Kansas Governor’s Office
TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday announced 13 appointments to the following state corporation, boards, commissions, covenants and committees.
Kansas State Historical Society Purpose: To collect, preserve, interpret, and make the history of the state accessible to Kansas citizens.
Matt Chappell, Acting Director
Accounting Board Purpose: License and regulate Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), execute laws and administrative regulations governing CPAs, and discipline and conduct investigations.
Julie Wondra, McPherson
Compact of the Arkansas River Purpose: To settle existing disputes and remove the causes of future disputes between the states of Colorado and Kansas regarding the waters of the Arkansas River and their control.
Troy Dumler, Garden City
Zach Gale, Syracuse
Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee Purpose: To oversee the implementation of reform measures intended to improve the state’s juvenile justice system.
Kate Davis, Wichita
Melody Pappan, Winfield
Mary Snipes, Junction City
State Employee Health Commission Purpose: To establish rates and insurance structure for government employees.
Acting Secretary Adam Proffitt, chairman
Elevator Safety Advisory Committee Purpose: To advise the State Fire Marshal and make recommendations regarding the rules and regulations needed for the Elevator Act in accordance with HB 2005, which established the Elevator Safety Advisory Committee.
Paul Parks, Overland Park
Brent Snyder, Olathe
Cole Haston, Lenexa
Spencer Duncan, Topeka
Firefighter Training Committee Purpose: To recommend and approve the curriculum of the firefighter training program.
Mark Neely, Wamego