The Kansas District Judges Association, an organization open to all state district court judges, has elected officers for the fiscal year beginning July 1, it was announced in Topeka today.
Named president is Chief Judge Thomas Foster, 10th Judicial District, a one-county district consisting of Johnson County. Other officers include Judge Daniel Duncan, Wyandotte County District Court, president-elect; Chief Judge Michael Powers, 8th Judicial District, which includes Dickinson, Geary, Marion and Morris counties, secretary; and Chief Judge Patty Macke Dick, 27th Judicial District, a one-county district consisting of Reno County.
Outgoing president will be Judge Mike Keeley, Chief Judge of the 20th Judicial District, which includes Barton, Ellsworth, Rice, Russell, and Stafford counties. The new officers were elected at a recent statewide judges conference that was conducted in Wichita.