Mike Kane

District 5

Term
2018 - Present: Elected to position in 2005

Mike Kane

Biography

Personal
DOB: March 16th, 1957
Marital Status: Married (Diane (Billaci) Kane)
Children: Michael T. Kane, II; & Meghan Kane

Education
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, KS.
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 (1984-1985)
Elected District Committeeperson (1985 – 1992)
Internationally Appointed Alternate Health & Safety Representative (1994)
Internationally Appointed Health & Safety Representative (1996)
Internationally Appointed Ergonomics Representative (1997)
Designated as United Auto Workers lead on Design-In Safety on New Tools & Technology: (2000 – present)

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

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