Board Members

The KALAP Board is comprised of Kansas lawyers, judges, and law students. The Board is responsible for examining and establishing policy related to the execution of the LAP mission. The Board is also responsible for oversight of the operation of the Lawyer Assistance Program to achieve the purposes as outlined in Kansas Supreme Court Rule 233. The Board meets quarterly in a calendar year.

2020 KALAP Board Members

Amy Elliott (Chair)
Overland Park, KS

Bryan Smith (Vice Chair)
Topeka, KS 

Justin Barrett
Colby, KS

Jeb Benfer
Topeka, KS 

Lara Blake Bors
Garden City, KS

Honorable Ben Burgess, Jr. (Retired)
Wichita, KS

Chris Garcia
Wichita, KS

Emily Hartz
Lawrence, KS

Hon. Michael Hoelscher
Wichita, KS

Brian Leininger
Overland Park, KS

Sarah McKinnon
Hutchinson, KS

Lauren E. Reinhold
Topeka, KS

Cal K. Williams
Salina, KS