WenDee also helps coordinate the conferences, workshops, and Explorer activities of the Kansas Sampler Foundation and serves as hostess for all functions at the Kansas Sampler Center.
Born and raised in Tribune, WenDee has two daughters and four grandchildren.
Director, Finney County Convention & Tourism Bureau
2000 - 2005
Special Events Director / Travel Information Center Coordinator
1993 - 1997
Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
1988 - 1993
Garden City Community College, Garden City, KS
1974 - 1975
San Dieguito High School, Encinitas, California
1970 - 1974
Greeley County High School, Tribune, KS
2019 - Paul & Pat Phillips Award Distinguished Service to Geography from Kansas Geographic Alliance.
2018 - Huck Boyd Leader of the Year Award for outstanding performance in tourism.
2014 - Kansas' Finest Award from Kansas! Magazine. Researching every city in Kansas and writing a Kansas guidebook