Board of Directors

Lenexa Public Market sign with people walking on sidewalk

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

 
August 23, 2022 | 12:00 pm
Hybrid — MARC Board Room and Zoom

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Board Officers

Headshot of Harold Johnson Jr

Chair

Harold Johnson Jr.
Commissioner
Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas

Headshot of Carson Ross

1st Vice Chair

Carson Ross
Mayor
Blue Springs, Missouri

Headshot of Janee Hanzlick

2nd Vice Chair

Janeé Hanzlick
Commissioner
Johnson County, Kansas

Headshot of Lee's Summit Mayor Pro Tem Beto Lopez

Treasurer

Beto Lopez
Mayor Pro Tem
Lee's Summit, Missouri

Headshot of Smithville Mayor Damien Boley

Secretary

Damien Boley
Mayor
Smithville, Missouri

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
  • Scott Burnett, County Legislator
  • 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

  • Ed Eilert, Commission Chairman
  • Janeé Hanzlick, Commissioner
  • Eric Mikkelson, Mayor, Prairie Village (represents cities in Johnson County other than Olathe and Overland Park)
    • Alternate: David Dickey, Mayor, Mission Hills
  • Michael Boehm, Mayor, Lenexa (represents cities in Johnson County other than Olathe and Overland Park)
    • Alternate: Rick Walker, Mayor, De Soto

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

  • Ron Schieber, Presiding Commissioner
  • Dagmar Wood, Commissioner

RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI

  • Bob King, Presiding Commissioner

UNIFIED GOVERNMENT OF WYANDOTTE COUNTY/KANSAS CITY, KANSAS

  • Tyrone Garner, Mayor/CEO
    • Mayor's Representative: Mike Kane, Commissioner
  • Harold Johnson Jr., Commissioner
  • Angela Markley, Commissioner
  • Brian McKiernan, Commissioner
  • Vacant (represents cities in Wyandotte County other than Kansas City, Kansas)
    • Alternate: Jeff Harrington, Mayor, Bonner Springs

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI

  • Rory Rowland, Mayor
  • Dan Hobart, Councilmember

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

  • Quinton Lucas, Mayor
  • Eric Bunch, Councilmember
  • Brandon Ellington, Councilmember
  • Heather Hall, 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

  • Brian McKiernan, Commissioner, Unified Government of WyCo/KCK

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION REPRESENTATIVES - NON-VOTING ADVISORY MEMBERS

  • Robbie Makinen, President/CEO, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
    • Alternate: Dick Jarrold, Vice President of Planning & Development, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
  • Michael Moriarty, Chief of Transportation Planning, Kansas Department of Transportation
    • Alternate: Leroy Koehn, District Engineer, Kansas Department of Transportation
  • David Silvester, District Engineer, Missouri Department of Transportation
    • Alternate: Perry Allen, District Construction Engineer, Missouri Department of Transportation