Skip to content Skip to navigation

Elected Officials of Douglas County

Complete list of county and elected officials for Douglas County, Kansas.

County Commission

Meets On: Every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. and 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Commission Room

County Commissioner, 1st District (Chairman)
Mike Gaughan (D)
Term Expires: 2018
Address: 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-550-3697
Meet Commissioner Mike Gaughan

County Commissioner, 2nd District (Vice-Chair)
Nancy Thellman (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-550-7754
Meet Commissioner Nancy Thellman

County Commissioner, 3rd District
Michelle Derusseau (R)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-764-3619
 

County Clerk
Jamie Shew (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-832-5281
County Clerk's Website

District Attorney
Charles Branson (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-841-0211
District Attorney's Website

Register of Deeds
Kay Pesnell (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-832-5282
Register of Deeds' Website

Sheriff
Ken McGovern (R)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-841-0007
Sheriff's Website (external link)

Treasurer
Paula Gilchrist (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone(s): 785-832-5275
Treasurer Website

Baldwin City Council

Meets On: 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 7:30 p.m., American Legion
Website: http://www.baldwincity.org/city-hall/city-council/

Christi Darnell
Term Expires: 2017

Tony Brown
Term Expires: 2019

Katheryn Gerstner
Term Expires: 2017

Steve Bauer
Term Expires: 2019

David Simmons
Term Expires: 2019

Marilyn Pearse
Position: Mayor
Term Expires: 2017

 

Baldwin City Public School Board - U.S.D. 348

Meets On: 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m., USD District Office
Website: http://www.usd348.com/?boe&members

Gregory L. Kruger: Dist. 1
Position: Position 4
Term Expires: 2017

Nicole Tiller: Dist. 2
Position: Position 5
Term Expires: 2017

Sandy Chapman: Dist. 2
Position: Position 2
Term Expires: 2019

Chad Christie: Dist. 3
Position: Position 3
Term Expires: 2019

Nick Harris: Dist 1
Position: Position 1
Term Expires: 2019

Ivan Huntoon: Dist. 3
Position: Position 6
Term Expires: 2017

Kelley Bethell-Smith: At Large
Position: Position 7
Term Expires: 2015

 

Eudora City Commission

Meets On: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m., City Hall
Website: http://www.cityofeudora.com/

Jolene Born
Term Expires: 2017

Tim Reazin
Position: Mayor
Term Expires: 2017

Ruth Hughs
Term Expires: 2019

Timothy Bruce
Term Expires: 2019

Maria Nelson
Term Expires: 2019

 

Eudora Public School Board - U.S.D. 491

Meets On: 2nd Thursday at 7:00 p.m., Eudora Middle School
Website: http://www.eudoraschools.org/domain/28

Mark Chrislip
Term Expires: 2019

Lynn Reazin
Term Expires: 2015

Joseph Hurla
Term Expires: 2017

Mike Kelso
Term Expires: 2017

Joseph Pyle
Term Expires: 2019

Bryan Maring
Term Expires: 2019

Eric Votaw
Term Expires: 2017

 

Lawrence City Commission

Meets On: Every Tuesday at 6:35 p.m., City Hall
Website: http://www.lawrenceks.org/commissioners

Leslie Soden
Position: Commissioner
Term Expires: 2019

Stuart Boley
Position: Commissioner
Term Expires: 2019

Mike Amyx
Position: Mayor

Term Expires: 2017

Lisa Larsen
Position: Commissioner
Term Expires: 2017

Matthew Herbert
Position: Commissioner
Term Expires: 2017

 

Lawrence Public School Board - U.S.D. 497

Meets On: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m., Education Support Distribution Center
Website: http://www.usd497.org/Domain/68

Kristie Adair
Term Expires: 2017

Rick E Ingram
Term Expires: 2019

Shannon Kimball
Term Expires: 2019

Jessica Beeson
Term Expires: 2019

Jill Fincher
Term Expires: 2019

Marcel J. Harmon
Term Expires: 2017

Vanessa Sanburn
Term Expires: 2017

 

