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    • Accountancy, Kansas Board of
      The Kansas Board of Accountancy’s (KSBOA) web site is a free service intended to provide useful information regarding CPAs and the practice of public accountancy in the State of Kansas. While the Board strives to provide accurate and reliable information, the Board does not warrant the accuracy of every item of information provided online and accepts no liability for damages of any kind resulting from reliance on this information.
    • Adjutant General’s Department, State of Kansas
      Operates to serve the needs of local Kansas communities, the state, and the nation through the Division of Emergency Management, Kansas Homeland Security, Kansas Army National Guard and Kansas Air National Guard.
    • Administration, Kansas Department of
      The Department of Administration is a service agency. Our customers are Kansas taxpayers and our fellow state employees and agencies. It is our mission to provide excellent customer service, every time.
    • African American Affairs Commission, Kansas
      The KAAAC members devise strategies to address the public policy concerns of the African American community through its partnerships with the state agencies, corporations and foundations. The Commission will serve as a conduit for programs, grants, research, and policy advice for state and local organizations in addressing concerns that are unique to the African American Community in the state of Kansas.
    • Aggregate Producers’ Association, Kansas
      Dedicated to betterment of the ready mixed concrete and aggregate industries in the state of Kansas.
    • Aging and Disability Services, Kansas Department of
      Answers questions about senior services, adult care homes and special events. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services can help you find the information you need for yourself, a relative or a friend.
    • Agribusiness Retailers Association, Kansas
      Represents fertilizer and chemical retail dealers, as well as the product manufacturers and distributors.
    • Agriculture, Kansas Department of
      Administers the laws and programs assigned to the Department for the benefit of the people of Kansas.
    • American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas
      Promotion and development of the highest standards of professional competence and ethics.
    • Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas
      Advances the interest of CMHCs and the individuals they serve. The Association provides legislative representation, offers leadership and professional education, highlights model practices and programs, and identifies resources for addressing the challenges faced by local mental health authorities.
    • Attorney General, Kansas
      KSAG promotes public safety, consumers and taxpayers. Also, provides quality legal services for the State and its agencies. You can find information about the other services they provide, such as concealed carry licenses and crime victims services. You can file a complaint, check out the list of Kansas’ most wanted criminals, or search the offender registry. You also can follow the latest news from the office.
    • Bank Commissioner, Office of the State
      Regulation for all state-chartered banks, trust companies, mortgage businesses, supervised lenders, credit service organizations, and money transmitters that do business in the State of Kansas.
    • Bankers Association , Kansas
      The leading advocate for the banking industry in Kansas, providing services to assist banks in maximizing both their profitability and their accountability.
    • Bar Association, Kansas
      Dedicated to advancing the professionalism and legal skills of lawyers; promoting the interests of the legal profession; providing services to members; advocating positions on law related issues; encouraging public understanding of the law; and promoting the effective administration of our system of justice. The Kansas Bar Foundation supports programs that provide access to the legal system for low-income Kansans, advocacy for children in need of care and victims of domestic violence. Funding also provides scholarships, educational materials and teacher training for public and private schools about the role of law and lawyers in society.
    • Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
      Protects and serves the consumers of services offered by BSRB licensees through the issuance of licenses, resolution of complaints and the creation of appropriate regulations.
    • Bioscience Authority, Kansas
      Kansas has the largest concentration of animal health companies in the world. KBA’s researchers are making breakthroughs in oncology, medical devices, and other important areas of human health
    • Board of Regents, Kansas
      The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (seven public universities, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges).
    • Broadcasters, Kansas Association of
      KAB’s mission is to provide professional lobbying and governmental representation, efficient communication and effective recruiting, education and training for Kansas broadcasters, and to promote free over-the-air broadcasting for the purpose of enhancing the success of Kansas broadcasters and helping them better serve the people of Kansas.
    • Building Industry Association, Kansas
      Provides Legislative representation and is an advocacy organization for construction professionals throughout the state of Kansas. The Kansas Building Industry Association plays a crucial role in providing housing for Kansans. KBIA serves as an advocate for Kansas housing industry, and as a corporate channel through which builders contribute time, money and services to local community service projects and education initiatives. KBIA members include builders, remodelers, developers, suppliers, manufacturers, and architects, engineers, real estate brokers, lenders, attorneys, insurance providers, and other industry professionals.
