About Tim

About
  • About TIM NORTON
    Tim has and will continue to use his business experience to help create jobs and make sure that tax dollars are spent wisely in order to meet the needs of the community. He is a genuine public servant, devoting his personal and professional time to making a difference by engaging with citizens about decisions affecting them and by volunteering ceaselessly on efforts that improve lives. He’s been successful in fighting to fund a strong infrastructure in our district, making drainage and road improvements and economic development high priorities.


Learn more about Tim’s background and accomplishments here. He deserves your vote!

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING
  • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Arkansas State University
  • Masters Degree in Adult Education, Newman University
  • Kansas Public Health Leadership Program
  • National Public Health Leadership Institute, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

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PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • 22 years of business experience, Target Stores management
  • Mayor of Haysville, 1996-2000
  • Haysville City Council, 1987-1996
  • Sedgwick County Commission, 2001 – present
  • Sedgwick County Commission Chair, 2003 and 2012
  • Chairman of the Metro Area Transportation Planning Organization (WAMPO)
  • Founding member of the Regional Economic Area Partnership (REAP)
  • Founding member of the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC)
  • Founding member of the Kansas Technical Training Institute; lead to the National Center for Aviation Training
  • President, Kansas County Commissioner Association, 2003 and 2007
  • President, Kansas Association of Counties
  • Advocated for and sponsored the Health Care Assembly in 2004 and the Health Care Access Summit in 2007
  • Member, Boards of Directors: Salvation Army; Boys & Girls Club; United Way; Child Advocacy Center (Campaign Leadership Committee); Exploration Place; Wichita Downtown Development Corporation (WDDC)
  • Former member, Boards of Directors: Metro YMCA; Wichita Area Technical College (WATC); Sedgwick County Technical Training and Authority; Communities in Schools; Diversity Kansas; Goodwill Industries; Child Abuse Prevention Council; Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce; Newman University Alumni

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PERSONAL
  • Married to Susan; they have five children and seven grandchildren
  • Members of the Haysville United Methodist Church where Tim teaches Sunday school
  • Co-chairman, $50 million USD261 school bond issue
  • Active in the passage of the bond issue for the new Haysville Community Library
  • Sponsored and funded over 40 – $1,000 scholarships for deserving high school seniors from West, South, Clearwater and Campus High Schools since 1998
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