Kauffman Museum Staff

Andi Schmidt Andres

Acting Director

Chuck Regier

Curator of Exhibits

David Kreider

Museum Technician

Kristin Schmidt

Museum Assistant

Rebecca Schrag

Exhibition Assistant

Volunteer Professionals

Dianne Epp, Collections Processing

Rachel Pannabecker, Special Projects

Karen Schlabaugh, Collections Data Entry

Loretta Wiens, Membership Records

Bob Simmons, Master Gardener

Constance Gehring, Herb Gardener

Constance Gehring & Rosie Gehring, Flower Gardeners

Museum Student Assistants

Nathan Garber, Bethel College ’22, Newton, Kansas

Adam Sigwing, Bethel College ’21, Halstead, Kansas
Addie Regier, Bethel College ’22, Newton, Kansas

Board of Directors

Rosalind Andreas, Board President,
Retired University Administrator

Donna BeckerRetired Teacher & Administrator

Barbara BuntingCommunity Volunteer

Kendra BurkeyOwner, Salted Creamery 

Rachel Epp BullerAssociate Professor of Visual Arts & Design, Bethel College

Evan Fast, Account Supervisor, Signal Theory

Donna FriesenRetired Methodist Minister

Steve FriesenPartner, Friesen-Dakin Museum Consulting

Julian Gonzalez-SalamancaDirector of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Bethel College

David Haury, Board Secretary, Retired Archivist

Sondra KoontzRetired College Administrator

Johann Reimer, Paint Production Manager, AGCO


Katie SchmidtGrounds Manager & Horticulturist, Dyck Arboretum

Cindy Wiens, Attorney, Adrian & Pankratz


Andi Schmidt AndresActing Director, Kauffman Museum

Robert Milliman Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bethel College


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North Newton, KS 67117
Across from the main campus of
Bethel College


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