    • Certified Development Companies, Kansas Association of
      Provides financial structuring and packaging services to businesses utilizing state, local, SBA and private funding sources. Mission: The KACDC exists to promote and assist in the growth and development of small business concerns in the State of Kansas through its support of your local Certified Development Company.
    • Child Death Review Board
      A multi-disciplinary, multi-agency board that examines the circumstances surrounding the deaths of all Kansas children (birth through 17 years of age) and children who are not residents, but die in the state.
    • Children and Families, Kansas Department for
      Protects children and promotes adult self-sufficiency. SRS partners to connect Kansans with supports and services to improve lives
    • Children’s Alliance of Kansas
      Child Welfare, Foster Care Services, Child Abuse, advocacy, kids, children, abuse, welfare
    • Chiropractic Association, Kansas
      Objective and purpose is to protect the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic and the professional welfare of its members and also to establish a high professional code of ethics.
    • Citizens’ Utility Ratepayer Board
      Protects and advocates on behalf of the interests of residential and small commercial ratepayers before the Kansas Corporation Commission and in the Kansas courts. CURB is committed to providing efficient and effective legal and technical representation for residential and small commercial utility ratepayers and to ensure that utilities are allowed to charge only just and reasonable rates to Kansans.
    • City/County Management, Kansas Association of
      The purpose of KACM is to enhance the quality of local government and to support and assist local government professionals in Kansas. To further its mission, KACM: -Supports and actively promotes council-manager government and professional management in all forms of local government -Provides training programs and publications for local government professionals that improve their skills, increase their knowledge of local government, and strengthen their commitment to the ethics, values, and ideals of the profession -Supports members in their efforts to meet professional, partnership, and personal needs
    • Commerce, Department of
      As the state’s lead economic development agency, the Kansas Department of Commerce strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas. The Department comprises a variety of programs and services that create jobs, attract new investment, provide workforce training, encourage community development and promote the state as a wonderful place to live and work.
    • Community College Trustees, Kansas Association of
      To build better futures through cooperation, collaboration and communication in advocating on behalf of community colleges; to position community colleges to better serve Kansas constituencies. KACCT was created to advocate conditions favorable for community colleges to achieve their missions. The purpose of the Association is to provide leadership for community college education in Kansas, to provide opportunities for trustee development and growth, and to seek ways to improve the financing of community colleges.
    • Conservation, Kansas Division of
      Conservation of natural resources is an important concern for all Kansans. The Division of Conservation, working with the 105 local conservation districts, the 88 organized watershed districts, other special purpose districts, and state and federal entities administer programs to improve water quality, reduce soil erosion, conserve water, reduce flood potential and provide local water supply. The DOC has the responsibility to administer the Conservation Districts Law, the Watershed District Act and other statutes authorizing various programs. The agency budget is financed from the dedicated funding of the Kansas State Water Plan Special Revenue Fund, State General Fund, and fee funds.
    • Continuing Legal Education Commission, Kansas
      The Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission is responsible for the administration of the rules and regulations for continuing education for lawyers. KSCLE’s duties also also include updating the requirements and rules as necessary, monitoring each attorney’s compliance with the requirements, notifying attorneys of CLE status, accrediting courses and working with providers of CLE.
    • Contractors Association, Kansas
      The Kansas Contractors Association (KCA) is the recognized leader of the heavy construction industry in the state of Kansas. Provides services to its members in such areas as legislation, governmental regulations, on-the-job training, liaison with awarding authorities, project information and numerous other services.
    • Contractors Association, Kansas
      The KCA is a professional association of contractors and those who provide supplies and services to the heavy, highway and utility construction industry.
    • Corporation Commission, Kansas
      The KCC regulates natural gas, electricity, telephone and transportation vendors requiring safe, adequate and reliable services at reasonable rates. KCC also requires oil and gas producers to protect the environmental and correlative rights.
    • Corrections, Department of
      Department of Corrections, as part of the criminal justice system, contributes to public safety by exercising safe and effective control of inmates by managing offenders in the community, and by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens.
    • Cosmetology, Kansas Board of
      Protects the health and safety of the consuming public by licensing qualified individuals and enforcing standards of practice.
    • Counties, Kansas Association of
      Provides legislative representation, educational and technical services and a wide range of informational services to its 105 member counties.
