|Member of the Kansas Senate |
from the 22nd district
January 14, 2013
|Preceded by||Roger Reitz|
|Member of the KansasHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 67th district
January 10,2005 –January 10,2011
|Preceded by||Roger Reitz|
|Succeeded by||Susan Mosier|
Thomas Dale Hawk
|Alma mater||Kansas State University|
Thomas Dale Hawk (born September 18,1946)is a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate for the 22nd district. He was formerly a member of the Kansas House of Representatives,representing the 67th District,serving 2005-2011,until being defeated by Republican Susan Mosier.
Hawk is the owner of Tom Hawk Incorporated Professional Photography. He previously served as superintendent,school administrator,counselor and teacher at Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools. He received his BS in math education,MS in counseling,and PhD in educational administration from Kansas State University.
Hawk previously served on the Governor's Education Policy Task Force,City-County Land Use Task Force,and Governor's Best Team for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
In the 2012 election,Hawk was elected to the Kansas Senate for the 22nd district against Republican Bob Reader,who had defeated incumbent Roger Reitz in the Republican primary election. The 22nd district includes all of Clay and Riley counties and portions of Geary County.
The top 5 donors to Hawk's 2008 campaign:
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