Name: Richard Doll.
Current position: Completing fourth year as school superintendent in Louisburg, a district of nearly 2,000 students in Miami County.
Experience: 12 years as superintendent of schools in Rock Creek (1993-2005), two years as an associate professor at Kansas State University (2002-04) and four years as assistant superintendent for instruction in McPherson (1989-1993). Also served six years as principal of Wamego High School (1983-89), three years as principal of Herington High School (1980-83), one year as assistant principal of Herington High School (1979-80), and three years as a history and political science teacher at Herington High School (1976-79).
Education: Bachelor of Arts in history at McPherson College; Master of Science and doctorate in educational administration at Kansas State University.
Personal life: He and his wife, Gayle, have three sons — Jake, a fourth-year medical student at Columbia University in New York City; Caleb, a doctoral student at Vanderbilt; and Jesse, a senior at the University of Denver.
Expected salary: $156,000.