Richard E. Short

Short & Son, Inc.
(785) 899-4739
408 West 9th St.
Appointment Term: 
Aug 11, 2011 At the Pleasure of the Governor

Richard Short is a graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and also earned a teaching certificate. He taught and coached in the Goodland USD (KS). He also served on the Goodland USD Board for 26 years. During this time he also served on the Kansas Association of School Boards, and served as KASB president in 2003. He is married to Sarah Walter Short for 43 years. Sarah is a teacher in the Goodland system for over 35 years. They have three children: Amy, Angie, and Andy who are also all teachers, including two of their spouses.Education continues to be very important to Short. He serves on the Northwest Technical College Board in Goodland. NWKTC has been honored by the Aspen Institute.Updated: 8.28.2012