Tom Burroughs is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 33rd district. He has served since 1997. Prior to his election, Burroughs ran unsuccessfully for the House in 1990 and 1992. He has a Bachelor's degree from Kansas City Community College and spent nearly 30 years working at the Colgate-Palmolive Company. Burroughs is the Chair of the Colgate-Palmolive Employees Credit Union and the Wy-Jo Chapter of Credit Unions.