Tim Emert

 
City Commission
Title: Vice Mayor
Phone: 620-331-1800
Tim Emert


BACKGROUND: 

Born on West Pine Street, Independence, Kansas, in his grandmother’s living room. Son of Glen and Lavon Emert. Has resided in Independence since birth.

FAMILY: 

Married to Barbara Meitner Emert. Has three adult children, Kate, Babs and Jennifer.

EDUCATION: 

Graduate of Independence High School

Associate of Arts Degree from Independence Community College

Journalism Degree from University of Kansas

Law Degree from University of Kansas School of Law

MEMBERSHIP: 

St. Andrews Catholic Church, Independence, Kansas

EMPLOYMENT: 

Retired Attorney from Emert Chubb Reynolds, LLC.

FORMER POSITIONS: 

USD 446 - Independence, Kansas, Board of Education (16 years)

Elected to Kansas State Board of Education (5 years); served 2 years as Chairman

Elected to Kansas State Senate (8 years)

Appointed to Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission; served 1 year as Chairman

Appointed by Governor Mark Parkinson to Kansas Board of Regents (4 years); served 1 year as Chairman

Independence Land Bank

Independence Historical Museum & Arts Center

PRESENT POSITIONS: 

Board Member:  

Four County Mental Health

Disability Rights Center of Kansas

 

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