Jo Ann Pottorff
Jo Ann Pottorff is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 83rd district. She has served since 1985. Prior to her election she served as President of the Kansas Association of School Boards, as well as the Wichita School Board.
Pottorff was born in Wichita and has a BA in Elementary Education from Kansas State University and an MA in Urban Education from St. Louis University. She is a member of the Business Education Success Team, East Wichita Rotary, Forum for Executive Women, Wichita Chamber of Commerce, Junior League of Wichita, and National Assessment Governing Board.
Pottorff is a member of the Commerce and Labor, General Government Budget, Transportation and Public Safety Budget, and State Building Construction committees. One of the top donors to Pottorff's 2008 campaign was Kansans for Lifesaving Cures.
In May 2012, Pottorff announced that she would be retiring from politics and would not seek re-election.
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jo Ann Pottorff Biography
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
- Lefler, Dion (May 3, 2012). "Rep. Jo Ann Pottorff announces retirement". The Wichita Eagle.
- Kansas Legislature - Jo Ann Pottorff
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Campaign contributions: 1996,2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008