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ABOUT US

Who We Are

 

We are the professional society for radiologic technologists and medical imaging professionals in Kansas. We are an affiliate society of the ASRT and serve to advocate for the medical imaging professionals in health policy, education, and advancing modalities.

Our History

 

The Kansas Society of X-Ray Technicians was founded in 1936. The name was officially changed on July 1, 1964, to the Kansas Society of Radiologic Technologists. Myrtle Coates, RT, and Eleanor Wellborn, RT, authored "History of X-Ray Technology in Kansas 1896-1963." Coates and Wellborn explained that a group of seven technicians, headed by Cora McJilton, RT, in Hutchinson-Wichita area, began toying with the idea of forming a Kansas state society to be affiliated with the national group, and began meetings where they made plans for organization, in the summer of 1936. By October of that year, their group had elected the first KSXT officers, and were hard at work framing a constitution and by-laws, necessary procedure before final affiliation with the ASXT. An application for affiliation resulted in acceptance on November 5, 1936. From this humble beginning the society has been driven by the philosophy of the founders to serve our members, the community, and patients.

Our Mission

We advocate for medical imaging and radiologic science professionals by advancing professional practice and educational standards and providing leadership in health policy.  

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Board of Directors

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Katilyn Slaton

Chair of the Board

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Gale Brown

Past President

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Denise Orth

President

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Toni Caldwell

President-Elect

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Harmony Ibarra

Vice President

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Shanna Bennett

Secretary-Treasurer

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Jeskan McGovern

Director at Large

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Ashton Kahrs

Student Representative

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Toni Caldwell

ASRT Senior Delegate & Legislative Chair

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Becky Dodge

Education Chair

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Dixie Copeland

Education Co-Chair

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Tara Rohn

Professional Development Chair

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Arrica Braun

Professional Development Vice Chair

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Area Representatives

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Kelly Denton

Western Kansas

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Kyle Ibarra

Central Kansas

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Kirsten Oswald

Eastern Kansas

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Heidi Chermack

Eastern Kansas

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Want to Volunteer?

 

Are you interested in helping further your profession?

The KSRT is always looking for more volunteers.


Here are the job descriptions for all positions -- board members, committee chairs, committee members, other ancillary positions.


​Take a look through them, and if you are interested in any of the positions, drop us an email with our contact form below.

Job Descriptions

Review Our Bylaws

 

This document contains our organization's operating manual. It covers things such as: 

  • Our Definition

  • Our Purpose

  • Policies and Procedures

  • Categories of Membership

  • Membership Dues

 

...and much more. 


 

Bylaws

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