Meet our School Board Attorney

Donna Whiteman

Donna Whiteman

Donna Whiteman is a former majority leader of the Kansas House of Representatives. Ms. Whiteman is an attorney formerly in private practice in Hutchinson, Kansas. She graduated from Evangel College in Springfield, Missouri, in 1971, and from Washburn School of Law in 1981. She was appointed to a vacant seat in the Kansas House of Representatives in 1983, first elected to the House in 1984 and reelected to three additional terms, serving from 1983 through 1991. She served as assistant minority leader in the House in the 1989 and 1990 legislative sessions and as majority leader in the 1991 legislative session. She resigned from the legislature in August of 1991 to accept appointment as secretary of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services and served in that position through early 1995. Ms. Whiteman has practiced education law full time since 1995.

 

Publications

From the Kansas Oral History Project:

Interview of Donna Whiteman, January 19, 2018

From The Journal of Kansas Bar Association, Donna Whiteman's article "Social Media and the Ability of Kansas School Districts to Discipline Students" can be found starting on page 24 of the link below:

The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association

 

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