Chair Susan K. Duffy
Susan Duffy was appointed Commissioner on March 18, 2019 by Governor Laura Kelly. She was elected Chair on January 16, 2020. Her term expires March 15, 2023.
Prior to coming to the KCC, Duffy served as General Manager for the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority for six years.
The bulk of Duffy’s career has been in state government. Duffy served in several senior management positions in Kansas state government including Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Kansas Corporation Commission; Director of Administration for the Kansas Historical Society, Fiscal Controller and Director of Research for the Kansas Department of Revenue; and Senior Budget Analyst in the Governor’s Budget Office. Mrs. Duffy was also a fiscal analyst for the non-partisan Kansas Legislative Research Department and responsible for the analysis of Medicaid and social service budgets.
Duffy has been a Topeka resident for almost forty years. She currently serves as chairman of the United Way of Greater Topeka and has served on numerous boards and commissions in Topeka. Duffy also served in a variety of statewide and regional and national board positions as well.
Mrs. Duffy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from Wichita State University.
She is married to Clark and has three grown children.