Acting Secretary Duane Goossen was chosen to lead the Kansas Department of Administration on January 10, 2019.
Goossen previously served as the Secretary of Administration from 2004 to 2011 and Director of the Kansas Division of the Budget from 1998 to 2011. He served on the transition teams for Govs. Graves, Sebelius, Parkinson and Kelly. Most recently, he was a fellow at the Kansas Center for Economic Growth where he provided detailed analysis of the fiscal impacts of the 2012 income tax plan.
Goossen served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1983 to 1997. He has a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and has served as president of the National Association of State Budget Officers.