Board Members

The KANSASWORKS State Board serves as a review board and change agent empowered with the responsibility of making recommendations to the Governor and to state agencies to align workforce development with the needs of economic development in the state.

Laura Kelly, Governor

State of Kansas

 

Daniel Decker, Director

DCF / Rehabilitation Services

 

Scott Grandon, Business Manager

Pipe Fitters Local 533

 

Stephanie Harder, VP, Communications  

Textron Aviation

 

David Harwood, Sr Vice President {Chair}

Terracon Consultants

 

Shaun Junkins, Machinist

Beech Aircraft

 

Sara Koehn, Human Resource Director

Western Plains Medical Complex

 

Sarah LaFrenz, President

Kansas Organization of State Employees

 

Hector Martinez, Director for Workforce Development

Kansas Board of Regents

 

Robert North, Chief Counsel

Kansas Department of Commerce

 

 

Kristen O'Shea, Senator

Kansas Legislature

 

Neelima Parasker, CEO

SnapIT Solutions

 

Carol Perry, VP Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer {Co-Chair}

Stormont Vail Healthcare

 

Jason Probst, Representative

Kansas Legislature

 

Rob Roberts, Chief Elected Official

Local Area 5

 

Blanca Soto, Commissioner

Dodge City, Kansas

 

Devon Teran, Business Development Consultant

Ad Astra, Kansas City, Kansas

 

Janeth Vazquez, Director of Marketing & Business Development

Southwest Medical Center, Liberal Kansas

 

Perry Wiggins, Governor's Military Council

Military Transition Employment

 

Brian Threadgold, International Representative

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

 

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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