    • County Clerks and Elected Officials Association, Kansas
      To protect and promote public trust and confidence by supporting the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Kansas, and to deliver quality professional services.
    • County Counselors Association of Kansas
      The CCAK’s primary mission is to enhance the quality of legal services and representation provided to county governments in Kansas
    • County Treasurer’s Association, Kansas
      Dedicated to providing quality, professional service to the citizens of Kansas. Vehicle and tax forms offered online.
    • Credit Union Association, Kansas
      The Kansas Credit Union Association (KCUA) is the trade association for credit unions in Kansas, serving more than half a million Kansas consumers.
    • Credit Unions, Kansas Department of
      Protects Kansas citizens from undue financial risk through the examination and supervision of Kansas credit unions to ensure safe and sound operation and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
    • Crime Victims’ Compensation Program
      The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board provides victims with financial assistance for loss of earnings and out-of-pocket loss for injuries sustained as a direct result of violent crime.
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Kansas Commission for the
      The Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) is a state agency authorized to develop and implement a program of information and referral, advocacy, public education and direct services.
    • Deaf, Kansas School for the
      The Kansas School for the Deaf – A placement option available to all deaf children in Kansas ages 3-21. A barrier-free communication environment which fosters early, fluent communication and on-going fluent communication. Bilingual instruction, which builds on the strengths of a fluent, visual language [American Sign Language] to develop fluency in a second, written language [English].
    • Defense Counsel, Association of
      KADC is a statewide non-profit organization of Kansas lawyers who devote a substantial part of their practice to the defense of litigated cases. The goal of KADC is to enhance the knowledge and improve the skills of defense lawyers, and elevate the standards of trial practice.
    • Dental Association, Kansas
      Promotes public health and health service to advance the art and science of dentistry, and to foster an awareness of the obligations and responsibilities of the dental profession to society.
    • Dental Board, Kansas
      The Kansas Dental Board is the licensing and regulatory office for dentists and dental hygienists in the State of Kansas.
    • Development Finance Authority, Kansas
      KDFA works with qualifying public and private entities to identify financial resources and appropriate financial structures. For information on capital finance mechanisms available to governmental and qualifying private enterprises, KDFA is a statewide, multipurpose financial resource.
    • Disability Concerns,Kansas Commission on
      The Commission provides information to the public (communities and people) with disabilities on employment (work), school (to work or transition), home, play/community, youth issues, and disability history. KCDC is also an informational and referral resource for people who are not sure where to go for their problem or issue. Also, the Commission provides policy recommendations to the State of Kansas on changes to laws, regulations and programs that affect people with disabilities.
    • Education Map, Kansas State Department of
      This page provides information for any county, organization (i.e. school district), or school in the state of Kansas. Among the information available are: school/district addresses, email addresses, homepage addresses, administrators, enrollment, dropouts, graduates, staff, vocational education enrollment, violence, crime, suspensions, expulsions, attendance rate, advanced science, advanced math, algebraic mastery, schedule, student improvement plans, staff development, student satisfaction, salaries, certified teachers, noncertified teachers, inclement weather dates, and accreditation information.
    • Education, Kansas Department of
      KSDE is a service agency that provides leadership, resources, support and accountability to the state’s K-12 education system. KSDE administers the state’s governance of education, standards and assessments, special education services, child nutrition and wellness, title programs and services, career and technical education, and financial aid.
    • Electric Cooperatives, Kansas
      KEC represents the interests and provides needed services and programs to electric cooperatives that serve member/consumers within the state. KEC functions for the mutual benefit of its members to promote rural electrification, Governmental Relations, Apparatus Testing, Loss Control and Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Communications, Education,Training, Legal Assistance, Rural TV, and Management Consulting Services and foster the principles on which electric cooperatives were founded.
    • Electric Transmission Authority, KS
      KETA was created in 2005 by enactment of HB 2263, the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority Act. Our mission is to further ensure planning and reliable operation of the electrical transmission system, diversify and expand the Kansas economy and facilitate the delivery and use of Kansas energy through improvements in the state’s electric transmission infrastructure and related policy initiatives.
