City Administrator

M. John Dudte

John was born and raised in Newton, Ks. His career as a public servant began as a paramedic and firefighter in the City of Newton, Ks and later as a paramedic instructor and program director for the Hutchinson Community College, Wichita State University, and George Washington University (DC). He served as the EMS academy director DC Fire/EMS and as an emergency planner for the DC Department of Health. Most recently he worked for the US Department of State as a Sr. Public Health Advisor is Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq and as a foreign service officer (diplomat) in Lagos, Nigeria and Mexico City, Mexico. John holds a BS in HR Management from Friends University in Wichita and a Masters of Public Administration from Wichita State University. In his free time John enjoys entertaining with his BBQ grill, reading history, hunting and fishing.

You can contact John by email or by calling 785-922-6582