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May 2017

Comisar Named Press Secretary for Mayor Garcetti

Alex Comisar

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed Alex Comisar as his new press secretary on April 11, 2017. Comisar has been working with the mayor’s communications team since 2015 and prior to that, he served as public affairs and media director at Cerrell Associates from 2012 to 2015. Comisar replaces the former press secretary Carl Marziali, who left to serve as manager of institutional communications for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. View profile ↓

 

Alabama Lieutenant Governor Becomes Governor

Kay Ivey

Kay Ivey was sworn in as Alabama’s 54th governor on Monday, April 10, 2017, after inheriting the position following the resignation of Governor Robert Bentley. Ivey was state treasurer from 2003 to 2011, and became lieutenant governor in 2011. Per Alabama’s Constitution, the lieutenant governor is first in the line of succession should the governor be removed from office. Ivey is the second woman to serve as governor in Alabama’s history; Democrat Lurleen Wallace, the wife of four-term governor George Wallace, was elected governor in 1966 and served until her death in 1968. View profile ↓

 

Kansas State’s 40th State Treasurer

Kansas Office of the State Treasurer

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced the appointment of Jake LaTurner to serve as the state’s 40th state treasurer. LaTurner previously represented District 13 in the Kansas Senate as a Republican beginning in January 2013. He also served as constituent services representative in the Office of U.S. Representative Lynn Jenkins before joining the state legislature. In a statement, Governor Brownback said, “Jake LaTurner is a dedicated public servant with a keen intellect who will serve the people of Kansas well.” LaTurner was later sworn in as state treasurer on Wednesday, April 26, after previous treasurer Ron Estes resigned to be sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.  View profile ↓


 


 

 

 

Alex Comisar

Press Secretary

Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles, California

City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., Room 303, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tel: (213) 978-0741

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Leadership® People ID 2018623542

Positions

 

Press Secretary, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles, California

Appointed by Mayor

Start Date: 2017

Reports to: Eric Garcetti, Mayor, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles, California

Location:

City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., Room 303, Los Angeles, CA 90012 
Tel: (213) 978-0741

 

 


 

Kay Ivey

Governor

Office of the Governor, State of Alabama

State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104

Tel: (334) 242-7100

Fax: (334) 353-0004

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Leadership® People ID 2003856917

Positions

 

Governor, Office of the Governor, State of Alabama

Elected Official

Start Date: 2017

Next Election: 2018
Term Expires: January 2019

Location:

State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104 
Tel: (334) 242-7100
Fax: (334) 353-0004

 

 

 

Board Member (Alabama), Board Members, Delta Regional Authority [DRA]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

236 Sharkey Avenue, Suite 400, Clarksdale, MS 38614 
Tel: (662) 624-8600
Fax: (662) 624-8537

 

 

 

Board Member, Board of Directors, Montgomery YMCA

 

 

 

Chair, Alabama Children's Cabinet, State of Alabama

Start Date: 2017

Location:

State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104 
Tel: (334) 242-7100
Fax: (334) 353-0004

 

 

 

Chairman, Board of Veterans Affairs, State of Alabama

Start Date: 2017

Location:

State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104 
State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130 
Tel: (334) 242-5077
Fax: (334) 353-0004
Fax: (334) 353-0004

 

 

 

Chairman, State Board of Human Resources, State of Alabama

Start Date: 2017

Location:

State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104 
Tel: (334) 242-1310
Fax: (334) 242-1310

 

 

 

Ex Officio President, Board of Trustees, Auburn University

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Auburn, AL 36849-3501 
Tel: (334) 844-4000

 

 

 

Ex Officio President, Board of Trustees, Troy University

Start Date: 2017

Location:

1120 Highway 231 South, Troy, AL 36082 
Tel: (334) 670-3000

 

 

 

Ex Officio President, Board of Trustees, University of Alabama System

Start Date: 2017

Location:

401 Queen City Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 
Tel: (205) 348-5861

 

 

 

Ex Officio Trustee, Board of Trustees, Jacksonville State University

Start Date: 2017

Location:

700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602 
Tel: (256) 782-5781

 

 

 

Ex Officio Trustee, Board of Trustees, University of North Alabama [UNA]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

One Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632 
Tel: (256) 765-4211

 

 

 

Ex Offico Trustee, Board of Trustees, Alabama State University

Start Date: 2017

Location:

915 South Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 
Tel: (334) 229-4100

 

 

 

Member, Agricultural Center Board, Department of Agriculture and Industries, State of Alabama

Location:

1555 Federal Drive, Montgomery, AL 36107-1123 
Tel: (334) 240-7100
Fax: (334) 240-7190

 

 

 

Member, Alabama Historical Commission [AHC], State of Alabama

Start Date: 2017

Location:

468 South Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 
P.O. Box 300900, Montgomery, AL 36130-0900 
Tel: (334) 242-3184
Fax: (334) 240-3477

 

 

 

Member, Alabama, Member States, Appalachian Regional Commission [ARC]

Start Date: 2017

Location:

1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009-1068 
Tel: (202) 884-7700

 

 

 

Member, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Presidential Appointment

Start Date: 2017

Location:

500 Poydras Street, Suite 1117, New Orleans, LA 70130

 

 

 

President, State Board of Education, State of Alabama

Start Date: 2017

Location:

Gordon Persons Building, 50 North Ripley Street, P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36130-2101 
Tel: (334) 242-7100
Fax: (334) 242-0937

 

 

