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Full Name : Mike Karickhoff
Gender : Male
Family : Wife: Kelly; 4 Children
Home City : Kokomo
Education BS, Parks and Recreation Administration, University of Missouri at Columbia, 1974-1978
Professional Experience
Executive Director of Facilities, Ivy Tech Community College, 2002-2019
Park Superintendent, City of Kokomo, 1985-2002
Parks and Recreation Director, City of Hannibal, 1978-1985
Political Experience
Candidate, State of Indiana House of Representatives, District 30, 2022
Speaker Pro Tempore, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2019-present
Representative, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 30, 2010-present
Member, City of Kokomo Council, 2004-2010
Former Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore, Indiana State House of Representatives
Current Legislative Committees
Government and Regulatory Reform Committee
Natural Resources Committee
Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
Org Membership
Member, Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance, 2008-2014
Member, Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, 2004-2010
Middle School Basketball Coach, Taylor and Northwestern School Corporations, 2000-2010
Member, Kokomo Howard Development Corporation (KHDC), 2004-2008
Member, Indiana Association of Physical Plant Administrators, 2005-present
Former Member, National Recreation and Park Association, 1977-2002
Member, Indiana Parks and Recreation Association, 1985-2002
Member, Kokomo Y's Men's Club, 1986-2000
Member, American Red Cross Board of Directors, 1992-1998
Member, Kiwanis Foundation Board, 1996-present
Member, United Way of Howard County, 1985-1996
Member, Kokomo Kiwanis Club, 1985-present