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Jayhawks for Higher Education

Jayhawk Caucus

The 2023 Kansas Legislature includes the following lawmakers who are KU graduates.


Sen. Marci Francisco, a’73, a’77, Lawrence (District 2)
Alumni Association Life Member and KU research analyst for the Center for Sustainability

Sen. Patricia Pettey, d’68, g’74, Kansas City (District 6)
Alumni Association member

Sen. Caryn Tyson, g’07, Parker (District 12)

Sen. Kellie Warren, l’94, Leawood (District 12)
Alumni Association Life Member

House of Representatives

Rep. Avery Anderson, c’20, Newton (District 72)

Rep. John Carmichael, c’80, l’83, Wichita (District 92)

Rep. John Eplee, m’78, Atchison (District 63)
KU Medical Alumni Association member

Rep. Christina Haswood, g’20, Lawrence (District 10)

Rep. Dennis “Boog” Highberger, e’85, l’92, Lawrence (District 46)

Rep. Jo Ella Hoye, g’09, Lenexa (District 17)

Rep. Kyle McNorton, c’85, Topeka (District 50)

Rep. Heather Meyer, s’18, Overland Park (District 29)

Rep. Melissa Oropeza, n’99, g’12, Kansas City (District 37)

Rep. Dan Osman, l’04, Overland Park (District 48)

Rep. Sandy Pickert, g’08, Wichita (District 88)

Rep. Tobias Schlingensiepen, c’87, Topeka (District 55)

Rep. Kenny Titus, l’14, Manhattan (District 51)

Rep. Paul Waggoner, b’78, Hutchinson (District 104)

Rep. Troy Waymaster, c’00, Bunker Hill (District 109)
Chair, Appropriations Committee

Rep. Kristey Williams, d’93, g’98, Augusta (District 77)

Rep. Laura Konecny Williams, c’15, Lenexa (District 30)

Rep. Valdenia Winn, d’72, PhD’94, Kansas City (District 34)

Rep. Brandon Woodard, c’13, Lenexa (District 30)
Alumni Association Life Member

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