Pittsburg welcomes new and old commissioners

PITTSBURG, KS – The Pittsburg City Commission welcomes two new commissioners and a returning commissioner to its five-member governing body. The three newly elected representatives will be seated on December 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pittsburg Law Enforcement Center during the committee’s regular bimonthly meeting.

Dawn McNay

Dawn McNay returns to the commission for another four-year term. Dawn McNay grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and moved to Pittsburg with her family in 1993. She is currently the Director of Development for the Southeast Kansas Community Health Center and previously worked for Via Christi Hospital for 18 years old. She was elected to the Pittsburg School Board for USD 250 and has volunteered for several community organizations including the Family Resource Center, the PSU Foundation Board, the Pittsburg Public Library Foundation Board, and the Council of the Mount Carmel Foundation. McNay was first elected to city commission in November 2017 and served as mayor from 2019 to 2020.

Stu hite
Stu hite

Stu hite is new to the commission and was elected for a four-year term. Hite has lived in Crawford County his entire life and made his home in Pittsburg for nine years. He worked for 30 years as a Crawford County Sheriff‘s Officer before accepting a position as Chief of Police at Pittsburg State University in 2018. He is a graduate of State University of Pittsburg, was shortlisted for Session # 240 of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and is a life member of the Kansas Peace Officers Association. He currently serves on the Kansas Attorney General’s Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. Hite previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Chairman of the Pittsburg Sunrise Rotary, Chairman of the St. Mary’s Colgan School Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburg Family YMCA.

Dr Ron Seglie
Dr Ron Seglie

Dr Ron Seglie is new to the commission and was elected for a two-year term. Born and raised in Franklin, Kansas, Dr. Seglie has lived in Pittsburg for many years and has worked as a family physician in Pittsburg since 1979. He received his undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University in 1965, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry before earning MD in 1969 from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Family Medicine at the Silas B. Hays Military Hospital in Fort Ord, Calif. And served as Chief Resident from 1974 to 1976. Dr Seglie has 34 years of combined active and reserve service. with US Army Reserves. He is an active member of several charitable organizations, including the Sigma Chi Fraternity of Pittsburg State University, the BMO Harris Bank Board of Directors, the Pritchett Trust Committee and the Scubitz Trust Committee.

During the December 14 meeting, the city commission will recognize outgoing commissioners Larry Fields and Patrick O’Bryan, take the oath of office for new and old commissioners, and elect a new mayor and chair of the board from among the members of the governing body.


The mission of the City of Pittsburg is to provide exceptional services, facilities and operations with integrity, professionalism, excellent customer service and a commitment to economic vitality.

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