The Kansas secretary of corrections has announced plans to retire.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s office said in a release Friday that Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts will retire at the end of the year. Roberts has led the state Department of Corrections since 2011.
Roberts, who has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Southern Mississippi, has also served as warden of El Dorado Correctional Facility and as a correctional counselor. He also has a master’s degree in education counseling and guidance.
Brownback’s office did not details any plans for replacing Roberts.