The Dane G. Hansen Foundation is governed and operated by a seven-member Board of Trustees.
Doug Albin | WaKeeney, Kansas
Doug grew up in Quinter, but spent his summers on the family farm in rural Gove County. Following high school graduation, he attended McPherson College where he received his BS in Accounting. He became a CPA and worked briefly for the Internal Revenue Service before joining the former Kennedy and Coe, and later Poore, Dameron and Associates. In 1990, Doug returned to operate the family farm, settling in WaKeeney with his wife, Laurie, and their children, Lauren, Julia and Jackie. In 2013, Doug became a member of the Hansen Board of Trustees. In addition to his family life, farming and his work as a Trustee, Doug also enjoys being a mentor to area business owners.
Carol Bales | Logan, Kansas
Carol is a sixth-generation Logan resident. She was born on the family farm just south of Logan and graduated from Logan High School. She spent more than 20 years in the Denver area where she raised her family, worked as a decorator for a Christmas store (she loves Christmas!) and ran a successful doll business. In 1993, she returned home to Logan, and in 1996 married Dane G. (“D”) Bales, Jr. “D” was the great-nephew of Dane G. Hansen and a Trustee for the Dane G. Hansen Foundation. Following a battle with Leukemia, “D” passed away in 1998. In 2000, Carol was appointed to take his place as a Trustee. In addition to her service to the Foundation and many other organizations, Carol spends time visiting her three daughters, Teresa, Stephanie and Christina and their families.
Doyle Fair | Wichita, Kansas
Doyle was born in Conway, Arkansas. He was introduced to the oil industry at an early age, living with his family in many oil field camps in the Midwest, including Northwest Kansas as a child. His father worked for Philips Petroleum. Following high school, Doyle received a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He served in the military until 1956. Following his military service, he worked in the oil and gas industry and started his own business in 1959. He first became associated with the Hansen Foundation when asked to appraise oil and gas interests in the Hansen Estate. He became a Hansen Trust Trustee in 1987 and a Hansen Foundation Trustee in 1990. Doyle and his wife, Mary Jane, live in Wichita. They have two daughters, Cindy and Susan, two grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Robert Hartman | Hays, Kansas
Originally from Norton, Robert has spent much of his life in Northwest Kansas. Following graduation from Norton High School he attended the University of Kansas, where he received a BS in Business Administration and Accounting. He passed the CPA exam in 1985 and the Certified Financial Planning exam in 1993. He retired as the Executive Vice President of Baird Oil in Logan, where he worked for more than 25 years. In 2015, he moved from Logan to Hays. He has been a member of the Hansen Board of Trustees since 2004. Robert has two daughters, Anne and Kathryn.
Cy Moyer | Phillipsburg, Kansas
Cy was born on the family farm near Severance, Kansas, but spent his career as a banker and part-time farmer in Northwest Kansas. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Animal Husbandry with a rural banking option, and the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking as well as the National Trust School at Northwestern University. Cy put his education to work at the First National Bank of Phillipsburg where he served in a variety of positions, including his current role as Chairman of the Board. Cy and his wife, Gladys, are involved in multiple organizations in the community. Cy joined the Hansen Board of Trustees in 1994.
Gary Poore | Wichita, Kansas
Although he lives in Wichita, Gary has roots in Northwest Kansas. He was born in Russell, attended grade school in Chase and graduated from high school in Claflin as his family followed his father’s job with Gulf Oil. Gary received his BS in Accounting from Kansas State University. As a CPA, Gary worked for the former Kennedy and Coe in Salina and Wichita, becoming a partner in 1972. In 1980, he was a founding partner in a new firm, Poore, Dameron and Associates, where he practiced until he retired in 2006. Gary joined the Board of Trustees that same year. Gary enjoys spending time with his three children, Chandler, Taylor and Hayes, and 5 grandchildren.
Brien Stockman | Logan, Kansas
Brien was born in Abilene, Texas, but raised in Kirwin, Kansas. He graduated from Eastern Heights High School in Agra, Kansas, in 1979. He attended the University of Oklahoma on a Marine Corps ROTC Scholarship, and graduated in 1983 with a B.S. in Aviation Education. As part of his degree program, Brien earned his commercial pilot certificate, with instrument and multi-engine ratings, and certified flight instructor certificate. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served as an artillery officer, and then as an intelligence officer until 1987. He then enrolled at Wake Forest University Law School, where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1990. He became a partner at the law firm of Dean and Gibson in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he practiced in the areas of insurance defense, coverage litigation, aviation accident cases, and insurance fraud cases. He later served as Vice President and General Counsel for Spitfire Aviation, Inc., until returning to Logan, Kansas, in 2003 to open a solo practice law firm. Brien is married to Lynette Stockman, and they make their home in Logan. Between them, they have four children, Cole Archer, Lane Archer, Erin Archer and Riley Stockman. Brien joined the Hansen Board of Trustees in 2016.