Cabinet Members & Staff

Cabinet Members

Five Voting Members Appointed by the Governor

Cabinet Chair, Kim Moore, J.D.

Nonprofit Consultant, Achieve Philanthropy LLC

LeEtta Felter

Business owner and local school board member

Terri Rice

Senior Marketing Manager, Cox Business

Tyler K. Smith, M.D.

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

DiAnne Owen Graham

President, Graham Advisors, LLC

Four Voting Members appointed by Legislative Leadership

Renee Erickson

Senator and Senate President appointee

Deliece Hofen

Speaker of the House

Monica Murnan

House Minority Leader appointee

John Wilson

Senate Minority Leader appointee

Ex-Officio Members

Janet Stanek

Acting Secretary, Kansas Department of Health & Environment (Drew Duncan, Designee)

Blake Flanders, Ph.D.

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

Keynen J. Wall, J.D.

Kansas Supreme Court Justice

Laura Howard, J.D.

Secretary, Department for Children and Families (Carla Whiteside-Hicks, Designee)

Randy Watson, Ed.D.

Commissioner of Education (Amanda Petersen, Designee)

Jeff Zmuda

Secretary, Kansas Department of Corrections (Matthew Billinger, Designee)

Cabinet Staff

Melissa Rooker

Executive Director

Amy Meek

Early Childhood Director

Dyogga Adegbore

Program Consultant II

Megan Brohaugh

Early Childhood Systems Specialist

Hannah White

Early Childhood Workforce Coordinator