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701 Nth 7th Street
Suite 979
Phone: 913-573-5040
Fax: 913-573-5050

Mike T. Kane
District 5

 Mike Kane Term:



DOB: March 16, 1957
Marital Status: Married, October 1, 1977
Immediate Family: Wife, Diane (Billaci) Kane;
Son, Michael T. Kane, II;
Daughter, Meghan Kane 


Graduate Bishop Ward High School, 1975

Employment: Public Affairs Construction and General Laborers Local Union 1290 AFL-CIO
Retired from the UAW/GM after 35 years of service
Fairfax Assembly, Kansas City, Kansas.
Initiated General Motors, Fairfax Assembly Ergonomics
Program – November, 1992
Former member of the Fairfax Assembly Plant Safety Review Board
  Civic Activities:

Piper High School, Head Coach Junior Varsity Soccer 1992-1996
Youth softball and soccer coach 1982-1992 

  Union Membership:

United Autoworkers, Local 31
Elected Alternate District Committeeperson – May,1984-1985
Elected District Committeeperson – May 1985 – 1992
Internationally Appointed Alternate Health and Safety
Representative – March, 1994
Internationally Appointed Health and Safety Representative – December, 1996
Internationally Appointed Ergonomics Representative – October, 1997
Designated as United Auto Workers lead on Design-In Safety on New Tools and Technology – December 2000 – to present 

  Recognition/Awards: 2013, Appointed to the Kansas Human Rights Commission by Governor Sam Brownback
2009, Re-Elected to the Unified Government Board of Commissioners, District 5
Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force
   - Certificate of Recognition For Outstanding Contributions
     to Education in Kansas - 2013

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