|Wyoming State Senate, District 22|
|July 2014 - present|
|January 2, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|High school||Sheridan High School|
|J.D.||University of Wyoming Law School|
|Profession||Small Business Owner|
Kinskey was the mayor of Sheridan prior to his appointment to the Wyoming State Senate. His other political experience included working as an intern for U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop, a research director on Al Simpson's Senate campaign and an assistant campaign manager on Pete Simpson's gubernatorial campaign. In 2012, he put together the direct mail campaign for John Schiffer for Senate District 22. Kinskey also served as a County Precinct Committeeman on the Resolutions & Platform Committees. Kinskey was a member of the board of directors for the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) and served on the WAM Legislative Committee. He is also one of the founding officeholders of the Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders (NEWY).
Below is an abbreviated outline of Kinskey's academic career:
- Graduated from Sheridan High School
- Earned B.A. in economics from Harvard College
- Earned J.D. from the University of Wyoming
Below is an abbreviated outline of Kinskey's professional and political career:
- Jersey Creamery
- Flagger at Big Horn Airways
- Night guard with Burns Security
- Executive director of the Wyoming Retail Merchants Association
- Clerk at Mini Mart
- Lawyer with Lubnau & Drew, which later became Lubnau & Kinskey
- Director of business development at Mini Mart, Inc.
- CEO of M&M Home Medical
- Realtor with ERA Carroll Realty
- Mayor of the City of Sheridan
- Member of the Wyoming State Senate, representing District 22.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Kinskey served on the following committees:
|Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Joint Judiciary|
|• Joint Revenue|
Kinskey was appointed to the following committees:
|Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2014|
|• Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs|
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Kinskey grew up working at his family's business, Jersey Creamery, with his parents and eight siblings.
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- State Legislature Profile
- Profile from Open States
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- Wyoming State Legislature
- Star Herald, "Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey gets state senate seat," July 7, 2014
- Information submitted on Ballotpedia’s biographical information submission form on November 19, 2014
- Wyoming State Legislature, "Senator Dave Kinskey," accessed July 30, 2014
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