Candidates for School Districts

The Johnson County Public Policy Council has distributed surveys to all candidates. If a candidate’s name is blue, click on their name to read their survey responses. If the name is black, that means the candidate has not yet submitted their responses.

Blue Valley – USD 229 (4 Year Term)

Board Member – Position 4

  • Michele Benjamin
    13216 High Drive, Leawood, KS 66209

Board Member – Position 5

Board Member – Position 6

  • Mike Seitz (Incumbent)
    15213 Grant Street, Overland Park, KS 66221

De Soto – USD 232 (4 Year Term)

Board Member – Position 4

  • Rachele M. Zade (Incumbent)
    30253 W. 127th Street, Olathe, KS 66061

Board Member – Position 5

Board Member – Position 6

  • Danielle Heikes (Incumbent)
    8416 Redbird Street, Lenexa, KS 66227

Eudora – USD 491 (4 Year Term)

Board Members At-Large – Vote for Three or Fewer

  • Eric Ahlander
    619 E. 15th Street, Eudora, KS 66025
  • Joseph Hurla
    978 E. 2000 Road, Eudora, KS 66025
  • Michael P. Kelso
    2174 N. 900 Road, Eudora, KS 66025
  • Eric Votaw
    2251 N. 1000 Road, Eudora, KS 66025

Gardner Edgerton – USD 231 (4 Year Term)

Board Member – Position 4

  • Wes Rains
    754 S. Ash Street, Gardner, KS 66030
  • Lana Sutton
    215 W. Park Street, Gardner, KS 66030

Board Member – Position 5

  • Rob Shippy (Incumbent)
    18520 Juniper Street, Gardner, KS 66030

Board Member – Position 6

  • Shawn Carlisle
    617 N. Winwood Street, Gardner, KS 66030
  • Brad Chandler (Incumbent)
    616 N. Cedar Street, Gardner, KS 66030

Olathe – USD 233 (4 Year Term)

Board Member – Position 3

  • Brent A. McCune (Incumbent)
    10890 S. Hastings Street, Olathe, KS 66061

Board Member – Position 5

  • Amy Martin (Incumbent)
    12455 Rosehill Street, Overland Park, KS 66213

Board Member – Position 6

  • Brian Geary
    12061 S. Troost Street, Olathe, KS 66061

Shawnee Mission – USD 512 (4 Year Term)

Candidate Forum, October 21: Video

Board Member – Position 2

Board Member – Position 4

Candidate Forum, July 22: Video
Candidate Forum, July 6: Video (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3)

  • Craig K. Denny (Incumbent)
    14609 W. 83rd Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Laura Guy
    8915 W. 93rd Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66212

Board Member – Position 6 At-Large

Candidate forum, July 5: Video (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3)

Spring Hill – USD 230 (4 Year Term)

Board Member – Position 4

  • Jason Christopher Winbolt (Incumbent)
    16392 S. Ryckert Street, Olathe, KS 66062

Board Member – Position 5

  • Sharon K. Mitchell (Incumbent)
    107 S. Madison Street, Spring Hill, KS 66083

Board Member – Position 6

  • Eric Boyle (Incumbent)
    21205 W. 181st Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062
  • Ruth E. Goff
    21000 S. Clare Road, Spring Hill, KS 66083
  • Stephen Terry
    17622 S. Roundtree Drive, Olathe, KS 66062

Wellsville – USD 289 (Term Varies)

Board Member – Position 3 (2 Year Unexpired Term)

  • Jeremi Thompson
    4162 Vermont Road, Wellsville, KS 66092

Board Member – Position 4 (4 Year Term)

  • Tamera Aamold
    224 Downey Drive, Wellsville, KS 66092
  • Shane Pruitt
    205 W. 6th Street, Wellsville, KS 66092

Board Member – Position 5 (4 Year Term)

  • Clyde L. Coons
    4353 Utah Road, Wellsville, KS 66092
  • Amanda Donovan
    4762 Vermont Road, Wellsville, KS 66092

Board Member – Position 6 (4 Year Term)

  • Jaunita Peckham
    4567 Marshall Road, Rantoul, KS 66079
  • Todd Wilmarth
    4204 Wyoming Road, Wellsville, KS 66092