Tom Arpke
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Tom Arpke

Republican

American politician

Salina, Kansas

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Tom Arpke

American politician
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Tom Arpke (born February 6, 1952) is a former Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 24th district from 2013 to 2017. The American Conservative Union gave him a lifetime rating of 84%. Arpke is a Salina travel agent and consultant, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from Florida State University. He and his wife, Beth, have five children including Kellan Arpke, who is a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. Arpke was elected to the Kansas House in 2010 and filed for the Senate race in 2012.

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Experience

Education

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Florida State University
BS Micro Biology
1974

Past Positions

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Senator
Kansas State Senate
2013 - 2017
Representative
Kansas State House of Representatives
2010 - 2012
Account Manager
United States Water Services
2006 - 2008
Account Manager
Nalco
2000 - 2006
Sales Engineer
Chesterton
1994 - 2000
Self Employed Energy Consultant

Other Experience

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Chairman
Saline County Republican Party
2006 - 2008
Junior Leadership Chair
Business and Industry, Salina Chamber of Commerce
1998 - 2008
Treasurer
Salina Municipal Band
2004 - 2008
Vice President
Salina Symphony
2008
President
Salina Public Library Board
2002 - 2005
Secretary
Saline County Republican Party
1994 - 2002
Treasurer
Salina Public Library Board
1998 - 2002
Marketing Co-Chair
Smoky Hill River Festival
1996 - Current
President
Mid-America Chapter, Institute of Packaging Professionals
1992 - 1994
Executive Director
Hugh O'Brian Nebraska Leadership Seminar
1986 - 1987
Former Member
Salina Chamber Leadership Task Force
Member
Kansas Republican Party Constitution and Bylaws Committee
2007 - 2008
Member
Kansas 1st District Constitution, Bylaws and Rules Committee
2004 - 2008
Parliamentarian
Kansas 1st District Committee Meetings
2006 - 2008
Parliamentarian
Kansas Republican Party State Committee Meetings
2007 - 2008
Committeeman
Republican Party
1994 - 2002
Former Chair
Education Subcommittee, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Salina City Commission
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Legislative Educational Planning Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Ethics and Elections Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Member
Salina County Health Board
Former Member
Salina Housing Authority, Salina City Commission
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Education Committee, Kansas State Senate
Former Vice Chair
General Government and Legislative and Elected Officials Subcommittee, Kansas State Senate
Member
North Central Regional Planning Commission, Salina City Commission, retired