Candidates - Spring 2015 Official Listing


Election Date

General Election - April 7, 2015


Candidates
City Officials

Election of Mayor and/or Council Members in the cities of Bonner Springs, De Soto, Edgerton, Fairway, Gardner, Lake Quivira, Lenexa, Merriam, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Shawnee, Spring Hill, and Westwood Hills.


Bonner Springs

Mayor (2 Year Term)
  • Jeff Harrington
    914 South 131st Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)
  • Eric Freeman
    335 South 134th, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

  • Mark Kipp
    634 Lake Forest, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

De Soto

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer
  • Ron Crow Jr
    33635 Hillcrest, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 583-1081
    (913) 742-1367 (c)


  • Michael Kroeger
    33108 West 87th Terrace, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 219-3034 (c)

  • Danny Lane
    9355 Cedar Creek Road, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 583-1471

  • Bill McDaniel
    33920 West 84th Terrace, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 244-3121 (c)
    (913) 585-1202 (FAX)

  • Lori Murdock (Incumbent)
    8195 Ravenswood Lane, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 441-6907

  • Paul L. Penner
    8540 Hilltop Road, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 585-1999
    (913) 956-8759 (c)

  • Kevin R. Ritter
    30994 West 98th Street, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 208-5352 (c)

  • Noel Taylor
    34549 West 83rd Terrace, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 674-7072 (c)

Edgerton

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer

  • Jody Brown (Incumbent)
    314 East McCarty, Edgerton, KS 66021
    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 86, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 406-9056 (c)

  • Darius Crist
    510 West Braun Street, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 893-9613
    (913) 963-6346 (c)

  • Frances Cross (Incumbent)
    205 West McDonald, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 244-1547 (c)

  • Deb Lebakken
    900 West 7th Street, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 593-7352 (h)
    (913) 663-9510 (w)

  • Clay Longanecker (Incumbent)
    616 West Meriwood, Edgerton, KS 66021
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 333, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 709-7403 (c)

  • Marvin Vail
    1405 West 8th Street, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (816) 985-9677 (c)

  • Cliff Withrow
    708 West Cumberland Drive, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 215-3194 (c)

Fairway      

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)
  • James Poplinger (Incumbent)
    5300 Aberdeen, Fairway, KS 66205
    (913) 831-9879
    (913) 634-1732 (c)
Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term)
  • Bill Griffith
    6155 Lockton Lane, Fairway, KS 66205
    (913) 638-6953 (c)
Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)
Gardner

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer
  • Heath Freeman (Incumbent)
    504 East Acorn Street, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 908-2627 (c)

  • Randy Gregorcyk
    620 East Hawthorn Street, Gardner, KS 66030
    (316) 644-0292 (c)

  • Brett Limer
    18524 Spruce Court, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 269-6895 (c)

  • Rich Melton
    521 East Hawthorn, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 856-4161 (h)
    (913) 207-7152 (c)

  • Lee Moore
    521 East Dogwood Street, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 522-1645 (c)

  • Tory Kristen Roberts (Incumbent)
    17125 Jessica, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 449-5522 (c)

  • Todd Winters (Incumbent)
    16735 Pratt Street, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 271-3587

Lake Quivira

Mayor (2 Year Term)
  • Michael Olson
    139 Terrace Trail West, Lake Quivira, KS 66217
    (913) 268-8614

  • Leon M. Rieke
    320 Mojave, Lake Quivira, KS 66217
    (913) 631-3831
    (913) 238-5364 (c)
Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer

  • Ben C. Kalny (Incumbent)
    316 Terrace Trail West, Lake Quivira, KS 66217
    (913) 962-1560
    (913) 486-4116

  • Bruce Rimbo
    262 Lakeshore Drive West, Lake Quivira, KS 66217
    (913) 402-4438
    (760) 408-9039 (c)

