Last Updated on September 23rd, 2017
September 23rd, 2017
Written by Brandon Peoples
An Emporia man will serve as honorary bailiff at the upcoming special session of the Kansas Supreme Court at Emporia State University.
Kenneth Buchele has held several leadership roles in the community in a variety of organizations. He has maintained a presence in two since his retirement, serving on the board of trustees for the Emporia Community Foundation and with Frontier Financial Partners, an SBA certified development company. He worked in banking in Emporia for more than four decades retiring from ESB Financial in 2012.
Buchele had a close relationship with the judicial system being appointed by Gov. John Carlin to serve on the Supreme Court Nominating Commission from 1982 to 1987 and he continues to serve on the 5th Judicial District Nominating Commission.
As honorary bailiff, Buchele will call to order the audience assembled for the Supreme Court's special session in Webb Hall in the ESU Student Union on Oct. 3. Court will be in session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.