Contact Us

Below is contact information for the department and its programs. Contact information for other government agencies, administrative organizations, councils and industry associations that relate to agriculture and rural topics can be found in the Agriculture and Rural Resources Directory.

Contact the Kansas Department of Agriculture

109 SW 9th Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1280
(785) 296-3556(785) 296-3556
(785) 296-8389 (fax)

4th Floor

Office of the Secretary

Jackie McClaskey, Secretary

 

Chad Bontrager, Deputy Secretary

Beth Riffel, Communications Director

Erik Wisner, Assistant Secretary 

Jake Worcester
,
Assistant Secretary

Sandy Johnson, Emergency Management Coordinator

Ginger R. Patterson, Executive Secretary

 

Legal Section
(785) 296-4623(785) 296-4623 
(785) 368-6668 (fax)
Chief Counsel position open

 


Leslie Garner
, Legal Secretary

Advocacy, Marketing and Outreach
(785) 296-3737(785) 296-3737
JJ Jones, Marketing and Trade Director 

 

Stacy Mayo, From the Land of Kansas Coodinator

Division of Animal Health
(785) 296-2326(785) 296-2326
(785) 296-1765 (fax)
Dr. William Brown, Animal Health Commissioner

3rd Floor

Fiscal Section
(785) 296-2891(785) 296-2891 
(785) 368-7122 (fax)
Mark Heim, Chief Fiscal Officer

Human Resources Section
(785) 296-2621(785) 296-2621                  
(785) 296-3236 (fax)
Steve Stankiewicz, Human Resources Director

Records Center
(785) 296-5192(785) 296-5192
(785) 296-0673 (fax)
Samantha Ramskill, Program Supervisor

Meat and Poultry Inspection
(785) 296-3511(785) 296-3511 
(785) 296-0673 (fax)
Julie Ehler, Program Manager

Dairy Inspection
(785) 296-3511(785) 296-3511
(785) 296-0673 (fax)
George Blush, Program Manager/ Dairy
Commissioner

Food Safety and Lodging
(785) 296-5600(785) 296-5600 
(785) 296-0673 (fax)
Steve Moris, Program Manager

Pesticide and Fertilizer
(785) 296-3786(785) 296-3786 
(785) 296-0673 (fax)
Dr. Gary Meyer, Program Manager

 

 

2nd Floor

Division of Conservation
(785) 296-3600(785) 296-3600
(785) 296-6172 (fax)
Greg Foley, Executive Director

 

 

Division of Water Resources
(785) 296-3717(785) 296-3717
(785) 296-1176 (fax)
David Barfield, Chief Engineer

 


Lane Letourneau
, Water Appropriations Program Manager

Chad Voigt, Water Structures Program Manager

Chris Beightel, Water Management Services Program Manager

1st Floor

Information Resources and Technology
(785) 296-8770(785) 296-8770
(785) 296-8587 (fax)
Todd Reinert, Program Manager

 

 

Forbes Field Offices
Forbes Field, Building 282
P.O. Box 19282
Topeka, KS 66619-0282

Agricultural Marketplace Protection

Agriculture Commodities Assurance Program (ACAP)
(785) 862-6574(785) 862-6574
(785) 862-2460 (fax)

Grain Warehouse
(785) 862-2415(785) 862-2415
(785) 862-2460 (fax)

Weights and Measures
(785) 862-2415(785) 862-2415 
(785) 862-2460 (fax)

Doug Musick, Weights and Measures Program Manager
Tim Tyson, ACAP and Grain Warehouse Program Manager

 

 

 

Plant Protection and Weed Control
(785) 862-2180(785) 862-2180 
(785) 862-2182 (fax)
Jeff Vogel, Program Manager

Agricultural Laboratory
(785) 862-0108(785) 862-0108
(785) 862-0727 (fax)
Audra Gile, Program Manage
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DWR Field Offices

Garden City Field Office
2508 Johns Street
Garden City, KS 67846-2804
(620) 276-2901(620) 276-2901 
(620) 276-9315 (fax)
Mike Meyer, Water Commissioner

Stafford Field Office
300 S. Main
Stafford, KS 67578-1521
(620) 234-5311(620) 234-5311
(620) 234-6900 (fax)
Jeff Lanterman, Water Commissioner

Topeka Field Office
Building 282, Forbes Field (office location)
PO Box 19323 (mailing address)
Topeka, KS 66619-0323
(785) 862-6300(785) 862-6300
(785) 862-9110 (fax)
Katherine Tietsort, Water Commissioner

Stockton Field Office
820 S. Walnut
Stockton, KS 67669
(785) 425-6787(785) 425-6787
(785) 425-6842 (fax)
Kelly Stewart
, Water Commissioner

Parsons/Topeka Field Office
300 N. 17th Street, PO Box 893
Parsons, KS 67357
(620) 421-2697(620) 421-2697 
(620) 421-2742 (fax)
Katherine Tietsort, Water Commissioner

 

 

Kansas Agricultural Statistic Services
632 S.W. Van Buren, Room 200
P.O. Box 3534
Topeka, KS 66601-3534
(785) 233-2230(785) 233-2230
(785) 233-2518 (fax
)
Jason Lamprecht