Safety Committee

Mission Statement

Atchison County is dedicated to promoting the health, safety, and welfare of its employees. The task of providing communication, training, and rewards for safe work practices is assigned to the Atchison County Safety Committee and individual supervisors of county employees. The success of the safety program is dependent upon the involvement of the elected commission, the elected and appointed officials, supervisors, and the individual employees.


Atchison County Safety Committee Objectives

The Safety Committee is committed to promoting and providing a safe work environment by:

Establishing and implementing safety policies and procedures

Creating effective lines of communication

Providing oportunities for employee training

Strengthening management support of safety


Atchison County Safety Committee Members

Anyone who has any safety concerns or issues within a county facility is encouraged to contact any member of the Atchison County Safety Committee. Members are listed below:

Representing  Name Address  Contact Information 
Treasurer  Connie Ellerman 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6050
Fx: (913) 367-3187
Maintenance Joe Bowen 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6008
Email  
Clerk Kalee Vanderweide 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002  
Ph: (913) 804-6030
Fx: (913) 367-0227
Email  
Road and Bridge  Seth Howard Chairman 613 S. 22nd Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6120
Fx: (913) 367-8243
Email  
Transfer Station  Staci Joice 8575 Neosho Road
Atchison, KS 66002 
Ph: (913) 367-1666
Fx: (913) 367-1530
Email  
Emergency Management and 
County IT 
Wes Lanter 10443 US Hwy 59
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6131
Joint Communications  Kim Pruett - Secretary 518 Parallel Street 
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 367-5585
Fx: (913) 367-1900
Email  
Sheriff  Dirk Saragusa 518 Parallel Street 
Atchison, KS 66002 
Ph: (913) 804-6080
Fx: (913) 367-8244
Email  
Senior Village Peggy House 1419 N 6th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 367-1905
Fx: (913) 367-7679
Community Corrections Shelly Nelson 729 Kansas Avenue
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6110
Fx: (913) 367-8213
County Appraiser  Debbie Thompson 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6010
Fx: (913) 367-8218
Email  
Commission    423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6040
Fx: (913) 367-4527
Email  
Human Resources Melissa Smith 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6002
Fx: (913) 367-0227
Register of Deed's Tammy Weir 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6025
Fx: (913) 367-0227
EMS/Emergency Management Lydia Ackmann - Vice Chairman 10443 US HWY 59 
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6150
Emergency Medical Services Corey Scott 10443 US HWY 59 
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6150