District Governor 2018-2019

 
District 5670
Governor, 2018-2019
Andrea Krug Krauss
 
4106 184th Street
Russell, KS  67665
 
Res:  785-483-3004
Bus:  785-483-3144
Cell:  785-445-2528
 
Andrea graduated from Kansas State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Agricultural Economics.  After graduation, she worked in the tax division of Arthur Andersen & Co. in Kansas City for three years, during which time she became a Certified Public Accountant. 
 
Andrea then moved back to Manhattan, KS and began working for DPRA Incorporated, a consulting firm, while also working tax seasons for Varney & Associates, CPAs.  During this time, she earned a Master of Business Administration from KSU and taught Business Strategy as an adjunct professor at KSU.
 
In 2002, Andrea returned to her hometown of Russell, KS to take her current position of Secretary/Treasurer at John O. Farmer, Inc., an oil exploration and production company.  She is on the board of the Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association, serving as their Federal and State Tax Committee chairman, and was the 2015 recipient of the KIOGA President’s Leadership Award. 
 
Within Rotary, Andrea has served as President of the Rotary Club of Russell, Assistant Governor of Rotary District 5670, and Chairman of the 2018 Rotary Heartland PETS.  She is currently serving as the Co-Chairman of the District Merger Committee.
 
Andrea is currently serving a four-year term on the USD 407 School Board and is Chairman of the board of trustees of the Sunflower Foundation.  Additionally, she is on the boards of Russell PRIDE, Inc. and the Beta Upsilon of Gamma Phi Beta House Corporation at KSU, and serves on the Russell Co. 4-H Program Development Committee.  She is also a club leader of the Fossil Creek 4-H Club and serves on the St. John Lutheran Church Alter Guild. 
 
Previously, Andrea served on the Russell County Hospital Board, a position she held for 8 ½ years, serving as Chairman for the last three of those years.  She was heavily involved with the formation of and served as Treasurer of Waudby & Co. Clothiers, a community-owned women’s clothing store, which successfully operated for 10 years before its sale to a new owner in 2014.  Andrea has also served as Chairman of the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce and was the 2017 recipient of the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award. 
 
Andrea lives on her family’s farm southwest of Russell, along with her husband, Tom, who farms and ranches with her father.  Her family raises registered Hereford and Angus cattle and produces wheat and grain sorghum.  Andrea and Tom have one daughter, Katherine.