Board Members

Monte Abell
Monte AbellPresident
Monte has been President of the PHAE Board of Directors since the planning stages. Monte is employed by Farmers National Bank in Phillipsburg as Senior Vice President. He holds a B.A. in Business and Economics and has been involved in the banking industry since 1975. His favorite things about Prairie Horizon are the people involved and the positive impact the plant has on the Phillipsburg community.
Denis Miller
Denis MillerSecretary
Denis has been with PHAE since its’ inception in 2003. He graduated with a B.S. degree in Accounting from Fort Hays State University. Denis is a partner at Mapes and Miller CPAs with offices in Norton, Phillipsburg, Stockton, Quinter and Wakeeny. Notably active, Miller also serves as Chair of Fort Hays’ Foundation Board of Trustees, is a Fort Hays Alumni Board member, serves on numerous KSCPA committees as well as his involvement in our local Chamber, Main Street, Rotary and the First Christian Church.
Dan Heinze
Dan HeinzeTreasurer
Dan has been with Prairie Horizon since 2006 as a representative of the Morgan Foundation. Dan is owner and agent with Mid-America Real Estate in Phillipsburg, KS. He is actively involved in the Phillipsburg community and enjoys playing golf and visiting children and grandchildren in his spare time.
Calvin Schemper
Calvin SchemperBoard Member
Calvin has been a part of PHAE since the start! Calvin has served on numerous Prairie Horizon committees including the water and risk management committees. As a farmer/rancher much of his life, Calvin knows the value of hard work and commitment.
Rick Jarvis
Rick JarvisBoard Member
Rick has been a part of Prairie Horizon since its inception. He has served on several PHAE committees including the Purchasing committee, Research and Development committee, Risk Management, and Scientek. Rick attended a vo tech at a young age, drove truck for almost a decade but has farmed a majority of his life. Rick is a member of the Phillipsburg Airport Advisory committee.
Dave VanderGriend
Dave VanderGriendBoard Member
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Lloyd Culbertson
Lloyd CulbertsonBoard Member
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Rodger VanLoenen
Rodger VanLoenenBoard Member
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Jeffrey Levin
Jeffrey LevinBoard Member
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