Central Office Staff


Katie McBride, Ph.D. - Interim Executive Director & Director of Professional Affairs

Contact Katie for KPA board member and committee chair support, info about KPA leadership development and deepening your involvement in KPA or KPF, strategic planning, staffing, organizational policy, opportunities for community partnerships, or other issues not listed below.   

Office Hours: Office hours can vary
Contact at: [email protected]


Sarah Burress, Office Manager

Contact Sarah if you have questions about Continuing Education, the KPA Annual Convention, the KPF Spring Academic Conference, KPA or KPF board meeting or leadership retreat logistics, elections, contracts with external entities, or financials. 

Contact at: [email protected]



Samm Ownby, Marketing & Membership Coordinator

Contact Samm if you have questions about KPA or KPF website, KPA membership, social media, sponsorship opportunities, exhibiting, advertising, or marketing.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am - 3pm

Contact at: [email protected]


William Summay, Administrative Assistant

Contact William if you have questions about the KPA CE registry, KPA/KPF volunteer opportunities at events, and general questions about KPA or KPF.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am - 1pm

Contact at: [email protected]

CE Registry: [email protected]


Zizou, Chief Morale Officer

Contact Samm to make an appointment for morale-boosting! Zizou enjoys long walks, tennis balls, belly rubs, & milk bones!

Office Hours: Monday & Tuesdays: 9 am - 3 pm