Kansas Corporation Commission

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Kansas Corporation Commission
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Total Seats:  3
Term limits:  None
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]


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


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

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