The Treasurer of the State of Kansas
is the chief financial officer of the government of Kansas
. The treasurer is publicly elected in midterm election years alongside the governor
, lieutenant governor
, attorney general
, secretary of state
, and insurance commissioner
The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds and acting as the state's bank.
The current treasurer of Kansas is Ron Estes. Estes, the state's 39th Treasurer, won election in November 2010 and was sworn in January 10, 2011.
As with Kansas' other executive officers, the state treasurer is elected to serve for a term of four years of length, which runs concurrently with the term of the governor. The election is held in November and the statewide official takes office the following January.
The office is separated into five areas, administration, bond services, cash management, Kansas learning quest and unclaimed property. The administration department cover the overall working of the office, the bond department issues money to schools or cities that have bonds, the cash department keeps track of allocated money and invests it as needed. Unclaimed property tracks down owners or heirs and the learning quest department provides funds for higher education to students in need.
- Treasurer/Assistant Treasurer Laws
- Agricultural Production Loan Deposit Program Rules and Regs
- Bond Services Division Laws
- Cash Management Division Laws
- Kansas Learning Quest Rules, Regs, and Laws
- State's Money Handling Laws
- Unclaimed Property Rules, Regs, and Laws
- Housing Loan Program Rules and Reg
In 2011, the Treasurer earned a salary of $86,003. 
Kansas State Treasurer's Office
900 SW Jackson, Suite 201
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1235
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Kansas State Treasurer.com, "About us," accessed May 21, 2012
- ↑ Kansas Treasurer, "Ron Estes," accessed December 17, 2012
- ↑ Kansas Legislature, "State Code Chapter 25 Article 40. - ELECTION AND TERMS OF STATE OFFICERS," accessed December 17, 2012
- ↑ The Council of State Governments, "Book of States 2011- Table 4.11", accessed February 2, 2012