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Michael Lynn Baughn Edit Profile

mayor , peace officer , political science educator

Michael Lynn Baughn, American Educator, mayor, peace officer ( govt: executive administration)political science educator, mayor, peace officer.

Background

Baughn, Michael Lynn was born on April 30, 1948 in Colby, Kansas, United States. Son of James Leslie and Wilma Jean (Burkhead) Baughn.

Education

AB, Asbury College, 1970. Master of Science, Fort Hays Kansas State University, 1976. Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, Colby Community College, 1988.

Career

Teacher Brewster (Kansas) Unified School District, 1970-1976, instructor secondary social studies, 1970-1981, principal, 1976-1981. Instructor criminal justice Colby Community College, 1988-1990, Outreach political science, 1992^. Curator Butterfield Trail Museum, 1966-1973, elementary supervisor, 1973-1976.

Deputy sheriff Thomas County, 1970-1981, 82—, captain, 1986^. Deputy sheriff Logan County, since 1970. Director Brewster Civil Defense, 1975-1979.

Deputy city marshal, Brewster, 1970-1973, city marshall, 1973-1974. Member Brewster City Council, 1974-1979, president, 1979, mayor, since 1979. Owner, operator Brewster IGA Store, 1981-1985.

President, Butterfield Trail Association, 1974-1993. Co-chairman Brewster Centennial committee, 1987-1988. Chairman Hi-Plains History Commission, 1971-1973 86-89, director public relations, 1973-1979.

Board directors Thomas County History Society, 1988^. Volunteer rural fireman, 1975-1985. Volunteer city fireman, 1980-1985.

Member Civil Air Patrol, since 1981. Precinct committeeman Republican Party, since 1974. Member Thomas County Republican Central Committee, since 1974, secretary-treasurer, 1980-1988, treasurer, 1988^.

Justice of peace, 1972-1974. Member Selective Service Local Board 31, since 1983. Member of advisory board Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1978-1981.

Member Thomas County Council on Aging, 1979-1982. Member adult education advisory board Colby Community College, 1975-1982. Member adminstrv.bd. Brewster United Methodist Church, 1976-1979, chairman of the board of trustees, 1992^.

Treasurer Thomas County Centennial Committee, 1983-1986. Member Kansas Governor's Task Force on Future of Rural Communities, 1987-1990. Board directors Brewster Sr.Citizen Center, 1986-1990.

Member strategic planning committee Thomas County, 1990^, economics development committee, 1992^, household hazardous waste committee, 1992^. Chairman United States Constitution Bicentennial Commission Brewster.

Membership

Chairman United States Constitution Bicentennial Commission Brewster. Deputy sheriff Logan County, since 1970, Thomas County, since 1970, captain, since 1986. Director Brewster Civil Defense, 1975—1979.

Deputy city marshal Brewster, 1970—1973. City marshall, 1973—1974. Member Brewster City Council, 1974—1979, president, 1979, mayor, since 1979.

Owner, operator Brewster IGA Store, 1981—1985. President Butterfield Trail Association, 1974—1993. Co-chairman Brewster Centennial Committee, 1987—1988.

Chairman Hi-Plains History Commission, 1971—1973, 1986—1989, director public relations, 1973—1979. Board directors Thomas County History Society, since 1988. Volunteer rural fireman, 1975—1985.

Volunteer city fireman, 1980—1985. Member Civil Air Patrol, since 1981, Thomas County Republican Central Committee, since 1974, Selective Service Local Board 31, since 1983, Thomas County Council on Aging, 1979—1982. Secretary & treasurer Thomas County Republican Central Committee, 1980—1988, treasurer, since 1988.

Precinct committeeman Republican Party, since 1974. Member, justice of peace, 1972—1974. Member advisory board Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1978—1981.

Member adult education advisory board Colby Community College, 1975—1982. Treasurer Thomas County Centennial Committee, 1983—1986. Member Kansas Governors Task Force Future of Rural Communities, 1987—1990.

Board directors Brewster Senior Citizen Center, 1986—1990. Member, strategic planning committee Thomas County, since 1990. Economic development committee member, since 1992.

Household hazardous waste committee member, since 1992. Member administrative board Brewster United Methodist Church, 1976—1979, chairman board trustees, since 1992. Member of Kansas History Society (director 1979-1982), National Association Secondary School Principals, Western Plains Arts Council (secretary 1973-1974), Northwestern Plains American Revolution Bicentennial Park Association (president 1974-1977, treasurer since 1981), Lions Club (president 1975, governor, district 17NW 1979), Masons Club (past master), Shriners Club, Phi Delta Kappa (chapter secretary), Monument High School Alumni Association (vice president 1983-1986, president 1986-1992).

Connections

father:
James Leslie Baughn

mother:
Wilma Jean (Burkhead) Baughn