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Governor appoints Doug Louis to State Board of Technical Professions

Governor appoints Doug Louis to State Board of Technical Professions

Governor Laura Kelly appointed Doug Louis, Wichita, to the State Board of Technical Professions.  The board is tasked with providing maximum protection to the health, safety and welfare of Kansans by registering and licensing technical professionals...

Governor announces appointment to the State Library of Kansas Board

Governor announces appointment to the State Library of Kansas Board

Governor Laura Kelly appointed Steve Waugh, Topeka, to the State Library of Kansas Board.The mission of the board is to advocate for statewide library services and resources, and to encourage cooperation among libraries and promote and encourage innovative...

Governor announces appointment to Board of Accountancy

Governor announces appointment to Board of Accountancy

Governor Laura Kelly appointed Jim Gillespie, Overland Park, to the Board of Accountancy.  The board licenses and regulates certified public accountants (CPAs), and is a regulatory body authorized to carry out the laws and administrative regulations...

Governor Kelly announces reappointment to WSU Board of Trustees

Governor Kelly announces reappointment to WSU Board of Trustees

Governor Laura Kelly reappointed Laurie Labarca of Wichita to the Wichita State University Board of Trustees.The purpose of the board is to manage property, estates and funds given, transferred and pledged to Wichita State University.“Since 2016, Laurie...

Governor appoints three people to the Kansas Board of Nursing

Governor appoints three people to the Kansas Board of Nursing

Governor Laura Kelly appointed Gita Noble, Jade Ramsdell and Gwendolyn Loyd to the Kansas Board of Nursing.  The board is charged with protecting the health, safety and welfare of residents of Kansas through the licensure and regulation process of nursing...

Governor Kelly shows support for refugee resettlement in Kansas

Governor Kelly shows support for refugee resettlement in Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly joined a bipartisan group of governors in sending a letter to President Donald Trump to express her willingness to continue allowing refugees into Kansas communities.The correspondence came in response to President Trump’s Executive...

Governor Kelly discusses Quivira water rights

Governor Kelly discusses Quivira water rights

Governor Laura Kelly expressed her support for a recent decision by the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service addressing concerns involving the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas.For decades, the Fish and Wildlife...

Governor Kelly discusses tariffs, USMCA at USTR office

Governor Kelly discusses tariffs, USMCA at USTR office

Governor Laura Kelly met Thursday in Washington D.C. with delegates from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to discuss the impact of tariffs and what her administration could do to improve trade relations to benefit Kansas farmers,...

Third meeting for the Governor’s Council on Tax Reform concludes

Third meeting for the Governor’s Council on Tax Reform concludes

The third meeting for the bipartisan Governor’s Council on Tax Reform concluded this afternoon. The group, composed of experts, representatives and stakeholders, is performing an in-depth study of the state’s current tax system. Once their study is...

Governor announces appointments to the State Library of Kansas Board

Governor announces appointments to the State Library of Kansas Board

Governor Laura Kelly appointed Rhoda MacLaughlin-Ramirez, Leslie Weishaar, Susan Moyer and Tom Taylor to the State Library of Kansas Board.The mission of the board is to advocate for statewide library services and resources, and to encourage cooperation...

Governor announces appointments to the Council on Travel and Tourism

Governor announces appointments to the Council on Travel and Tourism

Governor Kelly appointed Suzan Barnes and Kevin Fern to the Council on Travel and Tourism.“The tourism industry is an essential part of our state’s economy,” Kelly said. “I trust that both Suzan and Kevin will be great additions to the council, as they...

Governor’s Appointments pass Senate Oversight Committee

Governor’s Appointments pass Senate Oversight Committee

The Kansas Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee Tuesday approved Jeff Zmuda to serve as Secretary of the Kansas Department of Corrections, along with other appointments to state boards and agencies.“I appreciate the Senate committee’s action in...

Governor Kelly appoints Dr. Maya Nunley to the Kansas Dental Board

Governor Kelly appoints Dr. Maya Nunley to the Kansas Dental Board

Governor Laura Kelly appointed Dr. Maya Nunley, Wichita, to the Kansas Dental Board.The purpose of the board is to adopt rules, issue licenses and conduct hearings to revoke or suspend dental licenses.“Dr. Nunley is a highly qualified dentist, and I...

Governor announces appointment to the Governor’s Military Council

Governor announces appointment to the Governor’s Military Council

Governor Kelly appointed Dr. Stephanie Davis, Lawrence, to the Governor’s Military Council.The goal of the Council is to pursue initiatives to enhance the quality of life for our servicemen and servicewomen, veterans and their families. Council members...

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