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Dennis Hershberger


Dennis Hershberger
(620) 931-7459
dhershberger@ksde.org

 

First term on State Board: 2023
 

Dennis Hershberger was born and raised in Harvey County.

He spent five years in service work and manufacturing and graduated from Hesston College in 1974 with a degree in liberal arts. Mr. Hershberger received a nursing degree in 1984 and spent 30 years in the nursing field. He also worked six years in transportation before retiring in 2021.

Mr. Hershberger is active in community church leadership. His past civic duties include leadership in 4-H and chairmanship of the Reno County Republican Central Committee.

He and his wife, Carol, have been married for 42 years and live near Hutchinson. They have four children and four grandchildren. Their four children attended public and private schools, along with being homeschooled.

 

 

District 7 represents the following school districts in central Kansas, listed in county order:

Barber

  • Barber County North USD 254
  • South Barber USD 255

Barton

  • Ellinwood Public Schools USD 355
  • Great Bend USD 428
  • Hoisington USD 431

Butler

  • Remington-Whitewater USD 206

Comanche

  • Comanche County USD 300

Dickinson

  • Abilene USD 435
  • Chapman USD 473
  • Herington USD 487
  • Rural Vista USD 481
  • Solomon USD 393

Edwards

  • Kinsley-Offerle USD 347
  • Lewis USD 502

Ellis

  • Hays USD 489
  • Victoria USD 432

Ellsworth

  • Central Plains USD 112
  • Ellsworth USD 327

Harper

  • Chaparral Schools USD 361

Harvey

  • Burrton USD 369
  • Halstead USD 440
  • Hesston USD 460
  • Newton USD 373
  • Sedgwick Public Schools USD 439

Kingman

  • Cunningham USD 332
  • Kingman-Norwich USD 331

Kiowa

  • Haviland USD 474
  • Kiowa County USD 422

Marion

  • Centre USD 397
  • Goessel USD 411
  • Peabody-Burns USD 398

McPherson

  • Inman USD 448
  • Moundridge USD 423
  • Smoky Valley USD 400

Ness

  • Ness City USD 303
  • Western Plains USD 106

Ottawa

  • Twin Valley USD 240

Pawnee

  • Fort Larned USD 495
  • Pawnee Heights USD 496

Pratt

  • Pratt USD 382
  • Skyline Schools USD 438

Reno

  • Buhler USD 313
  • Fairfield USD 310
  • Haven Public Schools USD 312
  • Hutchinson Public Schools USD 308
  • Nickerson-South Hutchinson USD 309
  • Pretty Prairie USD 311

Rice

  • Chase-Raymond USD 401
  • Little River USD 444
  • Lyons USD 405
  • Sterling USD 376

Rush

  • La Crosse USD 395
  • Otis-Bison USD 403

Saline

  • Ell-Saline USD 307
  • Salina USD 305
  • Southeast of Saline USD 306

Sedgwick

  • Cheney USD 268
  • Maize USD 266
  • Renwick USD 267
  • Valley Center USD 262
  • Wichita USD 259

Stafford

  • Macksville USD 351
  • St. John-Hudson USD 350
  • Stafford USD 349

Board Office
(785) 296-3203

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Map (above) updated to January 2023 redistricting.

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