Regional Conference Speaker
Student Council


2017 Advisory Workshop Team Building Presenters

Eugene Allyn
Eugene Allyn - Valley Center, HS - Eugene Allyn has been the Chemistry teacher at Valley Center High school for 12 years, after graduating from Bethany College in Lindsborg. Eugene coaches Robotics, and has sponsored Link Crew and Student Council for the last 10 years. He also assists with Debate, and is the voice you hear mispronouncing your kids name during soccer games at Valley. Eugene has been a senior counselor at KSHSAA Summer leadership camp for the last 3 years. Eugene’s session will be on tips and tricks for pulling off a great dance, and how to run an engaging pep rally.



Heather Bergmann
Heather Bergmann - Minneapolis, HS - Heather Bergmann is in her 4th year as a Chemistry and Physical Science teacher at Minneapolis High School after graduation from the University of Kansas. Heather coaches junior high girls basketball and assists with junior high volleyball and high school track & field at Minneapolis High School as well as working with Student Council. Heather has been a senior counselor at the KSHSAA Summer Leadership Workshop for the past 4 years and served as a Junior Counselor in 2009. Heather’s session will be on using Google for communication or keeping and motivating members.



Lori Kiblinger
Lori Kiblinger - Chanute, KS - Lori has been involved in Student Council since she was in middle school, which was a really long time ago. She was able to get into Student Council advising when offered the opportunity at Fredonia High School in 1981, and has been involved in some aspect of advising and teaching leadership ever since. She has served on the KSHSAA Student Council Workshop staff as a senior counselor for 36 years. Currently, she is the principal at Royster Middle School in Chanute.
Lori’s session is School Culture 101, and the goal is to give advisors positive ways to improve the culture in their buildings.



Sara Wilson
Sara Wilson - Derby, KS - Sara Wilson has been the Chemistry Teacher at her alma mater for fourteen years and the Student Council Advisor at Derby High School in Derby, Kansas, for the last five. Under her direction, the Derby High School Student Council established the Panther Leadership Academy, which is a 3-day leadership workshop for 3rd through 6th graders. Sara and Derby High School have served as a host for many KSHSAA Regional Conferences and has been a huge support of the KSHSAA Summer Leadership Workshop by sending students each and every year, with many of them returning as Junior Councilors. Sara’s session will be on “The Next Generation of Leaders” and will address mentoring and leadership training programs your student council can implement to help develop your current leaders and build for the future.



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