District Administration

Our Motto

Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world.

The Geary County Schools USD 475 District Administration is made up of a team of professionals with a vast amount of experience in technology, innovation, and relationships. The Superintendent of Schools provides leadership for the district and works with the Devin Center Team (DC Team) to provide first class programs, education, and processes to Geary County Schools students and staff.

This DC Team is made up of Executive Directors for Student Support Services, Communications, Innovation and Technology, Special Education, Human Resources, and Teaching and Learning. The team also includes the Chief Operations Officer, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. It is overseen by the Superintendent and the Associate Superintendent. Members of the DC Team lead departments in their field and provide support and assistance to both students and staff within the Geary County Schools community.

Dr. Corbin Witt

Dr. Corbin Witt

Superintendent

CorbinWitt@usd475.org
785-717-4007

The Superintendent of Schools oversees the operation of the district. His role also allows him to visit schools in order to monitor operations and interact with students and staff. The Superintendent provides guidance and direction to the district.

Tina Kausler

Tina Kausler

Assistant to the Superintendent

TinaKausler@usd475.org
785-717-4007

The Assistant to the Superintendent manages the calendar for the Superintendent, his travel, and dictates meetings. She is also the Clerk to the Board of Education.

Dr. Beth Hudson

Dr. Beth Hudson

Associate Superintendent

BethHudson@usd475.org
785-717-4030

The Associate Superintendent directs the work of the Teaching and Learning Team. The T & L Team works to provide the support for teachers and staff across the district with instructional resources and materials, as well as outstanding professional learning opportunities.

Luan Sparks

Luan Sparks

Director of Student Support Services

LuanSparks@usd475.org
785-717-4029

The Executive Director for Student Support Services serves as a resource and support for special programs, as well as a liaison for parent communications.​

David Wild

David Wild

Chief Operations Officer

DavidWild@usd475.org
785-717-4049

The Chief Operations Officer oversees the Business Department which manages the Business Department, Facilities, and the maintenance of buildings. He ensures all facilities are up to code and maintained properly.

Karl DeArmond

Karl DeArmond

Chief Information Officer

KarlDeArmond@usd475.org
785-717-4070

The Chief Information Officer manages all technology for the district. This includes but is not limited to servers, employee technology, student technology, and Internet service. ​

Marilee Fredricks

Marilee Fredricks

Chief Financial Officer

MarileeFredricks@usd475.org
785-717-4050

The Chief Financial Officer manages the Fiscal Services Department that is comprised of three functional areas 1) financial, budget, and debt reporting, 2) accounts payable and receivable management, and 3) fiscal compliance and data reporting.

Mat Droge

Mat Droge

Executive Director of Communication Services

MatthewDroge@usd475.org
785-717-4066

The Executive Director of Communication Services serves as the official school spokesperson and Freedom of Information Officer and works with or oversees print, broadcast, and social media to highlight the many accomplishments of Geary County Schools. ​

Greg Lumb

Greg Lumb

Executive Director of Innovation and Technology

GregoryLumb@usd475.org
785-717-6622

The Executive Director of Innovative Instruction & Technology is a director on the Teaching and Learning team and oversees Math, Science and Technology Integration for USD 475 K-12 classrooms. Additionally, he has oversight of several of the district’s grant programs.

Rebekah Helget

Rebekah Helget

Executive Director of Special Education

RebekahHelget@usd475.org
785-717-4091

The Executive Director of Special Education oversees the special education department, as well, provides support to parents when they have questions and concerns about Elementary students. ​

Mona Manley

Mona Manley

Executive Director of Human Resources

MonaManley@usd475.org
785-717-4010

The Executive Director of Human Resources manages the employment and employment process for the district. All employee matters are directed to Human Resources such as payroll, employment verification, and retirement.

Pam Irwin

Pam Irwin

Executive Director of Teaching and Learning

PamIrwin@usd475.org
785-717-4027

The Executive Director of Teaching and Learning facilitates programs and services to assist school leadership in the implementation of a systematic approach to improving education and learning for all children.