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
Legislative AssistantBen Brown
Vice President for ResearchDr. Karen Burg
Assistant VP of Communications, K-State Alumni 
Association
Linda Cook
CEO, K-State SalinaDr. Verna Fitzsimmons
Dean of the College of AgricultureDr. John Floros
SGA State Relations ChairAsher Gililand
Graduate Student CouncilKris Grinter
SGA Governmental Relations ChairSarah Haley
Assistant to the DirectorKristin Holt
Interim University Budget DirectorKaren Horton
University Support Staff Senate PresidentKerry Jennings
Student Body PresidentReagan Kays
Legislative AssistantGarrett Kays
Faculty Senate Outgoing PresidentDr. Julia Keen
Provost and Senior Vice PresidentDr. April Mason
Associate Director of Research, College of 
Agriculture
Dr. Ernie Minton
Vice President for Communications & MarketingJeff Morris
Director of Governmental Relations 
State Relations Committee Chair
Dr. Sue Peterson
Faculty Senate PresidentDr. Dave Rintoul 
University Support Staff Senate Outgoing PresidentJan Taggart
Speaker of the Student SenateAbby Works