Rotary Club of Newton

Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks

Mar 20, 2018
Rob Jennison
Kansas Secretary of Wildlife and Parks

Robin Jennison brings more than 22 years of experience serving in the Kansas Legislature, influencing state policy on behalf of Kansas interests, and promoting the state’s natural assets to expand outdoor recreations.  

Elected to represent the 117th House District, Robin quickly rose through the ranks, serving as Assistant Majority leader in his second term, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee in his third term, House Majority Leader in his fourth term and finally, Speaker of the House.  

As president of Jennison Government Services, Robin represented businesses, associations, groups and other entities before the state legislature and regulatory agencies of Kansas. Robin is also a well-respected and knowledgeable hunter who anchored the Kansas Outdoors Radio Show for four years.  

Robin was selected by Governor Sam Brownback to serve as the Secretary of Wildlife and Parks, which became the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on July 1, 2011. He has been a partner in the Jennison Ranch located near Healy for more than 33 years. Robin is married to Coleen Jennison and has two grown children and one granddaughter.