County Commissioner - District One
Vince Schibi was born and raised in Labette County. He graduated from Parsons High School in 1978. Received an Associate of Arts degree from Labette Community College in 1980. Then graduated from Pittsburg St University with BBA in business in 1983.
He founded ParCom Telephone Co in 1983 and continues to operate today.
His wife Mary and him are the parents of 11 children who all reside in Labette County except one son who is in Coffeyville.
He looks forward to serving all the people of Labette County.
County Commissioner-District TWO
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Terry Weidert is a life long resident of Labette County. He graduated from Labette County High School, Labette Community College, and Kansas State University with a degree in Agronomy.
He is retired from Dayton Superior Corporation. During his 35-year career he held several different positions, ultimately being named the Director of Manufacturing of 9 plants in several states. Today he is actively involved in farming and managing a commercial cow/calf operation.
Terry married his high school sweetheart, Peggy Carlson. They have two adult daughters and five grandchildren.
In December 2021, Terry was appointed to fill a vacated commission seat effective January 2022.
County Commissioner-District Three
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Cole Proehl grew up in southeast Kansas before attending college in Lawrence and graduating from the University of Kansas. After college, Cole worked in corporate finance and consumer lending in Georgia and Florida. Once returning to Kansas he worked in community banking in southeast and central Kansas before settling back in Parsons in 2011. He currently owns and operates a real estate management company which owns and manages property throughout Labette County. Cole ran a successful campaign for election for term beginning January 2021 but was later appointed by Governor Kelly to complete a vacant commission seat starting in October 2020.