  • Dave White (Incumbent)
    561 Lakeshore East, Lake Quivira, KS 66217
    (816) 590-4343 (c)

Lenexa

Mayor (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)

Merriam

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Robert Weems
    4809 Perry Avenue, Merriam, KS 66203
    (913) 209-4105 (c)
Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term)
Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)
  • Bob Pape
    6536 Burnham Drive, Merriam, KS 66202
    (913) 707-9316 (c)

Mission Hills

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer
  • Beverly D. Brooks
    5628 State Line Road, Mission Hills, KS 66208
    (816) 678-7878 (c)

  • David W. Dickey (Incumbent)
    6540 Wenonga Road, Mission Hills, KS 66208
    (913) 362-7762 (h)
    (816) 201-0994 (w)

  • Braden M. Perry
    6549 Sagamore Road, Mission Hills, KS 66208
    (913) 262-6512 (h)
    (816) 527-9445 (w)

  • Dan Sullivan (Incumbent)
    1903 West 67th Terrace, Mission Hills, KS 66208
    (913) 599-6904 (h)
    (816) 360-4417 (w)

Mission Woods

Mayor (2 Year Term)
  • Robert Allen Tietze (Incumbent)
    5338 Mission Woods Road, Mission Woods, KS 66205
    (913) 432-0346 (c)
Council Members At-Large (2 Year Term) - Vote for Five or Fewer
  • John Baenisch (Incumbent)
    2101 West 50th Terrace, Mission Woods, KS 66205
    (913) 362-0828
    (913) 515-1023 (c)

  • William H. Dunn Jr
    5300 Mission Woods Road, Mission Woods, KS 66205
    (913) 236-6468
    (816) 686-8293 (c)

  • Cory Fisher (Incumbent)
    5369 Mission Woods Road, Mission Woods, KS 66205
    (816) 506-7336 (c)

  • Darrell Franklin
    5345 Mission Woods Road, Mission Woods, KS 66205
    (913) 708-2181 (c)

  • Joan R. Ruff
    5317 Mission Woods Terrace, Mission Woods, KS 66205
    (913) 362-2433
    (816) 520-1139 (c)

Olathe
Mayor (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term)
Council Member At-Large (4 Year Term)
  • John W. Bacon (Incumbent)
    14183 West 157th Street, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 660-0392

  • Adam T. Thomas
    1420 South Apache Lane, Olathe, KS 66062
    (615) 624-2991 (c)

  • Steve Wright
    616 East Layton Drive, Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 269-4872

Overland Park      
Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Terry Happer Scheier (Incumbent)
    8340 Valley View Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 341-9436
    (913) 205-9340 (c)
Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term)
  • Paul Lyons (Incumbent)
    8828 Hadley Street, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 649-5814
    (816) 365-4260 (c)
Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term)
  • Jesse L. Gibson
    11612 West 113th Street, Overland Park, KS 66210
    (913) 909-5168 (c)

  • David W. White (Incumbent)
    10123 Wedd Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 492-5765
    (816) 516-3832 (c)
Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)
  • Frederick B. Spears (Incumbent)
    12016 Westgate, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 681-0142
Council Member - Ward 5 (4 Year Term)
  • John Skubal (Incumbent)
    6503 West 134th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66209
    (913) 469-6641
    (913) 915-5227 (c)
Council Member - Ward 6 (4 Year Term)


Prairie Village

Mayor (4 Year Term)
  • Laura Wassmer
    8005 Roe Avenue, Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (913) 648-8379
    (913) 522-7063 (c)

Roeland Park      
Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term)     Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term)  

  • Linda Mau
    5439 Linden Drive, Roeland Park, KS 66205

  • Erin Thompson
    5400 Ash, Roeland Park, KS 66205
    (913) 667-9195
Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term) 
  • Michael J. Poppa
    4400 West 55th Street, Roeland Park, KS 66205
    (913) 735-7815