Bio

 

Political Affiliation: Republican

Date of Birth: October 15, 1944

Education: Auburn 1967 BS

Religion: Baptist

 

 

Current Memberships

 

Member, Alabama Forestry Association

 

Member, Business Council of Alabama

 

Member, Economic Development Association of Alabama

 

Member, First Baptist Church, Montgomery

 

Member, Montgomery Rotary Club

 

Member, National Governors Association

 

 

Career History

 

South Regional Chair, Executive Committee, National Lieutenant Governors Association

 

State Strategies in Military Affairs Committee Co-Chair, National Lieutenant Governors Association (2013-2017)

 

President of the Senate, Alabama State Senate (2011-2017)

 

Lieutenant Governor, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, State of Alabama (2011-2017)

 

Member, Alabama Historical Commission, State of Alabama (2011-2017)

 

Chair, Alabama Commission on Improving State Government, State of Alabama (2011-2015)

 

Honorary Co-Chair, Women For Mitt Coalition, Romney for President, Inc. (2012)

 

Chairwoman, Alabama Office, Romney for President, Inc. (2011-2012)

 

State Treasurer, (R-AL), State of Alabama (2003-2011)

 

Candidate for Governor, Kay Ivey Campaign for Governor, State of Alabama (2009-2010)

 

Member, Governor's Commission on Efficiency, Consolidation and Funding, State of Alabama (2003)

 

Government Relations and Communications Director, Commission on Higher Education, State of Alabama

 

Reading Clerk, Alabama House of Representatives, Alabama Legislature

 

Assistant Director, Alabama Development Office, State of Alabama

 

Assistant Vice President, Merchants National Bank of Mobile

 

Vice President, Student Government Association, Auburn University

 

President, Student Senate, Auburn University

 

Member, Alpha Gamma Delta

 

Delegate, American Legion Auxiliary (Girls Nation)

 

Delegate, American Legion Auxiliary (Girls State) (1962)

 

 

 


 

Office of the State Treasurer

Landon State Office Building, 900 Southwest Jackson Street, Suite 201, Topeka, KS 66612-1235

Tel: (785) 296-3171
Tel: (785) 296-4165 (Unclaimed Property)
Fax: (785) 296-7950
public@treasurer.state.ks.us
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Number of Employees: 46
Fiscal Year: 2016 Budget: $23,477,136

State Treasurer Jacob "Jake" LaTurner (R)

(785) 296-3171

  

Elected Official

Start Date: 2017

Next Election: 2018

Term Expires: January 2019

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Education: Pittsburg State 2011 BA

Career: State Senator, (R-KS, District 13), Kansas Senate (2013-2017); Chair, Federal and State Affairs, Senate Standing Committees, Kansas Senate (2017); Member, Joint State-Tribal Relations, Joint Committees, Kansas Legislature (2017); Member, Joint Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight, Joint Committees, Kansas Legislature (2013-2017); Member, Transportation, Senate Standing Committees, Kansas Senate (2013-2017); Member, Public Health and Welfare, Senate Standing Committees, Kansas Senate (2013-2017); Member, Financial Institutions and Insurance, Senate Standing Committees, Kansas Senate (2013-2017); Vice Chair, Federal and State Affairs, Senate Standing Committees, Kansas Senate (2015-2017); Member, Federal and State Affairs, Senate Standing Committees, Kansas Senate (2013-2015); Constituent Services Representative, Pittsburg Office, Office of Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-KS, District 2), United States House of Representatives (2009-2012)

  

Director of Operations and Human Resources Jennifer Hermann

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2017

jennifer@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Education: Friends

Career: Deputy Assistant State Treasurer and Director of Human Resources, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2016-2017); Assistant State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2016); Deputy Assistant State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2014-2016); Human Resources Manager, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2011-2014)

  

Assistant State Treasurer Peter Northcott

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2017

Fax: (785) 296-7950

  

Cash Management Director Lucinda Anstaett

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2011

lucinda@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Career: Cash Management Director, Office of State Treasurer Dennis McKinney, State of Kansas

  

Director of Public Relations (Vacant)

(785) 296-3538

  

Fax: (785) 296-7950

  

Information Technology Director Cindy Hooper-Bears

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2011

cindy@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Career: Computer Technology Director, Office of State Treasurer Dennis McKinney, State of Kansas (2009-2011); Information Systems Director, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas

  

Learning Quest Savings Program Director Scott Gates

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2011

scott@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Career: Learning Quest Director and General Counsel, Office of State Treasurer Dennis McKinney, State of Kansas (2009-2011); College Savings Director, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas

  

Municipal Bond Services Director BJ Harden

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2017

bj@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Education: Washburn 2012 JD

Career: Assistant State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2016-2017); Unclaimed Property Director, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2015)

  

Unclaimed Property Director Kathy Priest

(785) 296-3171

  

Start Date: 2015

kathy@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Career: Unclaimed Property Deputy Director, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas; Interim Unclaimed Property Director, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas (2014-2015)

  

Director of Kansas ABLE Savings Program Thomas "Tom" Treacy

(785) 296-4163

  

Start Date: 2016

tom@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Career: Special Assistant to the Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas; Assistant to the Secretary of State, Office of the Secretary of State, State of Kansas

  

Executive Assistant Mindy Forrer

(785) 296-2565

  

mindy@treasurer.ks.gov

Fax: (785) 296-7950

Career: Scheduling Director, Office of the State Treasurer, State of Kansas