Pete Brungardt – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Senator District 24, Kansas

Kansas Republican Party
522 Fairdale RdSalina,67401
(785) 827-6188
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Rosemary

2 Children: Matt, Kristin.

Birth Date: 01/30/1947

Birthplace: Salina, KS

Home City: Salina, KS

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1971

BS, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1969

Attended, Benedictine College at Kansas, 1964-1967.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Optometrist, Brungardt and Brungardt, Chartered, 1971-present.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Finance Committee, Salmin Area Foundation, 2004-present

Board Member, Kansas Western University, 1998-present

Member, Rotary, 1976-present

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry, 1974-present

Member, Kansas Optometric Association, 1971-present

Member, American Optometric Association, 1967-present

Admittance Chair, American Academy of Optometry,1998-2000

Member, Allocations Committee, Salina United Way, 1984-1989

Board Member, Marymount College, 1983-1989

President, Kansas Optometric Association, 1986

Board Member, Salina Family Young Men's Christian Association, 1971-1986.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:

Board Member, Greater Salina Area Foundation, 2000-2002

Board Member, Kansas Incorporated, 1996-2001.


Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight, Chair

Federal and State Affairs, Chair

Financial Institutions and Insurance, Member

Health Care Strategies, Vice Chair

Organization, Calendar and Rules, Member

Public Health and Welfare, Member

State/Tribal Relations, Vice Chair

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Senator, Kansas State Senate, 2000-present

City Commission, Salina 1991-1999

Mayor, 1993-1994/1998-1999

Planning Commission, Salina City Planning, 1986-1991.

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