  • JoAnna Rush
    5149 Buena Vista, Roeland Park, KS 66205
    (913) 777-4819 (c)

Shawnee
Mayor - (4 Year Term)    
  • Michelle Distler
    12424 West 72nd Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66216
    (913) 634-5883 (c)

  • Daniel P. Pflumm
    5684 Widmer, Shawnee, KS 66216
    (913) 631-6203
    (913) 219-8080 (c)

Council Member - Ward 1 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 2 (4 Year Term) Council Member - Ward 3 (4 Year Term)  
Council Member - Ward 4 (4 Year Term)
Spring Hill

Council Members At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer

  • H. Clint Gillis Jr. (Incumbent)
    20342 West 220th Street, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 592-2892
    (913) 515-3886 (c)

  • Andrea Hughes
    21740 Summer Street, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 592-9610
    (816) 309-2829 (c)

  • Floyd D. Koder (Incumbent)
    21786 South Lincoln Street, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 592-3835

  • Bradley Zerr (Incumbent)
    20703 South Skyview Lane, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 488-2335 (c)

Westwood Hills

Mayor (2 Year Term)
  • Paula Schwach (Incumbent)
    1901 West 48th Terrace, Westwood Hills, KS 66205
    (913) 677-1945
    (913) 710-8432 (c)
Council Members At-Large (2 Year Term) - Vote for Five or Fewer
  • Rosemary Podrebarac (Incumbent)
    1905 West 48th Terrace, Westwood Hills, KS 66205
    (913) 432-4687
    (913) 907-4489 (c)

  • Gailen L. Stockwell (Incumbent)
    2116 West 48th Terrace, Westwood Hills, KS 66205
    (913) 262-7910
    (913) 620-2494 (c)

  • Ludwig Villasi (Incumbent)
    2000 West 50th Street, Westwood Hills, KS 66205
    (913) 236-2455

  • John Weedman (Incumbent)
    1900 West 49th Street, Westwood Hills, KS 66205
    (913) 438-4640
    (913) 488-9675 (c)

School Districts

Blue Valley School District - USD #229
De Soto School District - USD #232
Eudora School District - USD #491
Gardner Edgerton School District - USD #231
Olathe School District - USD #233
Shawnee Mission School District - USD #512
Spring Hill School District - USD #230
Wellsville School District - USD #289


Blue Valley School District - #229

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Pam Robinson (Incumbent)
    14116 Meadow, Leawood, KS 66224
    (913) 685-2960 (h)
    (913) 568-6159 (c)

  • Alana Roethle
    5005 West 131st Terrace, Leawood, KS 66209
    (913) 461-5892 (w)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term)
  • Patrick J. Hurley
    12549 Wedd, Overland Park, KS 66213
    (913) 660-4238 (h)
Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 7 - At-Large (4 Year Term)
  • Thomas Mitchell (Incumbent)
    12420 Flint, Overland Park, KS 66213
    (913) 461-3149 (h)
    (913) 897-7811 (w)

De Soto School District - #232

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • William (Bill) Fletcher (Incumbent)
    8953 Hillview Drive, De Soto, KS 66018
    (913) 583-1767 (h)
    (913) 441-3153 (w)

Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term)
  • Jeff King
    4736 Grove Street, Shawnee, KS 66226
    (913) 745-4712 (h)
    (913) 684-4478 (w)

  • Mitch Powers (Incumbent)
    22505 West 53rd Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66226
    (913) 948-2606 (h)
Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 7 - At-Large (4 Year Term)
  • Dustin Keith
    23785 West 57th Street, Shawnee, KS 66226
    (913) 485-6670 (c)
    (913) 397-0999 (w)

  • Kevin Makalous
    20815 West 68th Street, Shawnee, KS 66218
    (913) 609-5129 (h)
    (913) 631-0012 (w)