Lecompton City Council

Meets On: 1st and 3rd Monday at 7:00 p.m., City Hall

Tim McNish
Term Expires: 2017

Elsie Middleton
Term Expires: 2017

Mary Jane Hoffer
Term Expires: 2018

Loretta "Susie" Hackathorn
Term Expires: 2018

Jimmy Wilkens
Term Expires: 2018

Sandra Jacquot
Position: Mayor
Term Expires: 2017

Clinton Township

Meets On: 1st Monday of Month at 7:00 p.m., Clinton Township Hall

Clerk
David Devore
Address: 1034 E 251 Diagonal Rd., Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone: 816-210-4254
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Steven G Dieker
Address: 1196 E 612 Rd., Lawrence, KS 66049
Phone: 785-766-4405
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
Matthew Fishburn
Address: 935 E 800 Rd., Lawrence,KS 66047
Phone: 785-550-2710
Term Expires: 2020

Eudora Township

Meets On: 1st Tuesday of Month at 9:00 a.m., Eudora Township Fire Station

Clerk
Keith Knabe
Address: 991 E 2400 Rd., Eudora, KS 66025
Phone: 785-423-4068
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Glen Grosdidier
Address: 2145 N. 900 Road, Eudora, KS 66025
Phone: 785-542-2299
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
William V. Weeks
Address: 1960 N. 1275 Rd., Eudora, KS 66025
Phone: 785-542-2398
Term Expires: 2020
 

Grant Township

Meets On: 2nd Monday of Month at 6:00 p.m., Prairie Moon School (Grant School)

Clerk
Randy Hartford
Address: 1514 N. 2055 Road, Lawrence, KS 66044-9334
Phone: 785-843-0901
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Linda K. Bruce
Address: 2046 E 1400 Road, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-423-5676
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
John A. Naramore
Address: 2043 E. 1250 Road, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-917-0164
Term Expires: 2020
 

Kanwaka Township

Meets On: 2nd Tuesday of Month at 7:30 p.m., Township Hall

Clerk
Jeanne Waisner
Address: 852 N. 1710 Road, Lawrence, KS 66049
Phone: 785-250-6786
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Martin Johnston
Address: 94 N. 1500 Road, Berryton, KS 66049
Phone: 785-220-7463
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
David Wulfkuhle
Address: 1571 E. 100th Road, Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785-887-6107
Term Expires: 2020

Lecompton Township

Meets On: 3rd Tuesday of Month at 6:30 p.m., Morton Building

Clerk
Michael Stewart
Address: 2055 E. 175 Road, Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785-887-6073
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Keith Noe
Address: 1970 E 175 Road, Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785-887-6931
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
Ed Daniels
Address: 798 N 1851 Diagonal Road, Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785-887-6242
Term Expires: 2020

Marion Township

Meets On: 1st Monday of Month at 6:30 p.m., Marion Township Hall

Clerk
Frank Rhodes
Address: 6 N. 800 Road, Overbrook, KS 66524
Phone: 785-836-3104
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Bernie Faust
Address: 21 N 600 Road, Overbrook, KS 66524
Phone: 785-691-5750
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
Joseph Todd Goodyear
Address: 92 N 450 Rd., Overbrook, KS 66524
Phone: 785-665-7806
Term Expires: 2020

Palmyra Township

Meets On: Last Tuesday of Month at 7:30 p.m., Township Hall

Clerk
Donna Cumley
Address: 220 Lincoln St., Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone: 785-979-2301
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
John Vesecky
Address: 1814 N. 600 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone: 785-594-2493
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
Sandy Elliott
Address: 1827 N. 150 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone: 785-594-3967
Term Expires: 2020

Wakarusa Township

Meets On: 2nd Tuesday of Month at 4:00 p.m., and 4th Tuesday of Month at 7:00 p.m., Township Hall

Clerk
Gerald Dwyer
Address: 959 E. 1100 Road, Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone: 785-843-1141
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Eugene George
Address: 918 E. 1500 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone: 785-843-9466
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
Charles Taylor
Address: 1827 E 1150 Road, Lawrence, KS 66049
Phone: 785-843-0051 (Township Hall) or 785-331-7485
Term Expires: 2020

