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Molly BaumgardnerREPRepublican State Senator, District 37
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Martha J. Baumgardner (born March 4, 1959) is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing District 37 since April 2014. She lives in Louisburg, Kansas. She currently serves as Communications Coordinator, and 10 years prior was a professor and Student News Center advisor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park. Baumgardner taught and coached at Louisburg High School for seven years. Her prior corporate and healthcare experience includes Kustom Electronics, Control Data, United Telecom, The Pillsbury Corporation, Humana Medical Center and KU Medical Center. She served 18 years as a countywide elected member of the Johnson County Community College board of trustees.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Saint Mary
MS Management
1994 - 1996
University of Missouri-Kansas City
BA Communications
1979 - 1981
Johnson County Community College
AA General/ Fashion Merchandising
1977 - 1979
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Kansas State Senate
2014 - Current
Education Committee, Kansas State Senate
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Board of Trustees, Johnson County Community College
Former Chair
Select Committee on Education Finance, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Commerce Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight, Kansas State Senate
Senate Select Committee on Education Finance, Kansas State Senate