    • Emergency Management Association, Kansas
      KEMA is a network of leaders dedicated to providing excellence in Emergency Management and Homeland Security for Kansas (which is broken down into 6 regions). KEMA is responsible for monitoring and reviewing past, current and future legislative actions that have the potential to impact Emergency Management activities and/or organizations. All Public Officials, Emergency Management, or related fields, and all personnel involved in all hazards emergency planning or emergency response are eligible for membership. KEMA offers networking opportunities among local emergency managers as well as opportunities to interact with state and national emergency management professionals and other affiliated individuals, governmental agencies and interested private groups.
    • Emergency Management, Kansas Division of
      KDEM is the arm of the Adjutant General’s Department that provides mitigation advocacy, planning requirements and guidance, and builds sustainable capabilities across all phases of Emergency Management in Kansas. KDEM also works with county emergency agencies with mutual assistance on day-to-day operations, and during times of disasters.
    • Emergency Medical Services, Kansas State Board of
      Protects the public health and welfare by ensuring appropriate out-of-hospital care. KSBEMS also adopts standards, regulations and licenses Emergency Services that provide ambulance transportation, and the Paramedics and EMTs who work for the service/company and transport patients.
    • Examiners in Optometry, Kansas State Board of
      Provides licenses or renewals, and enforces and administers optometry law.
    • Farm Bureau, Kansas
      To serve Farm Bureau members in Kansas through programs, products and services which enhance the business and profession of farming, increase members’ net income, provide superior value in the marketplace and improve the quality of life in Kansas.
    • Financial Planning Association
      The FPA is a leadership and advocacy organization connecting those who provide, support and benefit from professional financial planning. The FPA is comprised of a nationwide network of local chapters. There are 2 chapters that are located in Kansas – FPA of Kansas, and FPA of Greater Kansas City.
    • Fire Marshal, Kansas State
      The Office of the State Fire Marshal is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Kansas from the hazards of fire, explosion and hazardous materials. Our aim is to reduce the deaths, injuries, and property losses of Kansans through: Inspection Enforcement Regulation Investigation Hazardous material incident mitigation Public education
    • Forest Service, Kansas
      The Agency serves rural landowners, communities, rural fire districts, forest and arboriculture industries, and citizens of the state through its Conservation Tree and Shrub Planting, Fire Management, Community Forestry, Rural Forestry, Marketing and Utilization, and Forest Health programs.
    • General Contractors, Kansas Association of
      AGCKS is the Chamber of Commerce for the commercial construction industry in the state of Kansas. Services include workforce development & safety training programs, legislative & regulatory representation in Federal, State and Local levels.
    • Gifted, Talented, and Creative, Association for the
      Provides information and resources to educators, parents and the community.
    • GIS Policy Board
      The Kansas GIS Policy Board works to ensure a technological environment where GIS is recognized as an integral and indispensable tool for government and businesses to serve the information needs of citizens and customers.
    • Government Ethics Commission, Kansas
      Administers, interprets and enforces the Campaign Finance Act and laws relating to conflict of interests, financial disclosure and the regulation of lobbying.
    • Grain and Feed Association, Kansas
      Represents the grain storage and handling industry.
    • Great Plains Nature Center
      Provides opportunities to the public to learn about natural resources, especially the wildlife and plant species, of the Great Plains Region.
    • Healing Arts, Kansas Board of
      Protects the public by authorizing only those persons who meet and maintain certain qualifications to engage in eleven health care professions in this state.
    • Health and Environment, Kansas Department of
      Optimizes the promotion and protection of the health of Kansans through efficient and effective public health programs and services and through preservation, protection and remediation.
    • Health Care Association, Kansas
      A statewide non-profit association that represents more than 200 long-term care providers.
    • Health Care Stabilization Fund
      Provides excess professional liability coverage for Kansas health care providers.
    • Health Information Management Association
      An organization of professionals who manage health information benefiting the health care consumer, providers and all users of clinical data.
    • Health Policy Authority, Kansas
      The Authority is responsible for coordinating a statewide health policy agenda that incorporates effective purchasing and administration with health promotion strategies.
    • Heartland Paralegal Association
      Mission Statement: The Heartland Paralegal Association (“HPA”) is a not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the advancement of the paralegal profession by promoting the benefits of effective and increased utilization of paralegals within the legal community. Prior to April, 2010, known as “Heartland Association of Legal Assistants”.
    • Highway Patrol, Kansas
      Devoted to improving the quality of life in our state through spirited and dedicated service.
    • Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission, Kansas
      The Kansas Advisory Committee on Hispanic Affairs is dedicated to assisting in the improvement of the educational, economic, social and political position of Hispanics in Kansas.
    • Historical Society, Kansas State
      The Kansas Historical Society is the state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state’s history to facilitate government accountability, economic development, and the education of Kansans. This is accomplished by collecting, preserving, and interpreting materials and information pertaining to state government and Kansas history.
    • Home Care Association, Kansas
      Health care options offering a range of medical care and support services provided in the home.
    • Hospital Association, Kansas
      A voluntary non-profit organization existing to provide leadership and services to member hospitals.
    • Housing Resources Corporation, Kansas
      Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is a self-supporting, public corporation which serves as the primary administrator of federal housing programs for the State of Kansas. Our mission is to increase the availability of affordable, decent and accessible housing for lower-income Kansans. Created as a “one stop shop for housing,” KHRC administers over 25 affordable housing programs with five primary areas of emphasis: Homeownership, Rental Housing, Program Compliance, Housing with Supportive Services, and Asset Management.
    • Human Rights Commission, Kansas
      Mission is to prevent and eliminate discrimination and assure equal opportunities in all employment relations, to eliminate and prevent discrimination, segregation or separation, and assure equal opportunities in all places of public accommodations and in housing.
    • Independent Oil and Gas, Kansas Association of
      Provides up-to-date oil and gas information to members.
    • Indigent’s Defense Services, Board of
      The statutory mission of the State Board of Indigents’ Defense Services is to provide, supervise and coordinate, in the most efficient and economical manner possible, the constitutionally and statutorily required counsel and related service for each indigent person accused of a felony and for such other indigent persons as prescribed by law.
    • Information Network of Kansas
      Ten member public/private board of directors responsible for the oversight and management of the official state portal, Kansas.gov, and delivery of eGovernment solutions.
    • Insurance Agents, Kansas Association of
      Kansas Association of Insurance Agents (KAIA) is dedicated to promoting and advancing the interests of the independent insurance system.
    • Insurance Department, Kansas
      The Kansas Insurance Department was established by the Kansas Legislature in 1871. The major functions of the Department are to regulate and review companies for financial solvency and regulatory compliance, educate consumers, assist consumers, and license agents selling insurance products in the state.
    • InterHab
      A resource network for Kansans with disabilities.
    • Investigation , Kansas Bureau of
      Dedicated to providing professional investigative and laboratory services to criminal justice agencies, and the collection and dissemination of criminal justice information to public and private agencies for the purpose of promoting public safety and the prevention of crime in Kansas.
    • Judicial Administration, Office of
      The Office of Judicial Administration (OJA) implements the rules and policies of the Supreme Court as they apply to the operation and administration of the Judicial Branch.
    • Judicial Council
      Works to improve the administration of justice in Kansas by continuously studying the Judicial System and related areas of law, recommending changes when they are considered appropriate, and by preparing publications which further this mission.
    • Juvenile Justice Authority, Kansas
      News about prevention and corrections in juvenile justice.
    • Kansas Association of Addiction Professionals
      The mission of KAAP is to create one unified organization for addiction and prevention professionals in the state of Kansas.
    • Kansas Attorney General
      KSAG promotes public safety, consumers and taxpayers. Also, provides quality legal services for the State and its agencies. You can find information about the other services they provide, such as concealed carry licenses and crime victims services. You can file a complaint, check out the list of Kansas’ most wanted criminals, or search the offender registry. You also can follow the latest news from the office.
    • Kansas Collaborative, The
      A joint effort between the State of Kansas, the Kansas Association of Counties and the League of Kansas Municipalities, dedicated to fostering collaboration and improving government efficiencies.
    • Kansas Courts
      The court system of the State of Kansas, including published opinions and links to other judiciary and legal resources.
    • Kansas Governor
      Visit the Kansas Governor’s Web site and learn more about the Governor, the state of Kansas and what’s happening at the Capitol.
    • Kansas Information Technology Executive Council
      The 17 member Information Technology Executive Council is responsible for approval and maintenance of all information technology policies, IT project management procedures, the statewide technical architecture, and the state’s strategic information management plan.