Willow Springs Township

Meets On: 1st Wednesday of Month at 7:00 p.m., Township Hall

Clerk
Clint Hornberger
Address: 422 E 900 Rd., Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone:
Term Expires: 2018

Treasurer
Don Broyles
Address: 1064 N 150 Rd., Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone: 785-594-2704
Term Expires: 2020

Trustee
Michael Wintermantel
Address: 413 E. 1100 Road, Baldwin City, KS 66006
Phone:
Term Expires: 2020

Governor
Sam Brownback (R)
Term Expires: 2018
Address: State Capitol Building, 300 SW 10th Avenue, Ste. 212S, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-3232, 1-877-579-6757 (Toll-free), 1-800-766-3777 (Hearing Impaired)
Website: http://www.governor.ks.gov/

Secretary of State
Kris Kobach (R)
Term Expires: 2018
Address: Memorial Hall, 1st Floor, 120 S.W. 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66612-1594
Phone(s): 785-296-4564
Website: http://www.kssos.org/

Attorney General
Derek Schmidt (R)
Term Expires: 2018
Address: Memorial Hall, 2nd Floor, 120 SW 10th Street, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-2215, 1-888-428-8436 (Toll-free)
Fax: 785-296-6296
Website: http://www.ksag.org/

State Treasurer
Ron Estes (R)
Term Expires: 2018
Address: 900 SW Jackson, Suite 201, Topeka, KS 66612-1235
Phone(s): 785-296-3171
Website: https://www.kansasstatetreasurer.com

Insurance Commissioner
Ken Selzer (R)
Term Expires: 2018
Address: 420 SW 9th Street, Topeka, KS 66612-1678
Phone(s): 785-296-3071, 1-800-432-2484 (Toll-free/In-state only)
Fax: 785-296-7805
Website: http://www.ksinsurance.org/

State Representative, 10th District
John Wilson (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 54-S, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7652 (Topeka)
Website: http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_wilson_john_1/

State Representative, 42nd District
Jim Karleskint (R)
Term Expires: 2020
Address:
Phone(s):
Website:

State Representative, 44th District
Barbara Ballard (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 451-S, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7697 (Topeka), 785-841-0063 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_ballard_barbara_1/

State Representative, 45th District
Tom Sloan (R)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 149-S, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7654 (Topeka), 785-841-1526 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/rep_sloan_tom_1/

State Representative, 46th District
Dennis "Boog" Highberger (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 174-W, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7122 (Topeka), 785-424-3262
Website: http://kslegislature.org/li/b2015_16/members/rep_highberger_dennis_1/

State Representative, 54th District
Ken Corbet (R)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 179-N, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7679 (Topeka)
Website: http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/members/rep_corbet_ken_1/

State Senator, 2nd District
Marci Francisco (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 134-E, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7364 (Topeka), 785-842-6402 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_francisco_marci_1/

State Senator, 3rd District
Tom Holland (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 134-E, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-7372 (Topeka), 785-843-6949 (Lawrence)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_holland_tom_1/

State Senator, 19th District
Anthony Hensley (D)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: Room 318-E, State Capitol, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone(s): 785-296-3245 (Topeka-work), 785-232-1944 (Topeka-home)
Website: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_hensley_anthony_1/

U.S. President
Barack H. Obama (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500
Phone(s): (202) 456-1414
Fax: (202) 456-2461
Website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/president/

U.S. Vice President
Joseph R. "Joe" Biden, Jr. (D)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500
Phone(s): (202) 456-1414
Fax: (202) 456-2461
Website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/vicepresident/

U.S. Representative, 2nd District
Lynn Jenkins (R)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: 1122 Longworth HOB, Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone(s): (202) 225-6601
Fax: (202) 225-7986
Website: http://lynnjenkins.house.gov/

U.S. Senator
Jerry Moran (R)
Term Expires: 2016
Address: 4 Russell Courtyard, Washington, DC 20510
Phone(s): (202) 224-6521
Fax: (202) 228-1265
Website: http://moran.senate.gov/

U.S. Senator
Pat Roberts (R)
Term Expires: 2020
Address: 109 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Phone(s): (202) 224-4774
Fax: (202) 224-3514
Website: http://roberts.senate.gov/