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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. 

Jack AyersStudent Body President
Dr. Tammy BeckhamDean of the College of Veterinary Medicine
Cindy BontragerVice President for Administration & Finance
Linda CookAssistant VP of Communications, K-State Alumni Association
Dr. Peter DorhoutVice President for Research
Sam EmersonGraduate Student Council
Ethan EricksonUniversity Budget Director
Carrie FinkUniversity Support Staff President
Dr. Verna FitzsimmonsCEO, K-State Polytechnic
Dr. John FlorosDean of the College of Agriculture
Dr. Brian LindshieldFaculty Senate President
Dr. April MasonProvost and Senior Vice President
Jeff MorrisVice President for Communications and Marketing
Jonathan PeuchenStudent Governing Association Speaker
 Governmental Relations Staff
Dr. Sue Peterson (Chair)Director of Governmental Relations
Kristin HoltAssistant to the Director
Asher GillilandLegislative Assistant
Caleb HurstLegislative Assistant
Lacy PittsLegislative Assistant