Founded in 2012

Calendar of Events

AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Wichita, KS provides a platform for scholars and policy experts to share their insights and experiences with the general business community. Our events address sound economic principles, personal freedom, and opportunities created through markets.
To view past events for this chapter, go to the search bar on the Calendar below, and click on the left hand arrow: “Left-Arrow

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Chapter Membership

Founding Member 
$1,000 / person
(Includes first year membership)

Annual Membership 
$250 / person
$400 / couple

Young Professional (Under 35 yrs)
$100 / person (Annual)

Full Time Student
$25 / Student (Annual)

Chapter Director

Raul F. Brito is president of Brito Oil Company, Inc., an oil and gas exploration company based in Wichita, Kansas. Mr. Brito graduated in 1980 from the University of Kansas with a BS degree in geology. After learning about the Bastiat Society, Brito was excited to start a chapter and become a part of a group bringing speakers to schools and organizations to discuss and spread the ideas of individual freedom and free markets. He currently enjoys reading and supporting the works coming from the FEE Institute, Cato, Von Mises Institute and other free market think tanks

Contact Information


1223 N. Rock Road
Bldg. I, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206

Board of Directors

Raul F. Brito
George Pearson
Anne Smith
Tom J. Smith
Sean Hennessy