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Jane Corman Anderson grew up in Minneapolis Kansas amid a childhood filled with outdoor experiences; hiking the prairie, swimming in ponds, and canoeing on the Solomon River. After high school she graduated from Marymount College with a degree in Theater and English. She has spent over fifteen years in advancement work at both Kansas Wesleyan University and Bethany College. Jane has enjoyed living in Salina with her husband Brad for over 35 years. Since childhood her love of nature has never wavered, and she is an avid gardener. One of Jane’s greatest joys in her life was to introduce her children to nature, and now she enjoys doing the same for her grandchildren.

Board of Directors

A dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer board of directors guides the Friends of the River Foundation’s strategic direction. Members are eligible to serve up to two consecutive three-year terms.

Dr. Brad Stuewe, President

Shannon Buchanan, Vice President

Melissa Bixby, Treasurer

Dr. Curtis Stevens, Secretary

Gustaf Applequist

Lloyd Davidson

Melissa Ivey

Tom Hemmer

Tom Martin

Dr. Jeff Rapp

Dee Warren