Kendall Van Dyk

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Kendall John Van Dyk
Member of the Montana Senate
from the 25th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Preceded by Roy Brown
Personal details
Born (1980-03-21) March 21, 1980 (age 34)
Bozeman, Montana, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Montana State University,
Bozeman
Religion Christian

Kendall J. Van Dyk is a Democratic Party member of the Montana Senate, representing District 25 in north-central Billings, Montana since 2011.

Personal life and education[edit]

Van Dyk earned a B.A. in political science from Montana State University. Van Dyk has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and the Montana Wildlife Federation. He is a member of the Montana Bowhunters Association, the Montana Conservation Voters, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and the National Rifle Association.[1]

Career[edit]

Van Dyk has worked as the Western Energy Coordinator for Trout Unlimited, a field organizer for the Northern Plains Resource Council, and as a ranch hand at Spring Creek Farms. Van Dyk served in the House from 2006-2010.[1]

Van Dyk is the former chairman of the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee in the Montana House of Representatives. He is the author of the most recent update to the Montana Stream Access Law, an Act of the 2009 session giving the public the right to access Montana rivers and streams from public bridges.[2] In a run for the 25th Senate district of Montana in 2010, Van Dyk unseated incumbent Republican Senator Roy Brown by just four votes.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Senator Kendall John Van Dyk's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.billingsgazette.com/lifestyles/recreation/article_bfcadae4-8d16-11de-a55a-001cc4c03286.html
  3. ^ "Van Dyk wins Senate District 25 race by margin of 4 votes"

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