We’re putting the final wraps on the 2010 KAA Convention at the Wichita Airport Hilton.
Past presidents of the Kansas Auctioneers Association
Thursday night featured a meet-and-greet honoring past presidents.
Lynn Langvardt was the winner of the Kansas Livestock Bid-call Contest held in El Dorado on Thursday night. Last year’s livestock champion, Charlie Cummings, won the KAA Bid-call Contest this year at the state fair and was installed Saturday night as the new state champion.
Aaron Traffas, CAI, AMM, CES, is an auctioneer from Sharon, Kansas. For the last 20 years he's worked for Purple Wave from Manhattan, Kansas. Aaron served as president of the Kansas Auctioneers Association in 2017 and on the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees from 2009 through 2013. He is a past instructor at CAI and co-wrote the AMM designation course from NAA. An active contract bid caller, he has advanced to the finals in multiple state auctioneer contests.
During the summer, Aaron operates a farm in south central Kansas. Aaron is an active singer and songwriter and the Aaron Traffas Band's latest release, Enter: The Wind, can be found at iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.