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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly appoints several individuals for state boards and commissions

The announcement was made Thursday

Yesterday, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly made several appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions.

Carol Barta, of Manhattan, and Leilani Grey, of Topeka, were appointed to the Citizens’ Utility Ratepayers Board; this board provides efficient and effective legal and technical representation for residential and small commercial utility ratepayers and to ensure that utilities are allowed to charge only just and reasonable rates to Kansans.

Sherri Shuck, of Westmoreland, was appointed to the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Traning, which may suspend revoke, or deny certification of police or law enforcement officers who fail to meet the requirements of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act or has met these requirements by falsifying documents.

John Leslie, of Lawrence, was appointed to the State Fair Board, wich promotes and showcases Kansas Agriculture, industry and culture, creates opportunities for commercial activity,

Jake Miller and Shawna Woods, both of Kansas City, were appointed to the Unemployment Compensation Modernization and Improvement Council, which examines and recommends changes to the UI system and works in coordination with the Secretary of Labor to develop a strategic staffing plan to address substantial changes in numbers of claims.

Liz Maisberger-Clark, of Carbondale, and Monica Vargas-Huertas, of Wichita, were both appointed to the Workers Compensation and Employment Security Review Boards.

A news release from Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s Office says, “The nominating committee shall meet as needed to provide the workers compensation and employment security board of review appointing authorities with nominees for appointments to the position of: Workers compensation administrative law judge; workers compensation appeals board member; and employment security board of review.”


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