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Kevin D. WitkosREPRepublican State Senator, District 8
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CTResidence (state)

Kevin Witkos (born 1964 or 1965) is a Republican member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing the 8th District since 2009. He served as Deputy Senate Republican President Pro Tempore since January 2017 to January 2019. and previously served as Minority Leader Pro Tempore from 2014 to 2016 and Caucus Chairman for Outreach since 2013. Witkos served as the State Representative from the 17th district which includes Canton and part of Avon from 2003 to 2008.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Connecticut
BA
2007
New England Institute for Law Enforcement Management, University of Massachusetts
Graduated
2002
Tunxis Community College
AS
1996
Connecticut State Police Academy
Graduated
1989
Past Positions1 - 14 of 14
Chief Deputy Republican Leader
Connecticut State Senate
2021 - Current
Deputy President Pro Tempore
Connecticut State Senate
2017 - 2018
Deputy Minority Leader Pro Tempore
Connecticut State Senate
2013 - 2015
Deputy Minority Leader
Connecticut State Senate
2010 - 2012
Senator
Connecticut State Senate
2009 - Current
Representative
Connecticut State House of Representatives
2003 - 2008
Former Assistant Minority Leader
Connecticut State Senate
Former Minority Leader Pro Tempore
Connecticut State Senate
Owner
Wilson's Pub
2013 - Current
Community Relations
Northeast Utilities
2012 - Current
Employee
Community Relations, Eversource
2012 - Current
Sergeant
Canton Police Department
1989 - 2012
Auditor
Connecticut Bank & Trust Company
1985 - 1989
Former Chief
Canton Volunteer Fire Department
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Coach
Canton Junior/Senior High School Girls Varsity/Boys Junior Varsity Soccer
1991 - 1996
Board Member
Logans Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Former President
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
Former President
Council 15, American Federation of State County Municipal Employees
Former Representative
Capitol Area Substance Abuse Council
Former Vice Chair
Canton Board of Education
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Member
Regulation Review Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Member
Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Ranking Member
General Law Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Energy and Technology Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on General Bonding, Connecticut State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Public Safety and Security Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Vice Chair
General Law Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Joint Committee on Legislative Management, Connecticut State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives