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KWORCC Trustees

Sandy Barton

Sandy Barton has worked for Stanton County since 1987, beginning with 13 years in the Treasurer’s office. She started in Clerk’s office in 2000 and became County Clerk in 2008. She has two married daughters and 2 very active grandsons. She enjoys reading, watching movies, cross stitching and gardening. She was elected to the Board in 2015


Linda ButtronLinda Buttron has served on the KWORCC Board since 2000. She currently holds the office of County Clerk and Election Officer for Jefferson County. She has served as County Clerk since 2000 but has worn many hats around the County, including tax clerk, appraiser’s office, road and bridge and information technology director. Linda has two grown children and a granddaughter. She and her husband own a farm in the northern part of the County. Linda believes in serving her constituents by "Doing the right thing" and "Doing more than is expected."


Gary Caspers

Gary Caspers is a lifelong resident of Kansas. He moved to Concordia in 1989 and was recently elected to his third term as Cloud County Commissioner. He is married, and he and his wife Sheila have two children and two grand children. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys reading and studying American history, especially the old west and civil war eras. Gary joined the KWORCC Board in 2013.


Michelle GarrettMichelle Garrett is a career employee in the Morris County Clerk’s office with four years as deputy, and over 35 years as county clerk. Michelle has been a member of the KWORCC Board of Trustees since January, 2003, and is proud to be a part of a group that is for and about Kansas counties. Michelle enjoys her young granddaughter, Kaylani Kay, college basketball and Wysocki jigsaw puzzles.



Stan McEvoyStan McEvoy was born in Oberlin, KS and raised on a small farm in Rawlins County of Northwest Kansas where he learned the meaning of hard work and dedication. He served eight years on the Oberlin City Council, four years as Council President, before running and being elected Decatur County Commissioner in 2006. Stan is chairman of the Decatur County Commission. He joined the KWORCC Board in 2013.

Rob RobertsRob Roberts has been a Miami County Commissioner since 2008 and has served on many local boards over the years. He is currently the Chief elected official for Southeast Kansas Works and is also a member of the Kansas Works State Board, Mid America Regional Council board of directors and a KAC board member and was a former chairman of the Kansas County Commissioner Association. Rob and his wife Marilyn have one daughter and three grandchildren.  He was elected to represent the Southeast District on the KWORCC Board of Trustees at the KWORCC 2015 Annual Meeting.


Wayne Wilt was appointed to the KWORCC Board of Trustees in 2019.  Serving his third term for District 1 of Cowley County, Wayne also serves on the Work Force Alliance Board.  He was born and raised in Winfield, Kansas and after graduating Winfield High School, he joined the Army, serving for more than three years.  Next, Wayne attended Cowley Junior College (now Cowley County Community College), where he earned his AA in accounting.  Upon graduation Mr. Wilt joined the local Ford dealership where he was parts-department manager for 13 years.  In 1975, Mr. Wilt joined Albright Insurance Agency and has spent more than 40 years working with insurance clients as a professional insurance agent.  Wayne and his wife Karen raised three sons.  Besides insurance work, public office and community service, Wayne spends time with nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, three horses and numerous barn cats.




KWORCC Officers - 2019

President: Sandy Barton

Vice-President: Rob Roberts

Secretary: Linda M. Buttron

Controller: Michelle Garrett




KWORCC Committees - 2019


Personnel Committee:

 Stan McEvoy, Chair

Michelle Garrett

Gary Caspers


Investment Committee:

Gary Caspers, Chair

Sandy Barton

Rob Roberts


Audit Committee:

Rob Roberts, Chair

Linda Buttron

Stan McEvoy