    • Kansas Legislative Services
      Legislative Administrative Services provides administrative and technical support for the Kansas Legislature and general public, as directed by the Legislative Coordinating Coun
    • Kansas Lottery
      The mission of the Kansas Lottery is to produce the maximum amount of revenue possible for the State of Kansas while insuring the integrity of all games.
    • Kansas Press Association
      The association hosts conventions, conferences and seminars for the newspaper industry, and serves as a central source of industry information.
    • Kansas Small Business Development Center
      The Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) helps small business owners and entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses through professional one-on-one consulting and training.
    • Kansas State Gaming
      Agency responsible for oversight of Native American Casinos, pursuant to Tribal-State Compacts, Kansas State Gaming Oversight Act, and Criminal Statutes.
    • Kansas State Library
      The State Library of Kansas seeks to improve the lives of Kansas residents by providing resources that: increase reading readiness and on-grade reading acuity; improve chances for academic success; help start and grow businesses; assist individuals with employment opportunities; and provide lifelong educational opportunities.
    • Kansas State School for the Blind
      Provides intensive and highly specialized teaching methods focused on the unique needs of students with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities
    • Kansas State School for the Blind
      The Kansas State School for the Blind is a special purpose school for students aged 3-21 years of age who are visually impaired and are referred by their local school district for evaluation at KSSB in consideration of a placement decision. KSSB is a secondary service provider that assists school districts in their provision of a Free and Appropriate Public Education for their students, through time-limited placements and statewide outreach services. Regardless of where KSSB services are provided, school districts retain primary responsibility for their students.

    • Labor, Kansas Department of
      KDOL serves Kansas workers and businesses by providing fair and efficient administration of state labor laws. We envision a Kansas where diverse people of wide ranging talents and vital enterprises prosper in a resource rich state.
    • Lansing Correctional Facility
      The Department of Corrections, as part of the criminal justice system, contributes to the public safety by exercising reasonable, safe, secure, and humane control of offenders while actively encouraging them to become law-abiding citizens.
    • LeadingAge Kansas
      Known as: LeadingAge Kansas They represent 160 not-for-profit nursing homes, retirement communities, hospital long-term care units, assisted living facilities, senior housing and community based service providers throughout the state.
    • League of Kansas Muncipalities
      Unifies, strengthens, and advocates for the interests of Kansas municipalities to advance the general welfare and promote the quality of life of the people who live within our cities.
    • Legal Assistants, Kansas Association of
      Promoting the profession of the legal assistant by encouraging the high order of ethical and professional attainment.
    • Legal Professionals, Inc., Kansas
      Kansas Legal Professionals, Inc. is a professional association for all persons in the legal field throughout the state of Kansas. There are currently 2 local chapters: Topeka Legal Professionals and Wichita Legal Professionals.

  • Legislative Division of Post Audit, Kansas
    Conducts performance audits, compliance and control audits, and financial-compliance audits of state government.
  • Legistlative Research Department, Kansas
    Department staff members are assigned to standing and special committees of the Legislature and provide policy and fiscal analysis for those committees and for individual legislators.
  • Library Association, Kansas
    The Kansas Library Association will facilitate the acquisition of needed skills and expand opportunities for professional development within the library community.
  • Livestock Association, Kansas
    Advance members’ common business interests and enhance their ability to meet consumer demand.
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman
    To advocate for the well-being, safety, and rights of residents of Kansas long-term care facilities by assisting them in attaining the highest possible quality of life.
  • Medically Underserved, Kansas Association for the
    The Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved (KAMU) is the federally designated Primary Care Association (PCA) of Kansas. KAMU’s mission is to grow and strengthen the Kansas Safety Net, which is made up of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and clinics so that all Kansans will have a health care home where people receive comprehensive primary, dental and behavioral health care and which covers the spectrum of preventive, acute and chronic health care needs.
  • Mortuary Arts, Kansas State Board of
    Assists consumers and licensed professionals in dealing with the delicate matters of funeral service.
  • Motor Vehicles, Kansas Division of
    Provides information and forms for driving records, changes to address, motor carrier services and vehicle registration.
  • Network Kansas
    If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur visit Network Kansas for free resources to begin or grow your business.
  • Nursing, Kansas State Board of
    Protects the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Kansas through the licensure and regulation process.
