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

Kansas Dental Board

This Board adopts rules, issue licenses, and conduct hearings to revoke or suspend dental licenses.

  • Dr. Jill Ellner, Manhattan

Kansas State Historic Sites Board of Review

The purpose of this Board is to help the Kansas State Historical Society implement a comprehensive state-federal historic preservation program. The board is charged with evaluating properties proposed for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and the Register of Historic Kansas Places and with advising the State Historic Preservation Officer and staff on a variety of historic preservation related matters 

  • Whitley Stephens, Olathe
  • Mary McMurray, Prairie Village (reappointment)

State Board of Technical Professions

The Kansas State Board of Technical Professions registers and licenses engineers, architects, surveyors, and landscape architects.

  • Trudy Faulkner, Overland Park

REACH Healthcare Foundation Community Advisory Committee

The Foundation’s mission is to advance equity in healthcare coverage, access, and quality for poor and underserved people. The CAC’s primary directive to find members for the foundation board.

  • Dr. Sharla Smith, Overland Park
  • Justin Richter, Leawood (reappointment)