Eudora School District - #491

Board Members At-Large - Vote for Four or Fewer (4 Year Term)
  • Mark Chrislip
    1117 East 2135 Road, Eudora, KS 66025
    (785) 542-2026

  • Kelly Holder
    203 Acorn Street, Eudora, KS 66025
    (785) 623-7282

  • Michael Howard
    2217 Country Road, Eudora, KS 66025
    (785) 840-8984

  • Bryan Maring
    230 West 27th Street, Eudora, KS 66025
    (785) 690-7021

  • Joseph A Pyle
    1232 E 2114 Road, Eudora, KS 66025
    (785) 542-2553

  • Lynn Reazin
    817 East 13th Street, Eudora, KS 66025
    (785) 542-3719

Gardner Edgerton School District - #231

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Kristen Schultz
    32335 West 166th Street, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 856-3699 (h)
    (913) 206-5794 (w)

  • Mindy Jo Wymer
    805 West 4th Street, Edgerton, KS 66021
    (913) 882-6180 (h)
Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term)
  • Karen Casey
    28572 West 207th Street, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 856-7713 (h)
    (913) 526-5012 (w)

  • Greg Chapman
    1199 East Santa Fe #5, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 980-0773 (h)
Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 4 (2 Year Unexpired Term)
  • Mary Nelson (Incumbent)
    22005 South Gardner Road, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 884-7314 (h)
    (913) 856-1056 (w)
Board Member - Position 7 - At-Large (4 Year Term)
  • Shaun O. Henderson
    14465 South Greentree Drive, Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 485-8745 (c)

  • Robin Strentz
    341 North Sumac, Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 938-2094 (h)

Olathe School District - #233

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • LeEtta Felter (Incumbent)
    14220 South Copper Creek Drive, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 397-9936 (h)

  • Jim Poe
    14601 South Locust Street, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 440-9200 (h)
    (913) 206-9521 (w)
Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 4 (4 Year Term)
  • Shannon Wickliffe
    17586 West 160th Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 269-4102 (h)
Board Member - Position 7 - At-Large (4 Year Term)
  • Joe Beveridge
    10023 Sunset Drive, Lenexa, KS 66220
    (913) 839-0260 (h)
    (913) 461-9906 (w)


  • Robyn R. Essex
    1137 East Frontier Drive, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 764-8091 (h)

Shawnee Mission School District - #512    

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Mark D. Ellis
    10805 West 70th Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66203
    (913) 744-5991 (h)
    (913) 890-5115 (w)

  • Sara D. Goodburn (Incumbent)
    3710 West 52nd Place, Roeland Park, KS 66205
    (913) 722-0723 (h)
Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term)
  • Deb Zila (Incumbent)
    6921 West 100th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 642-5774 (h)
    (913) 406-5774 (c)
Board Member - Position 5 (4 Year Term)
  • Patty Mach (Incumbent)
    15300 West 55th Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66217
    (913) 268-6224 (h)
    (913) 269-8366 (c)
Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)    

  • Elizabeth Rulo
    10518 West 90th Street, Overland Park, KS 66214
    (913) 206-3695 (h)

  • Brad Stratton
    10319 Delmar Lane, Overland Park, KS 66207
    (913) 648-8237
    (816) 916-6980 (c)

Spring Hill School District - #230

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Brent Hoffman (Incumbent)
    20215 Country View Drive, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 592-5388 (h)
Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term)
  • Nels G. Anderson (Incumbent)
    20345 Willow Court, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 592-2217 (h)
    (816) 822-3316 (w)
Board Member - Position 3 (4 Year Term)
  • Douglas J. Updike (Incumbent)
    22535 Renner Road, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 592-4257 (h)
    (816) 444-8270 (w)
Board Member At-Large - Position 7 (4 Year Term)
  • Nicholas R. Hunt
    26600 West 226th Street, Spring Hill, KS 66083
    (913) 940-0813 (h)
    (913) 764-6000 (w)

