Who We Are

Cabinet Members

Five Voting Members Appointed by the Governor

Cabinet Chair, Mr. Kim Moore

Nonprofit Consultant, Achieve Philanthropy LLC

Ms. LeEtta Felter

Business owner and local school board member

Ms. Terri Rice

Senior Marketing Manager, Cox Business

Dr. Tyler K. Smith, M.D.

General Academic Pediatrician, Fellowship Program Director, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Ms. DiAnne Owen Graham

President, Graham Advisors, LLC

Four Voting Members appointed by Legislative Leadership

Ms. Dinah Sykes

Senator and Senate President appointee

Ms. Shari Weber

Speaker of the House

Dr. Valdenia Winn

Representative, House Minority Leader appointee

Ms. Annie McKay

Senate Minority Leader

Ex-Officio Members

Lee A. Norman, M.D

Secretary, Kansas Department of Health & Environment (Ms. Rachel Sisson, KDHE Designee)

Ms. Laura Howard

Secretary, Department for Children and Families (Ms. Sandra Kimmons, DCF Designee)


Dr. Blake Flanders

President & CEO, Kansas Board of Regents (Dr. Karla Wiscombe, KBOR Designee)


Dr. Randy Watson

Commissioner of Education (Ms. Amanda Petersen, KSDE Designee)


Hon. Lee A. Johnson

Supreme Court Chief Justice (Ms. Amy Raymond, Supreme Courts Designee)


Mr. Randall Bowman

Deputy Secretary, Kansas Department of Corrections, Juvenile Justice Authority


Cabinet Staff

Melissa Rooker

Executive Director

Amy Meek

Early Childhood Director

Dyogga Adegbore

Program Consultant II