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Aaron Otto

               Kansas State Bachelor of Science Political Science
Minors in Business Administration and Leadership Studies.

The George Washington University Master of Public Administration
Naval War College War College Diploma

Email: ottomatic98@hotmail.com
Voicemail: (571)235-2183

Activities

  •  “AA” International President, The Delta Chi Fraternity 2016 – present
  • “DD” International Treasurer, The Delta Chi Fraternity 2012 – 2016
  • Regent, Region IV 2006 – 2012
  • Co-Chair, Strategic Planning Leadership Subcommittee 2011 – 2014
  • Alumni Editor and Chair of the Publications Committee 2010 – 2012
  • Ritualist and Chair of the Ritual Committee 2005-06
  • “BB” Kansas State Colony/Chapter 2003 – 2005, 2010 – 2012
  • Member Washburn Colony/Chapter ABT 2006 – 2010
  • Regent, Region IX 2003-2004
  • Vice Regent. Region IX 2002-2003
  • “A” Capital Area Alumni Chapter 2000-2003
  • President Alumni Board of Trustees, James Madison Colony/Chapter 2001-2004
  • President, Kansas State Delta Chi Educational Foundation 1998-present
  • “BB” College of William and Mary Colony/Chapter 2003-2005
  • “F”, Housing Chair, Associate Member Counselor and Mother’s Day/Founder’s Day Chair, Kansas State Chapter

Professional

  • Acting Assistant County Manager, Johnson County, Kansas Government 2018 – present
  • Executive Director, Johnson County Airport Commission 2015 – present
  • Assistant to the County Manager, Johnson County Government 2015 – present
  • City Administrator, City of Roeland Park 2011 – 2015
  • Interim Public Works Director and Finance Director, City of Roeland Park 2014
  • Assistant & Deputy Assistant State Treasurer, State of Kansas 2009 – 2011
  • Legislative Liaison for the Governor and Chief of Staff for the Lieutenant Governor 2007- 2009
  • Special Assistant to the Governor and Legislative and Policy Director to the Lieutenant Governor 2004 – 2007
  • Shipbuilding and Force Structure Section Head for the Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy, Pentagon 2003 – 2004
  • Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense 2004
  • Sea Dominance Analyst, Department of the Navy 2000
  • Readiness Analyst, Commander Atlantic Fleet 2001
  • Public and Legislative Affairs, Immediate Office of the Secretary of the Navy
  • Policy analyst Intern, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior 1999 – 2000
  • Survey and Analytical Lead, The George Washington University 1999
  • Director of Constituent Services, Kansas House Leadership Office 1998

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Kansas Board of Directors Chair & Member 2014-present
  • Kansas State University Alumni Association National President & Chairman of the Board and Member 2008 – 2015
  • Kansas Humanities Council Chair & Member 2009 – 2016
  • Friends of Cedar Crest Foundation Board of Directors Chair & Member 2009 – 2016
  • Governor’s Military Council Member 2004 – 2011
  • Kansas Volunteer Commission Member 2007 – 2011
  • City of Manhattan Social Services Advisory Board Chair 1994 – 1997
  • City of Manhattan City-University Projects Fund Chair 2006 – 2007
  • American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) Member 1998 – present
  • School of Public Policy and Public Administration Advisory Board Member George Washington University 2002 – present
  • Student Publications Incorporated, Kansas State University Chair of the Board of Directors 1994 – 1996
  • Student Body Vice President Kansas State University 1995 – 1996