About Us

The KANSASWORKS State Board charge is to connect all services into a comprehensive workforce system and to serve as the organizer of those connections with the ultimate-goal of positioning KANSASWORKS as the premier workforce system in the nation. The board’s diverse representation assists in establishing connections and provides a statewide perspective.


The KANSASWORKS State Board is the Governor’s principal private sector policy advisor on building a strong workforce development system that is aligned with state education policies and economic development goals. All of its members are appointed by the Governor and represent a diverse cross section of business, labor, education, vocational rehabilitation, economic development and general public.

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Goal 1

Advancing a One KANSASWORKS Experience

Lead efforts to enhance, coordinate, and standardize state and local workforce system websites and tools with an emphasis on a consistent experience across the state.

Goal 2

Virtual Services

Coordinate communication and outreach efforts between state and local partners.

Goal 3


Establish coordinated workforce planning, investments, and operations, aligned to build relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet industry needs in order to attract and retain people in our state.


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Executive Committee

Please check back, as we continue to develop the State Board Committee structure.

Strategic Plan


Contact Us

The KANSASWORKS State Board is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Any individual with a disability may request accommodations by emailing workforcesvcs@ks.gov, TDD 711 or 1-800-766-3777. Requests should be made at least (5) working days in advance of the event. 

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