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{{Kansas SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Kansas Chairman of Corporation Commission''' is a three member board in the Kansas state government.
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|Office=Corporation Commission
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Office website = http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/about/sievers.htm
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|Term limits = None
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|Seats =3
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|Length of term = Serves at the governor's pleasure
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|Authority =Kansas Statute, Chapter 66, Article 1
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|Selected =Appointed by the governor
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|Chair =[[Mark Sievers]]
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Kansas|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Kansas|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Kansas Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Attorney General of Kansas|Attorney General]] • [[Kansas Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Kansas Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] • [[Kansas Secretary of Agriculture|Agriculture Secretary]] • [[Kansas Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks|Wildlife and Parks Secretary]] • [[Kansas Secretary of Labor|Labor Secretary]] • [[Kansas Corporation Commission|Corporation Commission]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Kansas Chairman of Corporation Commission''' is a three member board in the Kansas state government. Commissioners are selected by gubernatorial appointment, and one member is elected to serve as chair. The commission's mission is "to protect the public interest through impartial, efficient, and transparent resolution of all jurisdictional issues; and by participating in other forums and tribunals where articulated state policy objectives are at issue."<ref>[http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/about/index.htm ''Kansas Corporation Commission,'' "Mission Statement," accessed December 17, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
The current chairman is [[Mark Sievers]], while [[Thomas E. Wright]] and [[Shari Feist Albrecht]] are commissioners.
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The current chairman is [[Mark Sievers]], while [[Thomas E. Wright]] and [[Shari Feist Albrecht]] are commissioners.<ref>[http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/about/index.htm ''Kansas Corporation Commission,'' "About the Commissioners," accessed March 7, 2013]</ref>
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==Appointments==
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The three members of the commission are appointed by the [[Governor of Kansas]].
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==Authority==
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The commission is established by Kansas Statute, Chapter 66, Article 1:
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'''Article 1, Section 1:'''
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| Electric public utilities; power, authority and jurisdiction of state corporation commission. The commission is given full power, authority and jurisdiction to supervise and control the electric public utilities, as defined in K.S.A. 66-101a, doing business in Kansas, and is empowered to do all things necessary and convenient for the exercise of such power, authority and jurisdiction.
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==Contact information==
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'''Main Office'''<br>
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1500 SW Arrowhead Road<br>
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Topeka, KS 66604-4027<br>
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'''Email:''' public.affairs@kcc.ks.gov<br>
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'''Phone:''' (785) 271-3100<br>
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'''Fax:''' (785) 271-3354<br>
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'''Patti Petersen-Klein, Executive Director'''<br>
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'''Phone:''' (785) 271-3166<br>
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'''Fax:''' (785) 271-3354<br>
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*See full list of contacts [http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/contact.htm here]
  
 
==See also==
 
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*[[Thomas E. Wright]]
 
*[[Thomas E. Wright]]
 
*[[Mark Sievers]]
 
*[[Mark Sievers]]
*[[Ward Loyd]]
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*[[Shari Feist Albrecht]]
  
 
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* [http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/ Kansas Corporation Commission]
 
* [http://www.kcc.state.ks.us/ Kansas Corporation Commission]
 
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Revision as of 13:36, 8 June 2013

Kansas Corporation Commission
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
Total Seats:  3
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Kansas Statute, Chapter 66, Article 1
Leadership:  Mark Sievers
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Other Kansas Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerCommissioner of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance CommissionerWildlife and Parks SecretaryLabor SecretaryCorporation Commission
The Kansas Chairman of Corporation Commission is a three member board in the Kansas state government. Commissioners are selected by gubernatorial appointment, and one member is elected to serve as chair. The commission's mission is "to protect the public interest through impartial, efficient, and transparent resolution of all jurisdictional issues; and by participating in other forums and tribunals where articulated state policy objectives are at issue."[1]

Current officeholder

The current chairman is Mark Sievers, while Thomas E. Wright and Shari Feist Albrecht are commissioners.[2]

Appointments

The three members of the commission are appointed by the Governor of Kansas.

Authority

The commission is established by Kansas Statute, Chapter 66, Article 1:

Article 1, Section 1:

Electric public utilities; power, authority and jurisdiction of state corporation commission. The commission is given full power, authority and jurisdiction to supervise and control the electric public utilities, as defined in K.S.A. 66-101a, doing business in Kansas, and is empowered to do all things necessary and convenient for the exercise of such power, authority and jurisdiction.

Contact information

Main Office
1500 SW Arrowhead Road
Topeka, KS 66604-4027
Email: public.affairs@kcc.ks.gov
Phone: (785) 271-3100
Fax: (785) 271-3354

Patti Petersen-Klein, Executive Director
Phone: (785) 271-3166
Fax: (785) 271-3354

  • See full list of contacts here

See also

External links

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