April 10, 2014

KDHE Office of Communications, 785-296-0461

Secretary Moser announces new Director of Communications

TOPEKA, Kan. – Sara Belfry has been named as the new Director of Communications at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). She will begin full-time in her position at KDHE on Monday, April 14.

"Sara will be a great addition to our team," said Robert Moser, M.D., Secretary of KDHE. "Her knowledge of KanCare and the administration's priorities made her an excellent choice for this position"

Belfry is currently the Deputy Director of Communications for Governor Sam Brownback. Prior to working in the Governor's office she worked as Director of Public Affairs for the Kansas Department on Aging, now the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. She received her degree from University of Kansas.

"I am excited for this new opportunity to continue serving Kansas," Belfry said. "I look forward to working with everyone at KDHE to improve the health and environment for all Kansans."

Belfry replaces Miranda Steele who is now the Director of Communications and Marketing for Sunflower State Health Plan.