapy and Recovery Services Director Adam McCaffrey,  LSCSW, LAC– Manhattan Phone: 785-587-4315