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Geraldine Flaharty has served in the Kansas House of Representatives since 1995. She represents the 98th House District in Sedgwick County. Her district includes part of Wichita, the city of Oaklawn-Sunview and part of Riverside Township.
Throughout her years in the Kansas House, Geraldine has been actively involved in issues relating to health care. As a state lawmaker, Geraldine is ranking member on the Health and Human Services Committee and the Select Committee on KPERS. She also currently serves on the House Committees on Education, Aging and Long Term Care, Economic Development and Tourism, and the Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits.
A lifelong Kansan, Geraldine was born in Parsons and currently lives in Wichita. For 36 years prior to her service in the legislature, Geraldine taught in public schools in both Derby and Wichita.
She has been involved with many community organizations, including the American Association of University Women, Wichita State University Alumni Association, the International Reading Association, Kansas National Education Association, Sedgwick County Zoo, and the Wichita Center for the Arts. She is a member of the Sedgwick County Developmentally Disabled Advisory Board and has also held numerous leadership positions in Derby-National Education Association.
Geraldine achieved both undergraduate and graduate degrees at Wichita State University. She has also raised three children and now has seven grandchildren.
We're thrilled that this proven and passionate leader takes the time out of her busy schedule to write at the Kansas Free Press!
You can browse through entries from Geraldine's complete historical archives here.
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