The Kansas District Judges Association, an organization open to all state district court judges, recently elected officers to serve the organization in the fiscal year that began July 1.
Judge Daniel A. Duncan was elected president of the association. He is a judge in the 29th judicial district, a district that consists of Wyandotte County.
Duncan has been a district court judge since 1989 and he had a private law practice from 1977 to 1989.
He is a member of the American Bar Association’s judicial division, the Kansas Bar Association, and the Wyandotte County Bar Association. He earned his law degree from the University of Kansas.
Also elected to offices:
Judge Michael F. Powers is president-elect. He is a judge in the 8th judicial district, which is made up of Dickinson, Geary, Marion and Morris counties.
Judge Patty Macke Dick was elected secretary. She is a judge in the 27th judicial district, a district that consists of Reno County.
Judge Robert Frederick was elected treasurer. He is judge in the 25th judicial district, which is made up of Finney, Greeley, Hamilton, Kearny, Scott and Wichita counties.
Outgoing president is Judge Thomas Foster, 10th judicial district, a district that consists of Johnson County.
The new officers were elected at a recent statewide conference for judges in Topeka.