Governor Names Three to Kansas Board of Regents
Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback introduced his latest three appointments to the Kansas Board of Regents during a news conference held on the campus of Kansas State University Thursday morning. Shane Bangerter, Dodge City; Ann Brandau-Murguia; Kansas City; and Helen Van Etten, Topeka will each serve a four year term, expiring June 30, 2017.
• Ann Brandau-Murguia is the Executive Director of the Argentine Neighborhood Development Association in Kansas City, KS. She also serves as 3rd District Representative on the Kansas City, KS Unified Government Board of Commissioners. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Ottawa University and her Masters of business Administration from Baker University.
• Helen Van Etten is an Audiologist with the Topeka Public School District. She is on the Board of Governors for the Eisenhower Excellence in Public Service Series and is a member of Heartland Sertoma Club. She earned her Bachelor of Education in Health Education/Special Education from National Taiwan Normal University; her Masters of Audiology at Wayne State University and her Doctorate of Audiology Program from University of Florida.
“The Governor has appointed three great Regents. Shane Bangerter’s community college trustee background will be a tremendous asset. Ann Murguia has an outstanding record of civic and public leadership in Kansas City, Kansas and the greater Kansas City area. Helen Van Etten is a passionate supporter of higher education. I know I speak for all of the Regents when I say that we are excited to work with Shane, Ann, and Helen,” Regents Vice Chair Fred Logan said.
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