About Jim Howell

Education

  • Wichita High School Southeast Graduate
  • B.S. Organizational Management & Leadership - Friends University
  • B.S. Industrial Technology – Southern Illinois University College of Engineering
  • A.S. Avionics Systems Technology – College of the Air Force

USAF Veteran 1987 to 1991

  • Desert Shield 1990
  • Promoted “Below the Zone”
  • Commendation Medals
  • Airman of the Year 48TFS 1989

Personal Info

  • Life Long Kansan
  • Married to Leah, 24 Years, five children with 3 in College
  • Sunday School Teacher (9th & 10th Grade Boys)
  • Long Term Trustee – Calvary Baptist Church

Work Experience

  • Air Force – E4, Flight Controls, Instruments on F111-F/F-111D
  • Bombardier/Learjet  2 Years – Instrumentation Tech, Certification CRJ100/Lear 60
  • Cessna 10 Years  – Instrumentation Technologist, JPATS, Citation X, CitationJet, Sovereign
  • Boeing 11 Years – Instrumentation Engineering, 767 International Tanker, KC135, AF 767 Tanker; Six Sigma Green Belt.

Political Experience

  • Republican Precinct (DB11) Committeeman since 2010
  • Elected to the Kansas House of Representatives 2010 (Served 2011 to 2014)

Member

  • Government Efficiency Committee 2011-2012
  • House Education Committee 2011-2012
  • General Government Budget Committee 2011
  • Federal & State Affairs Committee2012
  • Judiciary Committee 2013-2014

Vice-Chair

  • General Government Budget Committee 2013-2014
  • Pensions & Benefits Committee 2013-2014
  • South-Central Legislative Delegation 2013

Chair

  • South-Central Legislative Delegation 2014