Albert W. 'Bud' Doepke
Doepke became a board member in 1987 and an honorary trustee in 2002. He is the former president of Browning-Ferris Industries of Kansas City. Bud now owns and operates Far View Farm, Inc., of Bucyrus, Kansas, where he and his family breed, raise, and train quarter horses. Doepke is a trustee of University Hospital and College, Lakeside Hospital, University Towers, and is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Royal, the American Quarter Horse Association and the Northeast Kansas Quarter Horse Association. He established the Doepke Family Scholarship at William Woods, in recognition of his wife, Martha Jo, and two daughters, Sherri and Cassie, all William Woods graduates. He was recently awarded with the Honorary Alumnus Award from William Woods University.