Executive Leadership

Executive Branch Chief Information Technology Officer

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Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace, Chief Information Technology Officer

Prior to Governor Kelly’s appointment, Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace served as the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies at University of Kansas.

Dr. Burns-Wallace started her career as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) with the U.S. Department of State. She served Foreign Service tours in Guangzhou and Beijing, China; Pretoria, South Africa; and in Washington D.C. She is also trained in French and Mandarin Chinese.

Dr. Burns-Wallace has been selected for various leadership opportunities, awards and honors throughout her higher ed and government career including being selected for the 2019 Leadership Kansas cohort, as a 2013-14 American Council on Education Emerging Leader, and as a University Innovation Alliance campus leader, participating in the 2018 White House Champions of Change College Opportunity, and earning a Superior Honor and three Meritorious Honor awards from the U.S. State Department.

In her work over the last few years she has delivered various keynotes and training around the country including her recent presentation at SXSW EDU on Utilizing Predictive Analytics and her 2018 “Ed Talk” entitled The Hidden Shame of Higher Education Administrators – Productivity. Dr. Burns-Wallace serves as a national trainer and curriculum developer for various national professional development organizations, non-profits, and higher ed institutions on issues ranging including micro-aggressions, multigenerational workplace differences, diversity and inclusion, change management, professional development pathways, and strategic planning.

Service is also a cornerstone of her journey. Dr. Burns-Wallace currently serves on Stanford University’s Board of Governors, and has previously held board roles in numerous local, regional, and national organization like the College Board, Heart of Missouri United Way, St. Louis Graduates as well as serving on national and international selection committees including Gates Millennium Scholars, Dell Foundation Scholars, and Rhodes, Marshall, and Fulbright fellowships. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc., a globally-impactful organization committed to servant-leadership in their communities.

Dr. Burns-Wallace holds a dual bachelor’s degree in International Relations and African American studies from Stanford University, a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs at Princeton University, and a doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on issues of access and success for students of color and low income students throughout higher education as well as equity-minded leadership. Dr. Burns-Wallace holds a courtesy associate professor appointment in KU’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the School of Education, as well as the Department of African and African-American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Additional faculty appoints are held at the University of Southern California and the University of Missouri.

She is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and is the proud mother of 10 year old Xavier.


Office of Information Technology Services

Portrait of Stacy Mill, Deputy CITOStacy Mill, Deputy Chief Information Technology Officer

Mill is charged with the oversight and daily operations of the Office of Information Technology Services, the central IT services office for the State of Kansas executive branch agencies.

Stacy has developed many teams across several industries throughout her 30+-year career in IT, including international brands like Spirit AeroSystems, KAR, Yum, and Humana Military.

Stacy has been nominated and received the following awards in her successful career: 2011 NG20 Top 20 Global CISO award, 2013 ISE Southeast Executive of the Year finalist, 2013 Ranked #5 CISO in the US by ExecRank (#1 Female), 2013 Cisco Security Innovator of the year – Retail, 2013 Evanta Global CISO Top 25 Breakaway Leaders (Top 10 finalist), and 2014 Women in High-Tech Leading Light award Nominee for Leadership. 

Lastly, Stacy gives back to the Information Risk community through her work with the Executive Women’s Forum and the Chicago Booth School of Business – CISO Institute as member of the Board of Advisors and Instructor.

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Kansas Information Security Office

Jeff Maxon, Chief Information Security Officer

Jeff Maxon was appointed CISO in July of 2020 after serving the state for more than 10 years. His intimate  knowledge of the systems and history is invaluable to the security of the state’s most valuable assets. He  is dedicated and enthusiastic about the key role the KISO plays in the security and service of Kansas citizens and their government. Maxon currently serves on the state’s Information Technology Security Council, reporting to  ITEC. He holds licenses and professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In addition Maxon serves as a Cyber Systems Operations Craftsman for the Kansas Air National Guard. He holds a Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity from Capella University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science from Washburn University.

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Cabinet Agencies

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Glen Yancey

Department of Health & Environment


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Andy Sandberg

Department of Revenue


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Harold Sass

Department of Corrections



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Jeff Neal

Department of Transportation




Jason Dickson

Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism




Bill Periman

Department of Labor



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Jim Haugh

Department of Commerce


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Kelly Johnson

Kansas Highway Patrol


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Travis Rail

Department of Agriculture



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Jason Koehn

Department for Children & Families

Department for Aging & Disability Services




Josh White

Department of Administration


Non-Cabinet Agencies

Kim Mason

Board of Indigents' Defense Services


Eric Rohleder

Commission on Veterans Affairs


Adrian Guerrero

Board of Nursing


John Cahill

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System


James Kennedy

Emergency Medical Services Board


Todd Reinert

Kansas Corporation Commission


Rodney Tibbits

Kansas State Gaming Agency


Matt Hodges

Office of the State Bank Commissioner


Todd Standeford

Board of Healing Arts


Darren Dreier

Kansas Lottery


Matt Veatch

Kansas State Historical Society


Regent Institutions

Cory Falldine

Emporia State University


Angela Neria

Pittsburg State University


Toney Flack

Wichita State University

Mark Griffin

Fort Hays State University


Mary Walsh

University of Kansas

Gary Pratt

Kansas State University


Dr. David Antonacci

University of Kansas Medical Center