Agencies & Associations Listing
- Accountancy, Board of
Provides access to information regarding Kansas Certified Public Accountants.
- Adjutant Generals 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, Department of
Facilitates services for Kansas Government.
- African American Affairs Commission, Kansas
Addresses issues of equity for African Americans and serves 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 for
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.
- Animal Health Department, Kansas
Regulates and enforces laws governing livestock and domestic animals. Responds to inquiries regarding such facilities. Directs a brand registration and inspection program.
- American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas
Promotion and development of the highest standards of professional competence and ethics.
- Arts Commission, Kansas
Increases the support, awareness and outreach of the arts in communities across the state.
- Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas
Creates healthy Kansas communities through a statewide system of community mental health services committed to placing client needs first.
- Attorney General, Kansas
The Kansas Attorney General serves as the state’s top law enforcement and legal officer. The office represents the state in legal affairs and the citizens of the state through its various divisions, boards and agencies.
- Bank Commissioner, Office of the State
Regulates all state-chartered banks and trust companies, savings and loan companies, mortgage businesses, and money transmitters.
- 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.
- 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.
- Blind, Kansas State School for the
Provides intensive and highly specialized teaching methods focused on the unique needs of students with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities.
- Broadcasters, Kansas Association of
KAB’s mission is to provide professional lobbying and governmental representation; efficient communication and effective recruiting; and education and training for Kansas broadcasters.
- Building Industry Association, Kansas
Provides Legislative representation and is an advocacy organization for construction professionals throughout the state of Kansas.
- Certified Development Companies, Kansas Association of
Provides financial structuring and packaging services to businesses utilizing state, local, SBA and private funding sources.
- 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’s Alliance of Kansas
Represents private, non-profit, child welfare agencies.
- 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.
- City/County Management, Kansas Association of
An organization of local government management officials working together to support local city and county governments in Kansas.
- 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.
- Commerce, Department of
As the lead agency for economic development in Kansas, our responsibilities are to foster economic development through the promotion of business, commerce and the industry.
- Community College Trustees, Kansas Association of
19 community colleges of Kansas offer learners of all ages the opportunity for better tomorrows through top quality, affordable, accessible education. This association provides the framework for the 19 Kansas community colleges to assure a single and strong voice in this state.
- Conservation Commission, Kansas State
Administers conservation programs designed to enable local entities and individuals to protect and enhance Kansas’ natural resources.
- Contractors Association, Kansas
The state’s largest full-service association representing the heavy, highway and utility construction industry.
- Continuing Legal Education Commission, Kansas
Provides access to Commission calendar, Q & A, forms, online transcripts and more.
- Corporation Commission, Kansas
Protects the public interest through impartial and efficient resolution of all jurisdictional issues.
- 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.
- 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.
- Counties, Kansas Association of – KAC
Provides legislative representation, educational and technical services and a wide range of informational services to its 105 member counties.
- 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
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Kansas Commission for the
Advocates for, and facilitates equal access to, quality, coordinated and comprehensive services that enhance the quality of life for Kansans who are deaf and hard of hearing.
- Deaf, Kansas School for the
Provides intensive and highly specialized teaching methods focused on the unique needs of students with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities.
- Defense Counsel, Association of
An organization of Kansas lawyers who devote a substantial part of their practice to the defense of litigated cases.
- 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
Ensures and protects dental health by enforcement of the Kansas Dental Law.
- Development Finance Authority, Kansas
Structure financing for capitol projects and programs.
- Disability Concerns, Kansas Commission on
An information and referral office, providing technical assistance on civil rights and legislative issues.
- Education, Kansas Department of
Promotes the mission of the Kansas Department of Education through the quality leadership, support and service for continuous improvement of education in Kansas.
- Electric Cooperatives, Kansas
Provides coordinated legislative action, member relations, youth programs, public relations, advertising, training programs, etc., to rural electric cooperatives.
- Electric Transmission Authority
Ensure reliable operation of the electrical transmission system and facilitate consumption of Kansas energy through improvements in the state’s electric transmission infrastructure.
- Emergency Management Association, Kansas
Kansas Emergency Management Association is a network of leaders dedicated to providing excellence in emergency management for Kansas.
- Emergency Management, Kansas Division of
State of Kansas emergency management news and information.
- Emergency Medical Services, Kansas State Board of
Protects the public health and welfare by ensuring appropriate out-of-hospital care and transportation of sick and injured people.
- Energy Council, Kansas
Consider and recommend strategies regarding energy supply, conservation, policies, research and development.
- Ethics Commission, The Kansas Governmental
Administers, interprets and enforces the Campaign Finance Act and laws relating to conflict of interests, financial disclosure and the regulation of lobbying.
- Farm Bureau, Kansas
Represents Kansas farmers and ranchers.
- Financial Planning Association
The Financial Planning Association of Greater Kansas City is the preeminent organization for financial planning professionals in the Greater Kanas City Area, Northern Kansas and Western Missouri.
- Fire Marshal, Kansas State
Information source for Fire/EMS Departments and others with an interest in protecting the citizens of Kansas from fire catastrophes.
- Forest Service, Kansas
Care of natural resources and service to people through forestry.
- General Contractors, Kansas Association of
KSAGC represents general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
- Gifted, Talented, and Creative, Association for the
Provides information and resources to educators, parents and the community.
- Governor of the State of Kansas
Visit the Kansas Governor’s Web site and learn more about the Governor, the state of Kansas and what’s happening at the Capitol.
