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accountant , state legislator

Michael Thomas Sawyer, American former state legislator. Recipient David Scholar, University Nebraska, 1976, Recognition Scholar, Wichita State University, 1976, Letter of Appreciation, City of Wichita, 1980, Certified of award, Wichita Association of Colored Women's Club, 1980, Certified of Appreciation, Democratic National Committee, 1982.

Background

Sawyer, Michael Thomas was born on April 15, 1958 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of John T. and Virginia (Martinez) Sawyer.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, Wichita State University, 1984.

Career

Former state representative Dist 95, Kansas. Former ranking minority member Calendar & Printing Committee. Chief deputy company clerk Sedgwick Company, Kansas, 1978—1984, company clerk, 1984—1985.

Member State Democratic Committee, 1978. President Wichita State Young Democratic, Kansas, 1979—1984. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1980.

2nd vice president Human Resources Board, 1980—1981. Tres. 4th Congressional District Democratic Committee, 1980—1988, chairman, since 1988. Tres. Sedgwick Company Democratic Central Committee, 1982—1984, Wichita Community Housing Resources Board, since 1986.

President Sedgewick County Young Democratic, 1984—1988. State president Young Democratic, Kansas, 1985—1986. State consultant Vertex Cost Systems, 1987.

Member Finance Insts & Ins, Interstate Coop & Legislature Coordinator Coun Committee. House representative Kansas. Chairman State Democratic Party, 1999—2003.

Owner Accounting Service. Member Kansas Parole Board, since 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with John T Sawyer): (book) Solar Tips.

Religion

Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

Politics

Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.

Views

The strength of a society’s marriages is the greatest cause and indicator of societal health.

Membership

Chief deputy county clerk Sedgwick County, Kansas, 1978-1984, county clerk, 1984-1985. Member Kansas State Democratic Committee, since 1978. President Wichita State YoungDems., 1979-1984, Sedgwick County Young Democrats, 1984-1988, Kansas State Young Democrats, 1985-1986.

Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1980. Treasurer Sedgewick County Democratic Control Committee, 1982-1984. Treasurer Wichita Cmty.

Housing Resources, since 1986. Member Wichita Planned Parenthood. Member National Organization for Women, Citizen Participation Organisation (chairman 1979-1984), Progressive Democratic Quorum, Shocker Athletic Scholar Organisation, Westside Democratic Club.

Connections

father:
John T. Sawyer

mother:
Virginia (Martinez) Sawyer