National Foster Care Month image of family on the lawn.

The Public Policy and Management Center (PPMC) provides full-service management and logistical support for professional associations in the areas of membership, board support, professional conferences, marketing, website and more. Currently, the PPMC is establishing the Kansas Caregivers Support Network to support meaningful representation and a voice for relative, foster and kinship families.


As we celebrate National Public Works Week (NPWW) I extend a hearty Thank You to my fellow colleagues who serve in Public Works & Utilities in Wichita and throughout the country!

Zoom meeting with text that reads working from home fatigue.

Working from home when it’s your idea and working from home when it’s someone else’s idea are two very different things...

Rakeman working hard.

Letter to the Editor....Bruckner family lore dictates that spreading mulch around plants and trees in one of the worst household chores there is. So imagine my surprise to find my gleeful eight-year-old in the truck bed, joyfully announcing, “I’m Rakeman. It’s a huge promotion. I didn’t even have a title last year.”