Wellsville School District - #289

Board Member - Position 1  - (4 Year Term)
  • Stephen K. Decker
    125 North Main, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (785) 229-5806

  • Deena E. Gage
    318 Pendleton Court, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (785) 883-4873

  • Kevin D. Jones
    416 East 7th Street, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (316) 259-9505
Board Member - Position 2  - (4 Year Term)
  • Sheila Robertson
    4782 Hwy K33, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (785) 883-4487

  • Beth Watson
    501 East 1st Street, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (785) 883-4824
Board Member - Position 3  - (4 Year Term)
  • Jami Burton
    4630 Pawnee Road, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (913) 486-3286

  • Terry G. Messenger
    3861 Neosho Road, Ottawa, KS 66067
    (785) 418-1170
Board Member At-Large - Position 7  -   Vote for One   (4 Year Term)
  • Aaron Rutledge
    222 Prairie Lane, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (785) 893-4815

  • Dawn Hrabe Whalen
    922 Main, Wellsville, KS 66092
    (785) 883-2612

Johnson County Community College

Trustees At-Large (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer
  • Larry Fotovich
    14222 West 158th Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 856-4458 (h)
    (913) 397-2333 (w)

  • Nancy L. Ingram
    14625 South Chalet Drive, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 780-1935 (h)

  • Patricia Lightner
    11728 West 146th Street, Olathe, KS 66062
    (913) 897-2244 (h)
    (913) 486-4082 (w)

  • David A. Lindstrom (Incumbent)
    13209 Woodson, Overland Park, KS 66209
    (913) 897-1070 (h)

  • Greg Musil (Incumbent)
    10721 West 121st Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
    (913) 897-7198 (h)
    (913) 647-7963 (w)

  • Mark Read
    10015 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66207
    (913) 648-5493 (h)
Water District #1 of Johnson County

Voters vote on all positions in the General Election.

Board Member - Position 1 (4 Year Term)
  • Terrence D. Frederick (Incumbent)
    14617 Grandview Street, Overland Park, KS 66221
    (913) 384-3605 (h)
Board Member - Position 2 (4 Year Term) Board Member - Position 6 (4 Year Term)
  • Joe H. Vaughan (Incumbent)
    4412 West 83rd Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (913) 642-4321 (h/w)

  • Dennis Wilson
    10227 Lowell Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 766-7470 (h)
Board Member - Position 7 (4 Year Term)
  • Arthena Easterwood
    11617 Cody Street, Overland Park, KS 66210
    (816) 756-9241 (h)

  • H. Richard "Dick" Noon (Incumbent)
    11521 Juniper, Leawood, KS 66211
    (913) 498-1888 (h)
    (913) 530-2210 (w)
Merriam Drainage District

Board of Directors (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer
  • Gerald Becker (Incumbent)
    5546 Goodman Street, Merriam, KS 66202
    (816) 590-2472 (h)

  • Bill Leap (Incumbent)
    10613 West 49th Place, Shawnee, KS 66203
    Mailing Address:
    5847 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS 66203
    (913) 522-9968 (h)
    (913) 722-1168 (w)

  • Jim Wymer (Incumbent)
    5832 Perry Lane, Merriam, KS 66203
    (913) 831-4061 (h)
    (913) 226-4061 (w)
Monticello Drainage District

Board of Directors (4 Year Term) - Vote for Three or Fewer
  • Joseph Gomez (Incumbent)
    4845 Clare Road, Shawnee, KS 66226
    (913) 422-5449 (h)
    (816) 805-0408 (w)

  • Keith Klemme (Incumbent)
    7611 West 54th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66202
    (913) 432-2894 (h)
    (816) 803-5629 (w)

  • Thomas J. Lindsay (Incumbent)
    24375 West 63rd Street, Shawnee, KS 66226
    (913) 238-2470 (h)
    (913) 441-1557 (w)

 

Last Updated: March 27, 2015 11:17 AM