Rich Krause has been employed with the City of Russell for 35 years. He was appointed to Public Works Director in December of 2015. Rich previously served as Parks Superintendent and Cemetery Sexton as well as various positions in Water Department, including Lead Worker.
Rich has broad municipal experience and received certification in municipal utility management from the Salina Area Vocational-Technical School.
Rich is involved within the community and currently serves as the financial secretary for the Knights of Columbus, is a volunteer with the Russell
Regional Hospital Auxiliary, and has coached many youth sports in the community.
Richard and his wife Tammy have two sons, Nathan and Ryan