Assistant Executive Director/Legal Services
Angie was raised on a farm outside Monument, Kansas, and is a graduate of Oakley High School. She received her bachelor of science degrees in psychology and political science from Kansas State University and her law degree from the University of Kansas. Angie started her legal career at KASB as a Staff Attorney prior to working for the Kansas Department of Agriculture as a Staff Attorney, Special Assistant Attorney General for Agriculture, Special Deputy Animal Health Commissioner, and Legislative Liaison. In 2012, Angie returned to KASB as its Policy Specialist/Attorney. In 2018, she became KASB’s Senior Attorney, and, since July of 2019, Angie has served as KASB’s Assistant Executive Director of Legal Services. In this role, Angie coordinates and assists in the provision of legal services to KASB Legal Assistance Fund members. In her spare time, she enjoys supporting her husband in his high school coaching endeavors and herding their three children.
Ashley Rohleder is from Gorham, KS. Since graduating from Russell High School, she earned her bachelor’s degree from Pittsburg State University, Master of Liberal Arts from Baker University and Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law. Prior to joining KASB Legal Services as a staff attorney, she was in private practice in Topeka, practicing primarily in children and family law. Outside of KASB, she is active in the Women Attorneys Association of Topeka, Sam A. Crow Inn of Court, and the Topeka Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
Sam Blasi grew up in Topeka and received his MBA and law degrees from Washburn University in 2015. Prior to joining KASB, Sam worked in the Kansas Attorney General’s Office in the Open Government Enforcement Unit of the Civil Litigation on Division handling complaints of and investigations into violations of the Kansas Open Government Laws. He is an avid Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas City Chiefs fan.
KASB General Counsel
Assistant Executive Director/Policy Services
Donna serves as General Counsel to KASB’s Board of Directors, coordinates KASB’s policy services, and provides guidance and direction for KASB advocacy staff and KASB members on legislative and policy matters. Donna began her career as a 7th grade English and Social Studies teacher and graduated from Washburn School of Law. She was in private practice in Hutchinson, Kansas while serving in the Kansas House of Representatives. She was also head of Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services for four years under Governor Joan Finney.
Luke Sobba grew up in Ellinwood, Kansas, where his parents were public school teachers. He graduated from Kansas State University and was a high school teacher and coach in Jetmore for eight years before attending and graduating from Washburn University Law School. Luke was in private practice for fourteen years before joining KASB in 2016 and served a term as president of Topeka Lawyers’ Club. He is an avid reader, writer and acoustic guitar player.
Legal Assistant/ Paralegal
Leslie Garner joined the KASB Legal Department as a Legal Assistant Paralegal on February 18, 2015. She has worked in the legal field for 36 years. Before joining KASB she worked 17 years as a Public Service Administrator I in the Legal Section for the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Prior to that she was the Great Bend Municipal Court Clerk in Great Bend, Kansas for 16 years.