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. 

Vice President for Administration & FinanceCindy Bontrager
Vice President for ResearchDr. Karen Burg
Assistant VP of Communications, K-State Alumni AssociationLinda Cook
University Budget DirectorEthan Erickson
CEO, K-State SalinaDr. Verna Fitzsimmons
Dean of the College of AgricultureDr. John Floros
Graduate Student CouncilKris Grinter
SGA State Relations ChairBrodie Hermann
Student Body PresidentAndy Hurtig
SGA Governmental Relations ChairJonathan Peuchen
University Support Staff Senate PresidentKerry Jennings
Provost and Senior Vice PresidentDr. April Mason
Vice President for Communications & MarketingJeff Morris
Dean of the College of Veterinary MedicineRalph Richardson
Faculty Senate PresidentDr. Dave Rintoul 
Governmental Relations Staff 
Director of Governmental Relations 
State Relations Committee Chair
Dr. Sue Peterson
Assistant to the DirectorKristin Holt
Legislative AssistantBen Brown
Legislative AssistantGarrett Kays