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

Advisory Commission for Children with Special Healthcare Needs

The Commission is tasked with consulting and advising the secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on matters relating to children with special health care needs.

  • Dr. Chet Johnson, Shawnee
  • Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena, Wichita

Kansas Animal Health Board

The Kansas Animal Health Board acts as an advisory board to the Kansas Livestock Commission.

  • Crecia Reeves, Russell
  • Dr. Wade Taylor, Oakley (reappointment)
  • Dr. Megan Potter, Abilene

Governor’s Council on Tax Reform

The purpose of the Council is provide the governor and the legislature perspective and counsel of a diverse group of experts and stakeholders with regard to tax policy for the State of Kansas.

  • Adam Proffitt – Topeka
  • Anthony Hensley – Topeka
  • Don Hineman – Dighton
  • Dinah Sykes – Lenexa

State Board of Veterinary Examiners

The mission of the State Board of Veterinary Examiners is to promote animal health, safety, and welfare by examining and licensing applicants for veterinary medicine. They also inspect and register licensed veterinarians.

  • Dr. Amy Ekerberg, Newton