Governor Kelly Announces
Administration Appointments

— Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced 12 appointments to the following state authority, committee, commissions, and board.

Kansas Water Authority
Purpose: To review plans for the development, management, and use of the water resources of the state by any state or local agency.

  • John Bailey, Pittsburg (reappointment)
  • Jean Steiner, Manhattan (reappointment)
  • Allan Soetart, Gardner (reappointment)
  • Allen Roth, Hays (reappointment)

Literary Advisory Committee
Purpose: To monitor the progress of literacy training for in-service and pre-service teachers and literacy education of elementary and secondary students.

  • Suzanne Myers, Lawrence

Supreme Court Nominating Commission
Purpose: To recommend qualified individuals for appointment to the Kansas Supreme Court.

  • Carol Marinovich, Kansas City (reappointment)

Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
Purpose: To protect the public’s health, safety, and welfare from unlawful or unprofessional practitioners who fall under the boards’ jurisdiction.

  • Donna Hoener-Queal, Pratt (reappointment)
  • Laura Shaughnessy, Roeland Park (reappointment)

Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training
Purpose: To oversee law enforcement training in the State of Kansas.

  • Brandon Johnson, Wichita (reappointment)
  • Don Scheibler, Hays (reappointment)
  • Mark Hinkle, Colwich (reappointment)
  • Rich Lockhart, Lawrence (reappointment)