Our Staff

Paul Strathman-Manager

Paul joined RWD No. 3 as a part-time operator in January of 1980, then became full time assistant operator in June 1980. In 1989, Paul became the Manager and lead operator. Paul holds and maintains a State of Kansas Class IV Water Operator Certification. He attends continuing education hours to keep up on the latest water quality regulations. His continuing education includes Utility Management topics. Paul's responsibilities includes day to day management; Budgeting; Completion of reports; organizing and overseeing construction projects; along with general checking maintenance and repair of all facilities, water quality testing and sampling. Paul reports directly to the 9-member Board of Directors and provides reports at their monthly meetings.

Jeff Stallbaumer - Assistant Operator

Jeff joined RWD No. 3 in 2001 as the assistant system operater. Jeff holds and maintains a State of Kansas Class II Water Operator Certification. He attends continuing education hours to keep up on the latest water quality regulations. Jeff's duties include general checking, repair & maintenance of all facilitiies; Daily water quality testing; Collection and submittal of water samples for water quality testing; Installation of new services and mainline pipes.

 

Laurie Seel- Office/bookkeeping

Laurie joined RWD No., 3 in June of 2016. Laurie's duties include accounts receivable; accounts payable; general record keeping; assisting manager with reports; Customer relations contact person; and attends monthly meetings of the 9-member Board of Directors, recording minutes under the direction of the Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Lois Kuckelman - Part Time Office

Lois's duties includes assisting the Office Bookkeeper in the duties described above on a per need basis and during absences of the Office Bookkeeper. Lois first Joined RWD No. 3 in 1989 as the full time bookkeeper. Lois served in that position until her retirement in 2016. She was later hired to the part-time postion to help out as needed.

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