Kansas Banker - September 2018

l e a d i n g a d v o c a t e f o r t h e b a n k i n g i n d u s t r y i n k a n s a s 16 HONORING CHUCK STONES’ 32 YEARS OF SERVICE AT THE KANSAS BANKERS ASSOCIATION Mike Stevens (Centera Bank, Sublette), Chuck Stones, and Dave Brownback (Citizens State Bank, Ellsworth). Chuck with his wife Sandy. Senator Jerry Moran makes a surprise appearance on Friday evening, with plenty of accolades for Chuck and his 32 years serving Kansas bankers. Chuck and Sandy Stones sit back and enjoy the “Chuck Roast” event. Kent Needham, Ron Johnson and Mike Stevens roast Chuck Stones at his retirement dinner on Friday evening. KBA staff enjoy the bittersweet evening as they prepare to send their leader on to a much-deserved retirement. Pictured are Alex and Sydney Orel, Becky and Joe Tongish; and Kathy Taylor and Tony Nemac. Chuck Stones reflects on his years as KBA president. EMCEE Ron Johnson keeps the program moving with a few quips of his own.