Bev Schmeidler, Barton County Assistant Deputy Clerk, recently completed the Sanborn Institute, a three-year institute covering professional development in public management, interpersonal skills and technical skills offered thru the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs, Wichita State University.
The Sanborn Institute certification requires completion of 100 clock hours of instruction divided between Public Administration (50 hours), Social/Interpersonal Issues (30 hours), and Technical Skills (20 hours).
The Sanborn Institute is designed to allow participants to accumulate hours in all three categories over a three-year cycle.
She graduated from the Wichita State University Sanborn Institute on May 2, to receive her Deputy County Clerk Certification.
She was awarded her plaque while attending the KCCEOA (Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Conference) in Wichita.
Schmeidler began her county employment in 1990. She worked Communications, the County Attorney’s Office, Engineering and Records before transferring to the County Clerk’s Office in 2013.
Bev and her husband Jim reside in Great Bend. They have two sons, Dallas and Marcus.