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  • STRONG ADVOCACY FOR EXCELLENT PUBLIC SAFETY
  • EXCELLENT STREETS AND COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION
  • SUPERB PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
  • FAIR HOUSING AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES
  • STRONG BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
  • ENCOURAGE CITIZENS’ DIVERSITY AND SERVANT LEADERSHIP
  • ADVOCATE FOR STRONG FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

 

Education:

Murray State University; Graduate 1973; B.S. History & Political Science

Family:

Married 37 Years; Olathe resident since 1983
Two Children (30 yrs, 28 yrs) educated within the Olathe School District USD233
Three Grandchildren (5 yrs, 4 yrs, 3 months)

Business:

Locally owned Insurance Agency since 1978

Community:

Served as church Deacon, Elder, Youth Sponsor since 1983
Guatemala missions liaison since 2011

Civic Locally:

City of Olathe Strategic Steering Planning Committee 2000-2001
City of Olathe Mahaffie Farmstead Cultural Center Planning Committee 1998-2000
City of Olathe Parks & Recreation funding task force [Appointments by the Olathe City Council]
Established the Rotary Clubs literacy program, “Rotary Readers” with the Olathe school district in 1998
Board member on Olathe Public Library since 2000 [served as past president ’08 -’09]
Olathe Chamber of Commerce member since 1995
2010 Leadership Olathe class graduate
Olathe Rotary Past President, Rotarian of the Year
Past District Governor
Past District International Service Director
Past District Grant Chairman
Current District Secretary

Civic International:

Visionary for medical/dental/clean water initiative in Panama 2001-2007;
Coordinated with local non-profit organizations to build a regionally recognized medical/dental/educational center for the Mayan indigenous people in Patanatic,
Solola, Guatemala 2008-2013

Recognition:

“2011Guatemala Peace Ambassador”
Olathe Rotarian of the Year 1998 & 2004
Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service 2006
Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award 2011-2012
Rotary Foundation “Paul Harris Fellow”
“Daily Point of Light Award” by Pres. George W. Bush and Former Pres. Geo. HW. Bush
Recognized by Gov. Bill Graves
Honorary Kentucky Colonel, 1975 by KY Gov. Julian Carroll

PAID For by:

McCoy4Council Committee;