Karin Brownlee
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Karin Brownlee

Republican

City Council Member

Olathe, Kansas
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Karin Brownlee

City Council Member
Summary
Experience
66
Years of Age
24
Years of Experience
KSResidence (state)

Karin Brownlee (July 25, 1955) was the Kansas Secretary of Labor between 2011 and 2012, serving in the administration of Governor Sam Brownback. She was later, by her own report, fired by Brownback based on a disagreement about how the agency was running. A member of the Republican Party, she previously served as a member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 23rd district between 1997 and 2011.

Experience

Education

  (1 of 1)  
Kansas State University
BS Microbiology

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 10)  
Commissioner
City of Olathean, Kansas
2017 - Current
Secretary of Labor
State of Kansas
2011 - 2012
Senator
Kansas State Senate
1997 - 2011
Delegate
Kansas Republican Party State Committee
1993 - 1996
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1996
Vice-Chair
Johnson County Republican Party
1994 - 1996
Chair
Olathe Republican Party
1992 - 1994
Assistant Majority Leader
Kansas State Senate
Co-Owner
Patrons Mortgage Company
1989 - Current
Experience
Homemaker

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 11)  
Member
Olathe Area Chamber of Commerce
Member
Gardner & Spring Hill Chambers of Commerce
Member
Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Association
Member
Women's Ministry Leader, Olathe Bible Church
Member
Santa Fe Trail Rotary Club
Member
Mahaffie Farmstead Advisory Board
Member
Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Association
Member
Building Community Conference
Member
Retail Wheeling Task Force
1997
Member
Olathe School District Issues Committee
1993
Member
Olathe South HS Site Council