Timothy A. Berggren
Ft. Hays State Univ.
Ed Klumpp (Chair)
Riley Co, Ret.
KACP Legislative Committee Responsibilities
The legislative committee shall work closely with any KACP identified lobbyist to identify and compile all legislative issues of interest to law enforcement.
Members shall establish and maintain contacts within the system of government to further the legislative interests of the Association.
Members shall, when available, provide testimony before the Legislature or committees thereof as appropriate.
The committee Chairman shall communicate and coordinate the Association’s legislative agenda with other law enforcement associations, to include:
Kansas Peace Officers’ Association
Kansas Sheriffs’ Association
Kansas County and District Attorneys’ Association.
The committee chairman shall inform the Board and general membership of the Association’s legislative agenda and seek input for the coming session.
The chairman shall assist in the planning of the annual Legislative conference as appropriate.
The committee chairman shall work closely with any identified KACP lobbyist to coordinate testimony by Association members at hearings of concern to KACP.
The committee chairman shall represent the Association, using independent judgment, in addressing legislative issues where the Board, General Membership or committee cannot be consulted in advance.
Todd Ackerman (Chair)
Ft. Hays State University
Valley Center, Ret.
Bob Sage (Vice Chair)
JCCC Public Safety
KACP Finance Committee Responsibilities
The Finance Committee shall make recommendations to the Board on programs, projects and major financial proposals.
The committee shall evaluate the current year budget and make recommendations to the Board on the proposed budget for the coming year. Such proposals shall be presented at the Board meeting of the Fall Conference each year.
The committee may assist and evaluate fund raising efforts and recommendations.
The committee shall ensure that an annual audit of the Association’s financial records is conducted by a professional accounting firm.
The committee shall make recommendations to the Board concerning budget modifications during the course of the fiscal year.
The committee shall research and make recommendations to the Board regarding investment of KACP funds.
Todd Ackerman, Chair
Newton PD (Ret.)
Fort Hays State PD
Newton PD (Ret.)
Westwood PD (Ret.)
Hays PD (Ret.)
KU Med PD
Kansas State University PD
KACP Awards Committee Responsibilities
The Awards committee is responsible for defining KACP awards criteria for approval by the Board.
The committee shall annually send out notices to solicit for nominations for the annual awards.
The committee shall review all nominations and determine which award is appropriate for each nomination, if any.
The committee shall notify the agency of each nominee regarding the outcome of the nominations. The committee shall also provide all appropriate and necessary information to the agency of each prospective award recipient regarding the time and location of the Awards program and housing and ticket arrangements.
The committee shall arrange for the acquisition of all awards and certificates as appropriate. The committee shall also provide information to be printed in the Banquet program.
The committee shall be responsible for preparation of the script and overseeing, coordinating and conducting the activities of the annual Awards Program ceremony.
The committee shall be responsible for making arrangements for photographing of the individual award presentations and shall send each award recipient a photo of his or her presentation.
|Ron Brown||Topeka Public Schools|
|James Bryan||Butler Community College|
|Ron Gould (Chair)||KLETC|
|Mark Hephner||Valley Center|
|Jim Hostetler||St. Marys|
|Ed Howell||Ft. Hays State Univ.|
|John Merchant||Brown Co.|
|Ronald Miller||Topeka (Ret.)|
|Greg Neis||Baldwin City|
|Adam Sayler||St. John|
|Matt Simpson||Potawatomi Tribal|
|Ken Sissom||JCCC Public Safety|
|Mark Thompson||South Hutchinson|
|Shawn Walker||Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation|
KACP Training Committee Responsibilities
- The Training Committee shall identify relevant training topics and issues and determine the most appropriate settings for the instructional sessions.
- The committee shall identify a basic plan and general schedule for providing regional training sessions on contemporary law enforcement issues.
- The committee shall work with other law enforcement associations to develop and conduct joint training and lecture programs as appropriate.
- The committee shall develop and coordinate a training program for new police administrators. The committee shall work with KLETC to develop a Kansas Police Administrators Seminar to be conducted each summer.
- The committee is responsible for identifying training topics and instructors for KACP conferences and other training sessions.
Chief Gordon Ramsay
Captain Jimmie Atkinson
Chief Danny Thayer
Chief Darrell Atteberry
Bel Aire PD
Chief Dennis Butler
Chief Brad Nelson
Captain Chris Kostelac
Chief Adam Sayler
St John PD