MKC – Mid Kansas Cooperative
Great Plains Chapter

Jon has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial construction industry. For the last 12 years he has overseen all capital projects for MKC (Mid Kansas Cooperative). His projects with MKC have totaled over $150 million. In addition, Jon and his millwright team are responsible for maintenance and repairs to over 60 facilities for grain, fuel, feed and agronomy. Jon is responsible for internal hands-on safety training for more than 400 operations employees in all four divisions. Jon has served as a board member with GEAPS since 2016. He is the secretary for the Great Plains chapter in Kansas.

Betsy Polis, CMP
Betsy Polis, CMPSenior Project Manager
Betsy manages execution and growth of member services programs including virtual services and continuing education programs. Betsy also serves as staff liaison to the Exchange Education Planning Committee. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2011.
Susan Sarapa
Susan Sarapa Customer Relationship Associate

Susan assists with customer relationship management and general administration at GEAPS. She will also be part of the Exchange team and will help coordinate advertising and production. She joined GEAPS staff team in October 2022.

Jessica Waltzer
Jessica WaltzerCommunications Manager
Jessica manages communications and content development for GEAPS’ In-Grain newsletter, website and email marketing. Jessica also plans and facilitates GEAPS webinars. She joined the GEAPS staff team in 2021.