State Relations Committee

The State Relations Committee meets weekly during the Kansas Legislative Session.  The purpose of the committee is to inform the campus community of relevant legislative issues and all legislation affecting higher education, the university, its faculty, staff and/or students. 

Director of Governmental Relations 
State Relations Committee Chair
Dr. Sue Peterson
Provost and Senior Vice PresidentDr. April Mason
Vice President for ResearchDr. Ron Trewyn
Vice President for Administration & FinanceCindy Bontrager
Vice President for Communications & MarketingJeff Morris
CEO, K-State SalinaDr. Verna Fitzsimmons
Dean of the College of AgricultureDr. John Floros

Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Ralph Richardson

Interim University Budget Director

Karen Horton

Assistant VP of Communications, K-State Alumni

Linda Cook

Faculty Senate President

Dr. Julia Keen

Classified Senate President

Jan Taggart
Classified Senate Vice PresidentKerry Jennings
Associate Director of Research, College of
Dr. Ernie Minton
Student Body PresidentEli Schooley
Speaker of the Student SenateKyle Nuss
SGA State Relations ChairEric Haun
SGA Governmental Relations ChairMegan Walden
Graduate Student CouncilKris Grinter
Assistant to the DirectorKristin Holt
Legislative AssistantBen Brown
Legislative AssistantGarrett Kays