Sophia Rose Young
We welcome Sophia Rose Young to Western Coop as the Member Services Manager. Sophia is taking over for Dennis Deines whom, after 35 great years with Western, is retiring. Sophia’s recent employer was Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas (DSNWK) where she worked as the Donor Communication Manager. Sophia graduated from FHSU with a B.A. in communication studies, specializing in public relations. She brings with her great enthusiasm and a wealth of knowledge to help continue upon Dennis’ legacy.
Byron Schonthaler joined Western’s Materials Department September 3rd, 2019. Byron is originally from the Hays area. His wife Diana manages the WaKeeney McDonald’s. They have two children Kelby a Junior and Ashlyn a Freshman at TCHS. Byron enjoys restoring antique cars and motorcycle rides.
Proposed Rate Changes
The Board of Trustees have conducted a rate study and will vote on the proposed changes on December 19, 2019. The rate change, if approved, will be effective for usage on or after January 1, 2020