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Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks

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Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $69,426,525
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Robin Jennison
Assumed office:  May 2, 2011
Compensation:  $111,490
Other Kansas Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerCommissioner of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance CommissionerWildlife and Parks SecretaryLabor SecretaryCorporation Commission
The Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks is an appointed, state executive position in the Kansas state government.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Robin Jennison.[1]

Authority

The Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Chapter 32, Article 8 of the Kansas Code.

Article 8, Section 1:

(a) In order to reorganize the administration, planning and regulation of the state's parks, wildlife and other natural resources, there is hereby established within the executive branch of government the Kansas department of wildlife, parks and tourism, which shall be administered under the direction and supervision of a secretary of wildlife, parks and tourism...[2]

Qualifications

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Appointments

Kansas state government organizational chart

The secretary is appointed by the Governor of Kansas.

Vacancies

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Duties

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Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism's budget for fiscal year 2012 was $69,426,525.[3]

Compensation

2013

In 2013, the secretary received a salary of $111,490. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[4]

2011

In 2011, the Secretary of Wildlife and Parks earned a salary of $86,003.[5]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Operations Office
512 SE 25th Ave.
Pratt, KS 67124
(620) 672-5911

For licensing/permit questions call the Licensing Section at (620) 672-5911

Office of the Secretary
1020 S. Kansas, Rm 200
Topeka, KS 66612-1327
(785) 296-2281

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