Don Hineman
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Don Hineman

Republican

KS State House District 118

Kansas

Addresses

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Kansas State Capitol
300 SW 10th St. Room 372-W
Topeka, KS. 66612-1504
Dighton
116 South Longhorn Rd.
Dighton, KS. 67839
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Don Hineman

KS State House District 118
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Experience
74
Years of Age
13
Years of Experience
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Don Hineman (born May 27, 1947) is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 118th district. He has served since 2009. He was the Majority leader from 2017 to 2019. Don is the older brother of Linda Gallagher who had served in the House since 2015 through 2019. Don was the Majority Leader in 2017–2018. They are both moderate Republicans. Their father, Kalo Hineman, also served in the Kansas House from 1979 until he was appointed to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission by Ronald Reagan in mid-term, 1981.Prior to being elected to the House, Hineman served as a Lane County Commissioner for 16 years, and was a member of the Dighton City Council for 3½ years. He has been president of the Kansas Livestock Association, chairman of the Kansas Alliance for Education, and sat on the board of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Hineman is married to Betsy Hineman.

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Experience

Education

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University of Michigan
MS Natural Resources
1970 - 1973
University of Michigan
MBA Operations Research
1969 - 1970
University of Kansas
BS Business Administration
1966 - 1969

Past Positions

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Representative
Kansas State House of Representatives
2009 - 2021
Majority Leader
Kansas State House of Representatives
2017 - 2018
Member
Dighton City Council
1978 - 1982
General Manager
Hineman Ranch, Limited Liability Corporation
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Lane County Feeders
Current
Owner
Don Hineman Farms
Current

Other Experience

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Member
Dighton United Methodist Church
Current
Member
Board of Directors, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
2002 - 2008
Former President
Kansas Livestock Association
2001
Member
Lane County Commission
1985 - 2000
Board of Director
American Gelbvieh Association Executive Committee
1989 - 1991
Certified Lay Speaker
Dighton United Methodist Church
Chair Finance Committee
Dighton United Methodist Church
Leader of Disciple Bible Study
Dighton United Methodist Church
Member
Dighton United Methodist Church Chancel Choir
Member
Northwest Local Environmental Planning Group
Member
Southwest Kansas Solid Waste Authority
Member
Kansas Livestock Association Political Action Committee
Former Chair
Calendar and Printing Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Chair
Rural Revitalization Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Legislative Coordinating Council, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Legislative Budget Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interstate Cooperation Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Taxation Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
General Government Budget Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Federal and State Affairs Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives