Governor announces appointment of McPherson woman to Kansas Statewide Independent Living Council

By Office of the Governor
April 10, 2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced recent appointments to boards and commissions.

“Thank you to these men and women for dedicating their time and talents to serve their fellow Kansans,” said Governor Brownback. “Through their work, Kansas will continue to become the best state in the union to start a family and grow a business.”

The Governor’s Office is always looking for qualified, interested Kansans to serve the state on commissions and boards in their areas of expertise.  If you are interested in serving on a commission or board, please visit

Kansas Statewide Independent Living Council

The Council develops a state plan through external input, advocates for the accomplishment of the state plan objectives, and monitors, reviews, and evaluates the implementation of the plan.  The Council works to be a statewide catalyst for independent living.  There are 17 members on the board, with the governor appointing 15.  Membership should include individuals with disabilities, parents or guardians of individuals with disabilities, private business representatives, and organizations that provide services for individuals with disabilities.  All members serve a three-year term.

Roxanne Treece, McPherson, is being appointed to serve a three-year term. She is currently a Moderator of the Affiliate Council and is the president of the McPherson National Alliance on Mental Illness chapter.