KANSAS POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMISSION


The Kansas Private and Out-of-State Postsecondary Educational Insitution Act, 74-32, 166, gives the Board of Regents responsibility for appointing a nine member advisory commission.
     (a) The advisory commission on private and out-of-state postsecondary educational institutions is hereby created. The commission shall consist of nine members appointed by the state board. Except as provided by this section, members shall be appointed for terms of four years. Vacancies shall be filled by the state board for the unexpired term. Five members of the commission shall be owners or managers of private postsecondary educational institutions, at least two of the five members shall represent institutions, which at the time of appointment of such members, have enrollments of under 125 students, and at least one shall represent a degree granting institution. Four members shall be selected from among persons representing: Secondary schools, postsecondary schools, business and industry, members of the employment community, economic development interests of the state and health occupations.
     (b) The commission shall elect one member as chairperson of the commission and such other officers as may be necessary.
     (c) The commission shall meet at least once annually in Topeka during the month of October, and shall conduct special meetings on the call of the chairperson or the state board or at the request of at least four members of the commission.
     (d) Members attending meetings of such commission, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof authorized by such commission, shall be paid amounts provided in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto.
     (e) A majority of the commission is a quorum to conduct business, but no less than four members must concur to pass upon any matter before the commission. 
     (f) The commission may recommend to the state board such policies, minimum standards and rules and regulations that the commission deems necessary for administering the provisions of this act.


Advisory Commission Members
 

Judy Homes
President
Brown Mackie College, Kansas City & Salina
Representing: Owner/Operator
Term Expires: 12/31/2015 
 
785-825-5422
jholmes@brownmackie.edu
Nicole Hughes
Owner & Instructor
360 Barber College, Wichita
Representing: Owner/Operator
Term Expires: 12/31/2017
 
316-390-8959
barbercollege360@netzero.net
Robert Maxwell
Vice-President & Trust Officer 
Kaw Valley Bank, Topeka
Representing: Business & Industry
Term Expires: 12/31/2017
 
785-232-6062
robert.maxwell@kawvalleybank.com
Kerry Norbury
Dean of Students
National American University, Overland Park
Representing: Owner/Operator
Term Expires: 12/31/2016
 
913-981-8794
knorbury@national.edu
Robert Otto
Owner
Kansas College of Nursing, LLC, Lenexa
Representing: Owner/Operator
Term Expires: 12/31/2015
 
913-248-2838
info@kansascollegeofnursing.org
Linda Proctor
Vice-President of Global Compensation & Benefits
Nueterra, Leawood
Representing:  Health Occupations
Term Expires: 12/31/2017
 
913-387-0522
lproctor@nueterra.com
Ryan Ruda
Vice-President of Student Services & Athletics
Garden City Community College, Garden City 
Representing: Postsecondary
Term Expires: 12/31/2015
 
620-276-9597
ryan.ruda@gcccks.edu
Jerrad Tausz
Regional Vice President
University of Phoenix, Lenexa
Representing: Owner/Operator
Term Expires: 12/31/2016
 
816-204-2109
jerrad.tausz@pheonix.edu 
Linda Wiley
Principal
Topeka High School, Topeka
Representing: Secondary
Term Expires: 12/31/2016
 
785-295-3150
lwiley@topeka.k12.ks.us