April Membership Meeting

April 23, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Olive Tree Venue
2929 N Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67226

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

                   11:30 am – Networking and Registration

                   11:45 am – 1:00 pm – Lunch and Program

 Location:  Olive Tree Venue


Caesar Salad

Chicken Marsala

Orzo Pasta with Asparagus & Peas

Rolls & Butter

Lemon Chantilly Cake Squares

Coffee - Iced Tea - Water

$18 Members/$21 Non-Members/$9 Students

For any special dietary requests please e-mail:  Janelle Leak at janelle.leak@fhr.com.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 19th at noon via the website at www.wichitaafwa.org by clicking on the Meetings link.   Please include in your reservation your name, if you are a member or non-member, and what organization you represent. If you are paying at the meeting cash or checks are the only accepted forms of payment.  

Please feel free to invite a guest 

Speaker Information: Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell

Personal and Business background

Mayor Longwell was born and raised in Wichita with five siblings. He was raised by a single mother on the west side. This gave him an appreciation for hard work, responsibility and set him up for a lifetime of
serving others.

His lifetime in Wichita and his service in nonprofit and government roles has given him great insight to both the history of a thriving Midwestern city and the long term needs of a community, including infrastructure investments which will allow for growth into the future.

Mayor Longwell raised three children in Wichita, and they continue to live in the area. His eldest, Angela, works with special needs students in the Maize schools. She is now in her eleventh year as a special needs Para. His eldest twin boy, Ryan, is an aerospace engineer working over nine years for NIAR (National Institute for Aviation Research) and the second twin, Bryan, is a geologist who just completed his Masters at Emporia State. He also plans to become a teacher.

Mayor Longwell started his career working fulltime in 1976 for a local, family-owned automotive business. By 1979, he had taken over as the Head of Operations. In 1983, he moved to a startup graphics company called Thermal Trade Graphics, overseeing five full time staff members. He grew his role into the General Manager Positon, and by 1995, the company employed over 75 people with a customer base that included all 50 states and some international business. The company was sold in 2008 and mayor Longwell started a small graphics company, Ad Astra Print Resources, which the Mayor ran until selling it in 2015.


Educational background

Attended West high School, class of 1977

Attended Wichita State University 


Political Background

Twelve years on Maize School Board ending in 2007, serving as President for two terms

Eight years on the Wichita City Council

Elected Mayor of Wichita in April of 2015

Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Janelle Leak at janelle.leak@fhr.com.  Please note that no cancellations can be made after the RSVP deadline.  Per chapter rules, if you register and do not attend, you will be charged the cost of the luncheon/dinner.  For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact Wichita Chapter Membership Director:


Membership Director:
Janelle Leak
Flint Hills Resources, LP      
4111 E. 37th St. N.
Wichita, KS 67220
janelle.leak @fhr.com

(316) 828-8831




CPE Information:

Program Title:  Economic Update
Learning Objectives & Program Content:  Technical  
Program Level: Basic
Program Prerequisites/Advance Preparation: None
Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live
Recommended Amount of CPE Credit: 1 credit hour





$18.00 Member Registration

$21.00 Non-Member Registration

$9.00 Student Registration