Governor Laura Kelly appointed Susan Duffy, Topeka, to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.

The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission is a multi-state government agency that promotes the conservation and efficient recovery of domestic oil and natural gas resources while protecting health, safety and the environment.

Duffy is currently a commissioner on the Kansas Corporation Commission. She was elected chair on January 16, 2020.

Duffy served as general manager for the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority for six years. She also served in several senior management positions in Kansas state government including Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Kansas Corporation Commission, Director of Administration for the Kansas Historical Society, Fiscal Controller and Director of Research for the Kansas Department of Revenue and Senior Budget Analyst in the Governor’s Budget Office. Duffy was also a fiscal analyst for the non-partisan Kansas Legislative Research Department and responsible for the analysis of Medicaid and social service budgets.

She currently serves as chairman of the United Way of Greater Topeka. Duffy also served in a variety of statewide and regional and national board positions, as well.

“Susan has had a long career in state government and on a variety of boards and commissions,” the Governor said. “Her experience speaks for itself, and I’m confident she will represent Kansas effectively on this interstate commission.”

Duffy earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Wichita State University.