- 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.
- Highway Patrol, Kansas
Devoted to improving the quality of life in our state through spirited and dedicated service.
- 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.
- 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 – KSHS
Provides a variety of information sources on Kansas history.
- Home Care Association, Kansas
Health care options offering a range of medical care and support services provided in the home.
- Homes and Services for the Aging, Kansas Association of
Represents 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.
- Hospital Association, Kansas
A voluntary non-profit organization existing to provide leadership and services to member hospitals.
- Housing – Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Creating housing opportunities for Kansans through the development of resources, partnerships and technical assistance.
- Human Resources, Kansas Department of
- 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.
- Indigents’ Defense Services, Board of
Provides 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, Association of
Consumer information regarding insurance products and news, and serves as a resource network for insurance consumers and members.
- Insurance Department, Kansas
Regulates and reviews companies, educates consumers, assists consumers and licenses agents.
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 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 Bio
KansasBio is a statewide educational and advocacy organization focused on: serving as the voice of biosciences in Kansas; accelerating the growth of the human, animal, plant and industrial biosciences; enhancing the state’s bioscience business and research climate; and attracting and retaining bioscience talent and companies.
- 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.
- KansasFirst – Kansas Business Professionals
A nonprofit association of business owners seeking business opportunities with governments, universities and corporations. KansasFirst represents the interests of business on the state and national level.
- Kansas Inc.
Planning and policy research to formulate and update a statewide economic development strategy; recommending program and public policy initiatives.
- Kansas Organization for Private Enterprise
Provides benefits and services to any privately owned Kansas business (including home based businesses, farmers and ranchers, and self-employed).
- Kansas State Gaming
Agency responsible for oversight of Native American Casinos, pursuant to Tribal-State Compacts, Kansas State Gaming Oversight Act, and Criminal Statutes.
- Labor, Kansas Department of
- 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.
- League of Kansas Municipalities
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, Association of
Endorses recognition of a system of professional credentials for legal assistants through certification, legal education and/or specialized training.
- Legal Assistants, Heartland Association of
Promoting the profession of the legal assistant by encouraging the high order of ethical and professional attainment.
- Legal Professionals, Inc.
Provides membership in a professional association for all persons in the legal field throughout the state of Kansas.
- Legislative Administrative Services, Kansas
Provides administrative staff services for the Kansas Legislature and the general public, as directed by the Legislative Coordinating Council.
- Legislative Division of Post Audit, Kansas
Conducts performance audits, compliance and control audits, and financial-compliance audits of state government.
- Legislative 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.
- Legislative Services, Kansas
- Library Association, Kansas
Promotes library and information services to the State of Kansas.
- Library, Kansas State
- Lieutenant Governor of the State of Kansas
- Livestock Association, Kansas
Mission is to advance members’ common business interests and enhance their ability to meet consumer demand.
- Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Advocates for residents of long-term care facilities across the state and oversees the efforts of volunteer long-term care ombudsmen.
- Lottery, Kansas
- Medically Underserved, Association for the
KAMU’s mission is to promote accessibility to high quality, culturally sensitive, comprehensive, cost effective primary health care services for the medially under-served in the state, regardless of their ability to pay.
- 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.
- Nurse Anesthetists, Kansas Association of
A nonprofit association whose purpose is to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia.
- 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.
- Optometry, Kansas State Board of Examiners in
Provides licenses or renewals, and enforces and administers optometry law.
- 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.
- Press Association, Kansas
The association hosts conventions, conferences and seminars for the newspaper industry, and serves as a central source of industry information.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- Regents, Kansas Board of
- 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
- Restaurant and Hospitality Association, Kansas
Not-for-profit organization made up of hotel and motel properties and suppliers.
- Revenue, Department of
- 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, Association of
Serves as the common voice for Kansas boards of education.
- School Psychologists, Kansas Association of
Advocate for the psychological and educational well being of Kansas children.
- 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
Regulates public offerings of securities and the investment services of broker-dealers, investment advisers and their registered representatives; and enforces the Kansas Uniform Securities Act through investigations and legal actions for alleged violations.
- Self-Insurers Association, Kansas
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
Provides access to history, members, reports and meeting minutes.
- Sheriff’s 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.
- 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.
- 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
Working for Kansas’ soybean farmers by providing information on soy foods and environmental products made from soybeans.
- 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 Fair, Kansas
Information about the Kansas State Fair, including daily programs.
- State Employee Compensation Oversight Commission
Created by the 2007 Legislature and charged with the development of a new pay plan for State employees that is to be presented to the 2008 Legislature.
- Tax Appeals, Kansas Court 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.
- Telecommunications 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, Department of
- Travel Industry Association of Kansas
Primary mission is to speak with a unified voice for the travel industry in Kansas — influencing, educating and supporting all components of the travel industry.
- Treasurers Association, Kansas County
Dedicated to providing quality, professional service to the citizens of Kansas. Vehicle and tax forms offered online.
- Treasurer, Kansas State
- Trial Lawyers Association
Statewide, nonprofit organization of consumer lawyers advocating for the safety of families and civil justice in Kansas
- Turnpike Authority, Kansas
The Kansas Turnpike Authority is charged with maintaining and improving the roadway and its function as a vital corridor to move people and goods in Kansas.
- 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.
- 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 Office, Kansas
Provides population and water demand projections, basin information and more.
- Water Environment Association, Kansas
Provides information and education on key water quality issues.
- 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).
- 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.
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