  • Office of Administrative Hearings
    The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) employs administrative law judges, and other support personnel to conduct proceedings for the Kansas Department for Children & Families (DCF), Kansas Department of Health & Environment, Kansas Health Policy Authority, Kansas Department on Aging, Division of Accounts & Reports (State Debt-setoff Program) and coordinates the State Civil Service Board hearing process for the Division of Personnel Services, along with many other state agencies.
  • Office of Information Technology Services
    The Office of Information Technology Services (OTIS) provides data processing, network and telecommunications, customer support, rates and administrative services, as well as business contingency planning for Kansas Government.
  • Paralegal Association, Kansas
    KPA provides a local forum for exchange of ideas, creative development and continuing education and promotes recognition of the profession as an integral partner in the delivery of legal services.
  • Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas
    A statewide trade association representing independent petroleum marketers, convenience store owners and gasoline retailers.
  • Pharmacy, Kansas Board of
    Ensures all pharmacy personnel and entities in this state are properly licensed and registered, and promotes the education and understanding of pharmacy related practices.
  • Pooled Money Investment Board
    Municipal Investment Pool and Investments in Kansas Banks.
  • Public Accountants Association of Kansas, Inc
    Provides competent tax, accounting and other related financial services to the general public.
  • Public Employees Retirement System, Kansas
    Provides three statewide defined-benefit retirement plans for state and local public employees.
  • Public Square, Kansas
    Dedicated to the promise of open government, Public Square provides the public with access to meeting notices for state agencies, boards and commissions. Established by Executive Order 18-08 by Gov. Jeff Colyer, M.D., the site provides timely notification of meetings, subject of the meeting, location, point of contact and other pertinent documents.
  • Public Transit Association, Kansas
    Promotion of public transportation in the state of Kansas.
  • Racing and Gaming Commission, Kansas
    Dedicated to protect the integrity of racing and gaming industries through enforcement of Kansas laws and is committed to preserving and instilling public trust and confidence.
  • Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Kansas
    Dedicated to betterment of the ready mixed concrete and aggregate industries in the state of Kansas.
  • Real Estate Appraisal Board, Kansas
    Provides appraisers, publications, renewal information and more.
  • Real Estate Commission, Kansas State
    Information about the Kansas Real Estate Commission and broker licensing.
  • Realtors, Association of
    Working with a realtor, owning a home, investing and more.
  • Realtors, Topeka Board of
    Search for homes, find a realtor, use the mortgage calculator and more.
  • Realty School of Kansas
    Providing education and training to realtors throughout the State of Kansas.
  • Rehabilitation Transition Services, Kansas
    Transition planning services are available to help special education students with severe disabilities plan for a smooth transition from school to employment.
  • Respiratory Care Society, Kansas
    Educate, advocate, and promote the profession and practice of Respiratory Care
  • Restaurant and Hospitality Association, Kansas
    To represent Kansas’ restaurants, hotels, motels, country clubs, private clubs and allied businesses and serve the interests of the members of the foodservice and hospitality industries in Kansas. To lobby for industry friendly legislation, to promote quality food and services, to offer value added member services, and to be the resource for industry information and education to our members, their employees, government, media, and all other interested parties.
  • Revenue, Kansas Department of
    Overview of the divisions in the Department of Revenue. Contains background on the administrative responsibilities of each division and links to information for that division. This site also links to job opportunities within the Department of Revenue, current news releases and information on the Secretary of Revenue.
  • Revisor of Statutes
    Chief responsibilities of the Revisor of Statutes include drafting legislative documents, performing legal research, revising or clarifying existing Statutes, and consulting with the Legislature.
  • Rural Water Association, Kansas
    Provides training and onsite assistance to cities and rural water districts statewide.
  • SAFE KIDS, Kansas
    A coalition dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries to Kansas children ages 0-14.
  • School Boards, Kansas Association of
    KASB is a not-for-profit organization located in Topeka, Kansas and dedicated to serving members of governing boards for unified school districts, community colleges, area vocational-technical schools and cooperatives, interlocals and regional service centers.
  • School for the Blind, Kansas State
    Provides intensive and highly specialized teaching methods focused on the unique needs of students with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities.
  • Secretary of State, Kansas
    The Office serves all Kansans by performing numerous statutory duties related to the administration of statewide elections, business entities and the uniform commercial code.
