Kansas Boards and Commission

Commission on Emergency Planning and Response

Statute:                                   K.S.A. 65-5721

Governor Appoints:              18

Number of Members:           27

Length of Term:                     Four Years

Frequency of Meetings:       Quarterly

Pay/Compensation:               KSA 75-3223

SSI Required:                          Yes

Senate Confirmed:                 No

Website:                                  Click Here

The CEPR oversees 105 Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC) and supports communities, industries, and government agencies by facilitating a coordinated effort in disaster preparedness, response and recovery, as defined in the Kansas Emergency Management Act, K.S.A. Chapter 48, Article 9.

The Commission on Emergency Planning and Response’s purpose is to facilitate a coordinated effort to mitigate,prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies and disasters in Kansas.

Statutory Requirement:                                                                                                Term Expires:

Represents 7 Homeland Securities Councils                                                                   11/30/2019

Represents Hospitals                                                                                                        11/30/2019

Represents County Emergency Managers                                                                       11/30/2018

Represents Individuals with Disabilities                                                                            11/30/2019

Represents Energy                                                                                                           11/30/2021

Represents Law Enforcement                                                                                           11/30/2019

Represents City Administrators                                                                                         11/30/2019

Represents Agriculture, Crop, or Livestock                                                                       11/30/2019

Represents Emergency Medical Services (EMS)                                                              11/30/2019

Seeking candidates to fill unexpired term, 12/1/2015 – 11/30/2019

Represents Business/Industry                                                                                           11/30/2021

Represents Business/Industry                                                                                           11/30/2018

Represents Business/Industry                                                                                           11/30/2019

Represents Public Works                                                                                                   11/30/2019

Represents Transportation, Trucking, or Rail                                                                     11/30/2019

Represents Counties                                                                                                          11/30/2021

Represents Firefighters                                                                                                       11/30/2018

Represents Public Health                                                                                                     11/30/2019

Seeking candidates to fill current unexpired term, 12/1/2015 – 11/30/2019

Governor’s Tribal Representative                                                                                           POG

Updated: 5/9/2018