Branch Manager Senior Vice President/Investments at Stifel Nicolaus

Conservation Easement Coordinator

STEPHANIE MANESCONSERVATION EASEMENT COORDINATOR Get In Touch Stephanie Manes joined RTK in 2009 and is the coordinator of the first voluntary conservation offset project for a wind energy facility in the nation.  A graduate of Oklahoma State University (1999), she holds undergraduate and Master’s degrees in wildlife ecology and management and rangeland ecology.  Between 1999…

Associate Director

SAMANTHA WEISHAARASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Get In Touch Samantha Weishaar joined RTK as Associate Director in 2013. A graduate of Kansas State University (2012), she earned a Bachelor of Science in agriculture, majoring in agricultural communications and journalism.  At RTK Samantha focuses on public communications including digital and print media, website content and acts as event coordinator.

Executive Director

LYNN GENTINEEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Get In Touch Lynn Gentine joined RTK as Executive Director in April of  2019 and is responsible for professional leadership, management and growth of the organization. Raised in Little River, Kansas, she has pursued career opportunities across the United States including Las Vegas, Detroit and Montana in cultural resource management, the financial…

Tanja Harrison

Retired Elementary Teacher

Bill Eastman

Retired Executive Director Environmental, Westar Energy

Barth Crouch

Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition

Carrie Allison

Allison Land & Cattle

Tim Connell


Mike Collinge

Collinge Cattle Company