Gary L Sechrist – KASB Leadership Services Field Specialist
Mr. Gary L. Sechrist is the KASB Leadership Services Field Specialist. Mr. Sechrist has been in educational leadership since 1992 and has served as both a building level and district level administrator throughout his career. He was named Superintendent of Promise in 2010 and was honored as the MetLife Principal of the Year in 2006. Mr. Sechrist has served on numerous educational committees and has presented around the nation on topics focused on leadership and education. Mr. Sechrist’s most recent experience was at Lyons USD 405, where he served first as building principal and then superintendent. Mr. Sechrist received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Fort Hays State University. Mr. Sechrist is in his first year with KASB.
KASB is a not-for-profit organization located in Topeka, Kansas and dedicated to serving members of governing boards for unified school districts, community colleges, area vocational-technical schools and cooperatives, interlocals and regional service centers.
- Provide a culture of collaboration and service.
- Be a voice of public education.
- Improve student education outcomes.
KASB is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of school board members from throughout Kansas. The Board meets five times each year, with day-to-day operations of the association assigned to the staff.