Cabinet Members & Staff

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. Deliece Hofen

Speaker of the House

Ms. Monica Murnan

Representative, House Minority Leader appointee

Mr. John Wilson

Senate Minority Leader appointee

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. Rebekah Gaston, 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. Keynen J. Wall

Kansas Supreme Court Justice


Ms. Hope Cooper

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