The Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty is a not-for-profit corporation organized for the purpose of promoting public education about capital punishment and disseminating information about the death penalty and the effects of executions.


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PO Box 2065

Topeka, KS 66049



KCADP’s Board of Directors

  • Chair: Donna Schneweis, Topeka
  • Vice Chair: Ron Wurtz, Topeka
  • Secretary: Robert Sanders, Topeka
  • Treasurer: Jeff Wicks, Wichita
  • Rev. Dennis Paschke, Holton
  • Brandon Pomeroy, Leawood
  • Kristi Smith, South Central Kansas
  • Rev. Robert Shawn Streepy, Shawnee
  • Rebecca Woodman, Kansas City
  • S. Therese Bangert SCL, Kansas City
  • Anthony Brown, Eudora
  • Michael Birzer, Wichita
  • David Burress, Lawrence
  • Rev. Michael Poage, Wichita
  • Eileen Schartz Weiss, Lawrence
  • Jill Craven, Goddard

Our Staff

  • Mary Sloan  (maryatKSabolitiondotorg)  , Executive Director: 785.608.7229
  • Ewnetu Tsegaw  (ewnetuatksabolitiondotorg)  , Community Coordinator – Wichita Area: 316.312.3689
  • Kristin Bollig  (kristinatKSabolitiondotorg)  , Community Coordinator – Topeka Area: 785.235.0214
  • Mike Fonkert, Community Coordinator – Kansas City Area: 913.230.6643
  • Maria Cuevas, Communications Coordinator: 785.845.6334
  • Main Office, PO Box 2065, Topeka, KS 66601: 785.235.2237



Membership in the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty is held by both organizations and individuals.

Abolition Endorsing Organizations

The Coalition’s goal of abolishing the death penalty has been endorsed by the following organizations:

We are proud to have the support of so many diverse organizations and individuals. As such many advocate on causes on which KCADP take no stand. The links above are for informational purposes only and does not denote advocacy on an issue other than abolition of the death penalty in Kansas.