Governor reappoints Wichitans to state councils and panel

TOPEKA – Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has reappointed two Wichita residents and a Derby woman to two state councils and an advisory panel.

Travis Francis, Wichita, has been reappointed to a three-year term on the Athletic Trainers Council. This council licenses and monitors athletic trainers in the state of Kansas.

Gary Mason, Wichita, has been reappointed to serve a two-year term on the Compliance Advisory Panel to the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. This panel renders advisory opinions concerning the effectiveness of the small business stationary source technical and environmental compliance assistance program; makes periodic reports to the administrator; and reviews and comments on proposed regulations.

Beverly Urmey, Derby, has also been reappointed to three-year terms on the Respiratory Care Council. This council conducts examinations and registrations of applicants in the field of respiratory therapy.