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Oletha Faust-GoudeauDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 29
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Oletha A. Goudeau (August 5, 1959) is a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 29th district (central/northeast Wichita) since 2009—the first African-American woman in the Kansas Senate. Most recently, she is the Senate Assistant Minority Leader.She was previously a Kansas Representative, serving from her appointment in 2004 until 2009.She is a community activist from Wichita.

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Wichita State University
Graduated Pre-Law
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Assistant Minority Leader
Kansas State Senate
2019 - Current
Minority Whip
Kansas State Senate
2017 - 2018
Kansas State Senate
2009 - Current
Kansas State House of Representatives
2003 - 2009
Democratic Precinct Committee
Assistant Minority Leader
Kansas State Senate
Portrait Company of America, Incorporated International
Former Employee
American Family Mutual Insurance Company
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
Financial Supporter
Young Men's Christian Association "Strong Kids" Program
Former Board Member
Wichita Habitat for Humanity
Former Board Member
Legal Services of Wichita
Former Board Member
City of Wichita Human Services
League of Women Voters
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Wichita Branch
Dress for Success
Former Member
2014 Special Committee on Ethics, Elections and Local Government, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Commerce Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Ranking Minority Member
Ethics and Elections Committee, Kansas State Senate
2016 Special Committee on Foster Care Adequacy, Kansas State Senate