MARC Board of Directors

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The MARC Board of Directors consists of 33 locally elected leaders from the nine member counties and the six largest cities in the region. The member counties are Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray in Missouri and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte in Kansas. The six cities with direct Board appointments are Kansas City, Missouri; Kansas City, Kansas; Independence, Missouri; Lee's Summit, Missouri; Olathe, Kansas; and Overland Park, Kansas.

Next Meeting

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Color: Green

 
February 27, 2024 | 12:00 pm
MARC offices, 600 Broadway Blvd, Ste. 200, Kansas City MO, 64110

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Board Officers

Headshot of Blue Springs Mayor Carson Ross

Chair

Carson Ross
Mayor
Blue Springs, Missouri

Headshot of Janee Hanzlick

1st Vice Chair

Janeé Hanzlick
Commissioner
Johnson County, Kansas

Headshot of Lee's Summit Mayor Pro Tem Beto Lopez

2nd Vice Chair

Beto Lopez
Mayor Pro Tem
Lee's Summit, Missouri

Headshot of Mayor Damien Boley

Treasurer

Damien Boley
Mayor
Smithville, Missouri

Overland Park Councilmember Holly Grummert standing with arms crossed

Secretary

Holly Grummert
Councilmember
Overland Park, Kansas

Board Members

CASS COUNTY, MISSOURI

  • Bob Huston, Presiding Commissioner
    • Commissioner's representative: Ryan Johnson, Commissioner
  • Kristofer Turnbow, Mayor, Raymore (represents cities in Cass County)

CLAY COUNTY, MISSOURI

  • Jerry Nolte, Presiding Commissioner
  • Victor Hurlbert Auditor
  • Damien Boley, Mayor, Smithville (represents cities in Clay County)
    • Alternate: Randy Pogue, Mayor, Kearney

JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

  • Frank White Jr., County Executive
    • Representative: Jalen Anderson, County Legislator
  • DaRon McGee, County Legislator
    • Alternate: Megan Marshall
  • Carson Ross, Mayor, Blue Springs (represents cities in Jackson County other than Independence, Kansas City and Lee's Summit)
    • Alternate: Mike McDonough, Mayor, Raytown

JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS

  • Mike Kelly, Commission Chairman
    • Alternate: Becky Fast
  • Janeé Hanzlick, Commissioner
  • Eric Mikkelson, Mayor, Prairie Village (represents cities in Johnson County other than Olathe and Overland Park)
    • Alternate: Michael Poppa, Mayor, Roeland Park
  • Rick Walker, Mayor, De Soto (represents cities in Johnson County other than Olathe and Overland Park)
    • Alternate: Mickey Sandifer, Mayor, Shawnee

LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS

  • Doug Smith, Commissioner
    • Alternate: Vernon Fields, Councilmember, Basehor
  • Jeff Culbertson, Commissioner

MIAMI COUNTY, KANSAS

  • Rob Roberts, Commissioner
    • Alternate: Tyler Vaughan, Commissioner

PLATTE COUNTY, MISSOURI

  • Scott Fricker, Presiding Commissioner
  • Dagmar Wood, Commissioner

RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI

  • Billy Gaines, Presiding Commissioner

UNIFIED GOVERNMENT OF WYANDOTTE COUNTY/KANSAS CITY, KANSAS

  • Tyrone Garner, Mayor/CEO
    • Mayor's Representative: Mike Kane, Commissioner
  • Jeff Harrington, Mayor, Bonner Springs 
    • Alternate: Carolyn Caiharr, Mayor, Edwardsville
  • Christian Ramirez, Commissioner
  • Evelyn Hill, Commissioner
  • Tom Burroughs, Commissioner
  • VACANT, Municipal Seat representing cities in Wyandotte County other than Kansas City, Kan. 

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI

  • Rory Rowland, Mayor
    • Mayor's Representative: Bridget McCandless, Councilmember
  • Dan Hobart, Mayor Pro Tem

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

  • Quinton Lucas, Mayor
  • Eric Bunch, Councilmember
  • Johnathan Duncan, Councilmember 
  • Nathan Willett, Councilmember

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI

  • Bill Baird, Mayor
    • Mayor's representative: Beto Lopez, Mayor Pro Tem

OLATHE, KANSAS

  • John Bacon, Mayor
    • Mayor's representative: Marge Vogt, Councilmember

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS

  • Curt Skoog, Mayor
    • Mayor’s representative: Logan Heley, Councilmember
  • Holly Grummert, Councilmember

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION REPRESENTATIVES - VOTING MEMBERS

  • VACANT

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION REPRESENTATIVES - NON-VOTING ADVISORY MEMBERS

  • Frank White III, President and CEO, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
    • Alternate: Dick Jarrold, Vice President, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
  • Michael Moriarty, Chief of Transportation Planning, Kansas Department of Transportation
    • Alternate: Leroy Koehn, District Engineer, Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Chris Redline, District Engineer, Missouri Department of Transportation
    • Alternate: Vacant