October 10, 2018: Linda Craghead was appointed as the Acting Secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism by Gov. Jeff Colyer on August 27, 2018. Craghead succeeds Robin Jennison, who was re-assigned as the Executive Director of the Kansas State Fair. Craghead is currently the Assistant Secretary of the Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Department. She has worked at the department since 2011, and her duties have included managing the Park and Tourism divisions of the Department and overseeing the transition of Tourism from the Department of Commerce to its current home at the Department. Craghead is from Alma, and she graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in animal science and agriculture.