Marilyn Wilder, Hesston, is being appointed to serve a four year term on the Kansas Human Rights Commission by Gov. Sam Brownback.
The mission of the Kansas Human Rights Commission is to prevent and eliminate discrimination, assure equal opportunities in all employment relations, eliminate profiling and segregation and assure equal opportunities in all places of public accommodations and in housing. Six of the seven member board are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate for four year terms. No more than four members of the commission can be from the same political party.
Wilder earned her bachelor’s degree at Taylor University and her juris doctorate at Indiana University School of Law. She is currently a partner at Adrian & Pankratz in Newton, and serves as attorney for Newton Medical Center.