Jay Emler

Jay Emler REPRepublican

American politician

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Jay EmlerREPRepublican American politician
73
Years of Age
13
Years of Experience
KSResidence (state)

Jay Scott Emler (born May 25, 1949) is a former Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 35th district from 2001 until 2014. He previously worked as a Municipal Judge in Lindsborg. Emler was elected by his colleagues to serve as majority leader of the Senate, following Derek Schmidt's election as Kansas Attorney General. Emler assumed the position when the Senate convened January 10, 2011. Emler accepted an appointment to the Kansas Corporation Commission and resigned his seat in the Kansas Senate in 2014, which is now occupied by Clark Shultz.He lives in Lindsborg, is married to Lorraine Emler and practices law in McPherson.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Naval Postgraduate School
MA Homeland Security and Defense
2008
Leadership Kansas
Graduated
1998
University of Denver
JD
1976
Bethany College, Lindsborg
BA
1971
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Corporation Commissioner
State of Kansas
2014
Senator
Kansas State Senate
2001 - 2014
Municipal Judge
Lindsborg
Vice President
General Counsel, Kansas Cellular
1990 - 1999
Salesman
1972 - 1974
Experience
Emergency Medical Technician
Partner
Law Firm, present
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Chairman
Lindsborg Chapter of the McPherson County March of Dimes
Former Chair
Emergency Medical Services Council
Former Director
Lindsborg Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Former Director
Falun State Bank
Former President
Lindsborg Community Hospital Board
Instructor
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), American Red Cross
Volunteer
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Member
Kansas Supreme Court Municipal Judge Testing and Education Committee
Chair
Kansas Judicial Council Municipal Court Manual Committee