  • Securities Commissioner, Kansas
    The mission of the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner (KSC) is to protect and inform Kansas investors; to promote integrity, fairness, and full disclosure in financial services; and to foster capital formation.
  • Self-Insurers, Kansas Association of
    KSIA mission includes maintaining an active interest in Kansas workers compensation and keeping members informed of trends, pending legislation and regulations that affect self-insurers.
  • Sentencing Commission, Kansas
    To develop post-implementation monitoring procedures and reporting methods to evaluate guideline sentences; to advise and consult with the secretary of corrections and members of the legislature in developing a mechanism to link guidelines sentence practices with correctional resources and policies, which includes review and determination of the impact of the sentencing guidelines on the state’s prison population; to consult with and advise the legislature with reference to implementation, management, monitoring, maintenance and operations of the sentencing guidelines system; and to make recommendations to the legislature relating to modification and improvement of the sentencing guidelines.
  • Sheriffs’ Association, Kansas
    Unites the Sheriffs of the State of Kansas to better educate themselves, their staffs and the public on law enforcement issues in our state.
  • Society of Association Executives, Kansas
    Conduct and cooperate in courses of study for the benefit of association executives and to acquire, preserve and disseminate valuable information relative to the functions and accomplishments.
  • Soybean Association, Kansas
    The mission of the Kansas Soybean Association is to serve as the voice and advocate for soybean-farmer–members.
  • Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kansas
    Promote the interests of and provide the highest quality services for professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science; and advocate for people with communication disorders.
  • State Employee Compensation Oversight Commission
    Charged with the development of a new pay plan for State employees that is to be presented to the 2008 Legislature. The Commission is made up of 11 members from all three Branches of State Government who will work together on the Commission’s task.
  • State Fair, Kansas
    Information about the Kansas State Fair, including daily programs
  • Tax Appeals, Kansas Board of
    Information on forms and flowcharts for appeals, BOTA regulations and more
  • Technical Professions, Kansas State Board of
    Provides maximum protection of the health, safety and welfare of the people of Kansas by assuring that the practice of engineering, architecture, land surveying, landscape architecture and geology in the state is carried out only by those persons who are proven to be qualified as prescribed by the statutes, rules and regulations.
  • Technology Enterprise Corporation, Kansas
    Strives to meet the needs of Kansas entrepreneurs and technology companies by supporting development and commercialization of new technologies.
  • Telecommunication Industry Association, Kansas
    To represent companies that provide local telephone service, wireless service, long distance service and internet service plus inform citizens and legislators about industry changes.
  • Transportation, Kansas Department of
    Providing a statewide transportation system to meet the needs of Kansas
  • Travel Industry Association of Kansas
    TIAK’s goals are to: •Influence government decisions which affect the travel industry; •Develop programs which communicate the cultural, social and economic impact of the travel industry on Kansas and individual communities; •Provide a forum for interaction among all sectors of the travel industry
  • Treasurer, Kansas State
    Kansas State Treasurer oversees the following divisions: Administration, Bond Services, Cash Management, Kansas Learning Quest and Unclaimed Property.
  • Unified Watershed Assessment, Kansas
    Provides users a delivery system to review the KUA prepared purchase assessment.
  • United School Administrators of Kansas
    A statewide “umbrella” organization composed of members of nine school administrator associations.
  • US Small Business Association
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America’s future, and to helping the United States compete in today’s global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.
  • Veterans Affairs, Kansas Commission on
    Provides information and resources for veterans and families.
  • Veterinary Examiners, Kansas State Board of
    Promotes public health, safety, and welfare relative to the practice of veterinary medicine.
  • Water Environment Association, Kansas
    Provides information and education on key water quality issues.
  • Water Office, Kansas
    Provides population and water demand projections, basin information and more.
  • Wheat Commission, Kansas
    The Kansas Wheat Commission is a grower-funded, grower-governed wheat products advocacy organization.
  • Wichita Independent Business Association
    Provides benefits and services to privately owned Wichita businesses (including home based businesses and self-employed).
  • Wichita Independent Business Association
    Provides benefits and services to any privately owned Kansas business (including home based businesses, farmers and ranchers, and self-employed).
  • Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Kansas Department of
    Provides information about parks, hunting and fishing.
  • Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association, Kansas
    Promoting responsible beverage alcohol practices in the state of Kansas.