State Representative Jene Vickrey has spent more than 28 years as a small business owner in Louisburg, Kansas where he was raised. As the owner of a carpet installation firm, Jene understands the needs and concerns of small businesses in Kansas. Learning the values of hard work at an early age growing up on the family farm, Jene strongly believes in putting in “an honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay.”

Rep. Vickrey has represented the 6th Kansas house district since 1993 and was elected this year by his colleagues as House Majority Leader. Before this position, he was Speaker Pro Tem. Rep. Vickrey is married to his wife of 31 years, Teresa. They have four kids, Jacob, Jasmine, Johanna, and Joshua and three grandkids.

He has served in the American Legion Exchange Council, National Federation of Independent Businesses, the Springhill Chamber of Commerce and the Louisberg Rotary Club.