Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards, councils, and committees.
Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission
The Commission gathers and disseminates information regarding problems and programs concerning Hispanic and Latino Kansans; coordinates, assists and cooperates with state departments and agencies to serve the needs of Hispanic and Latino Kansans; proposes new programs; evaluates existing programs and proposes legislation; stimulates public awareness; conducts training programs; cooperates with the state board of education in advising and assisting school districts, upon request, in conducting in-service training programs for bilingual education personnel; and other duties.
- Mary Lou Jaramillo, Merriam
- Bertha Mendoza, Garden City (reappointment)
- Veronica Padilla, Topeka
- Ernestor De La Rosa, Dodge City
- Monica Vargas-Huertas, Wichita
Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission
The Commission is responsible for recommending qualified individuals for appointment to the Kansas Supreme Court.
- Carol Marinovich, Kansas City
Respiratory Care Council
The Council advises the Kansas Board of Healing Arts in carrying out its mission.
- Lisse Regehr, Iola
State Employee Health Care Commission
The Commission sets the insurance rates and structure for State of Kansas employees.
- Jose Castillo, Berryton