Wynn Butler was first elected to the Manhattan City Commission for a four-year term in April 2011.
Wynn attended Pennsylvania Military College and later the University of Richmond, graduating in 1973 with a degree in History and a commission as a 2nd Lt. (Infantry) United States Army. Wynn earned a Master's Degree in Education from Kansas State University in 1980. He served on active duty as an Infantry and Logistics Officer from 1973 to 1997, with assignments in Germany, Korea, Fort Leavenworth and Fort Benning, served with the 1st Infantry Division during Operation Desert Shield/Storm, and was on ROTC duty at KSU and Fort Riley.
Wynn retired from the Army in 1997 and began a second career as an administrator and faculty member at Barton County Community College Fort Riley Campus. Wynn has served as an Associate Dean Fort Riley Campus and as Executive Director of Distance Learning - bartonline.org. He is currently a full-time faculty member at Barton's Fort Riley Campus.