March 20, 2012
Today, thirty-five Kansas Senators voted against accountability, children's rights, the protection of children, due process,
statutes, the family heritage/traditions, and the constitutional right to be a parent. Phyllis Gilmore, as the former Executive Director of the KS BSRB and the board members, Kansas
denied parents and family members their complaints, made on behalf of their children and grandchildren, against licensed social workers by dismissing them due to "lack of jurisdiction". By
law, Gilmore and the board which she oversaw didn't have the option to refuse any complaint of a licensed worker. Kansas
Gilmore is now the new Secretary of SRS over Social Services/CPS/Foster Care.
The Kansas Senators that voted "Yeas" for Gilmore
need to be voted out of office.
Appointment today confirmed by the following:
By the Governor
On the appointment to the:
Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services:
Phyllis Gilmore, term expires At the pleasure of the governor
On roll call, the vote was: Yeas 35; Nays 0; Present and Passing 5; Absent or Not Voting 0.
Yeas: Abrams, Apple, Bruce, Brungardt, Donovan, Emler, Faust-Goudeau, Francisco, Haley, Hensley, Holland, Huntington, Kelsey, King, Longbine, Love, Lynn, Marshall, Masterson, McGinn, Merrick, Morris, Olson, Ostmeyer, Owens, Pilcher-Cook, Pyle, A. Schmidt, V. Schmidt, Steineger, Taddiken, Teichman, Umbarger, Vratil, Wagle.
Present and Passing: Kelly, Kultala, Petersen, Reitz, Schodorf.
The appointment was confirmed.