Friends of the Plains

Dinner Speakers History

 

2012     Erika Nelson, Folk Art Historian/ Aritst, Kansas Humanities Program

2011     Jennifer Haugh, Editor, Kansas Magazine

2010     Bob Gress, Photographer, Naturalist

2009     Jim Lehrer, Journalist

2008     Connie Dover, Singer/ Songwriter

2007     Marci Penner, Kansas Sampler, Executive Director

2006     Louis Copt, Kansas Artist

2005     Mike Hayden, Secretary of Wildlife & Parks; Former Kansas Governor

2004     Jim Richardson, National Geographic Photographer

2003     Bob Dyer, Missouri River Folklorist

2002     speaker, Mike Hoeflich, was ill and did not attend

2001     Sarah Jane Richter, English Professor, Panhandle University, OK

2000     Pete Shortridge, Geographer, University of Kansas

1999     David Dary, Author

1998     Tom Isern, Historian, North Dakota State University

1997     Dave Kendall, Producer/Director KTWU Sunflower Journeys

1996     Vicky Foth, Folk Singer, Kansas Humanities Program

1995     Bob Richmond, Historian, Kansas State Historical Society

1994     Tom Averill, as William Jennings Bryan Oleander, English Prof - Washburn

1993     Sara Tucker, Historian, Washburn University

1992     Ron McCoy, Historian, Emporia State University

1991     William Unrau, Historian, Wichita State University

1990     Don Coldsmith, Author

1989     Ramon Powers, Kansas State Historical Society, Executive Director

1988     John Lehman, as Fredrick Remington, Chautauqua

1987     Glenn Ohrlin, Cowboy Singer/ Folklorist

1986     Larry Hatteberg, Photojournalist, KAKE TV- Wichita

1985     Joe Snell, Kansas State Historical Society, Executive Director

1984     George Neavoll, Editor, Wichita Eagle

1983     Larry Hatteberg, Photojournalist, KAKE TV- Wichita

1982     Bob Bader, Author