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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. 

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 CouncilSam Emerson
SGA State Relations DirectorBrodie Hermann
Student Body PresidentAndy Hurtig
SGA Governmental Relations ChairJonathan Peuchen
University Support Staff Senate PresidentPam Warren
Provost and Senior Vice PresidentDr. April Mason
Vice President for Communications & MarketingJeff Morris
Dean of the College of Veterinary MedicineDr. Tammy Beckham
Past Faculty Senate PresidentDr. Dave Rintoul 
Faculty Senate PresidentDr. Fred Guzek
Governmental Relations Staff 
Director of Governmental Relations 
State Relations Committee Chair
Dr. Sue Peterson
Assistant to the DirectorKristin Holt
Legislative AssistantAsher Gilliland