Mr. Keith Tatum

Keith Tatum is a native Kansan, born in Manhattan and raised in Topeka.  Mr. Tatum has dedicated his career to public service and in empowering every voice within our community.  His professional experience includes nonprofit administration and 20+ years of diverse leadership capacities in Kansas government, including for the Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities, the Kansas Volunteer Commission, the Kansas Department of Education, and the Kansas Neurological Institute. He currently serves as the Deputy Secretary for the Kansas Department of Labor.  Additionally, Mr. Tatum is an Adjunct Professor with the Family and Human Services Department at Washburn University.


Mr. Tatum holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Washburn University.  He and his wife, Teresa, live in Topeka and have a wonderfully-blended family consisting of 10 children and one grandson.

Keith Tatum

Position 3, District 3
Elected: 2022
Term Expires: January 10, 2026 

624 SW 24th St.
Topeka, KS 66611



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