TOPEKA ? David Toland was among friends and family Monday afternoon as he was officially sworn in Secretary of Commerce in the rotunda of the State Capitol.
More than 30 residents from across Allen County attended the ceremony, including his parents, Nancy and Clyde Toland, his wife, Beth, and children Caroline and William.
Toland is the first person from Allen County to serve in a Kansas governor?s cabinet. In a brief interview Monday, Toland said the opportunity to serve on a statewide level ?is a tremendous honor.?