Tom Phillips
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Tom Phillips

Republican

American politician in Kansas (born 1956)

Manhattan, Kansas
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Tom Phillips

American politician in Kansas (born 1956)
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65
Years of Age
10
Years of Experience
KSResidence (state)

Tom Phillips (June 29, 1956) is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 67th district. His term began February 1, 2012 upon the resignation of his predecessor Susan Mosier. Phillips was chosen by 21 of the 39 GOP precinct representatives in the 67th district on the condition that he would seek reelection in 2012.Phillips was elected to a full term in the November 2012 general election, defeating Democrat Aaron Estabrook. Phillips is owner of Phillips & Associates, a land surveying company that was established in 1992. He had previous political experience as a city commissioner and mayor of Manhattan, Kansas. He is originally from Fort Scott, Kansas.

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Experience

Education

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Kansas State University
Bs Geography
1980
Kansas State University
Masters Regional and Community Planning

Past Positions

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Representative
Kansas House of Representatives
2012 - 2021
Assistant Majority Leader
Kansas State House of Representatives
2017 - 2018
City Commissioner
City of Manhattan
2005 - 2009
Mayor
City of Manhattan
2007
Owner
Phillips & Associates
Current
Adjunct Faculty Member
Department of Landscape Architecture / Regional and Community Planning, Kansas State University
Former Director of Planning and Development
Lenexa, Kansas

Other Experience

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Member
Manhattan Konza Rotary Club
Current
Member
American Institute of Certified Planners
Current
Member
Topeka-Shawnee Metropolitan Area Planning Commission
Current
President
Kansas Chapter of the American Planning Association
Current
Trustee
Greater Manhattan Community Foundation
2015 - Current
Former President
United Way of Riley County
2006 - 2012
Former President
Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan
2010 - Current
Member
Riley County Law Board
2006 - 2009
Participant
Flint Hills Leadership
2007
Participant
Leadership Manhattan
2006
Member
Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board
1995 - 2003
Member
Department of Landscape Architecture / Regional and Community Planning
Former Member
Children and Seniors Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Calendar and Printing Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy and Environment Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans and Military Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Interstate Cooperation Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Higher Education Budget Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Local Government Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Taxation Committee, Kansas State House of Representatives