TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly announced today appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions.

Advisory Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs 

The mission of the Commission is to consult with and advise the Kansas Secretary of Health and Environment on matters relating to children with special health care needs.

  • Kacy Seitz, Shawnee

Board of Healing Arts

The purpose of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts is the regulation of 11 healthcare professions and to ensure that these healthcare professionals meet and maintain certain qualifications to protect the public from incompetent practice, unprofessional conduct, and other proscribed behavior by individuals who have been credentialed to practice in Kansas.

  • Dr. Jennifer Koontz, Newton

Occupational Therapist Council

The purpose of the Council is to provide for and conduct all examinations, determine the applicants who successfully pass the exam, duly register such applicants, and adopt rules and regulations to administer K.S.A. 65-5405.

  • Amy Adamson, Wichita
  • Brian S. Mills, Olathe
  • Melissa Smith, Wichita