jim and leah howell standing hear wood fence

Jim Howell

Sedgwick County Commissioner

Jim has been married to his wife Leah for 31 years. They enjoy their five adult children, several daughters’-in-law, and four wonderful grandchildren.

Commissioner Howell has a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management & Leadership from Friends University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University College of Engineering and an Associates of Science degree in Avionics Systems Technology from the College of the Air Force.

While serving as a Kansas State Representative, Commissioner Howell was the Chair of the South-Central Legislative Delegation and member of the Government Efficiency Committee, House Education Committee, General Government Budget Committee, Federal & State Affairs Committee and Judiciary Committee.

Howell is currently a board member of several organizations and committees. This includes the Kansas State Rifle Association Board of Directors, the Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, the Chief Elected Officials Board, and several Veterans’ Organization Boards.

If you have questions/comments about anything related to my service to Sedgwick County, please email me at [email protected].