Elected Officials

Topeka City Council

The City Council conducts the business of the city by voting on ordinances, resolutions, applications, plats, zoning petitions, receiving reports and other items. The City Council elects a Deputy Mayor every year, who presides over Council meetings in the absence of the Mayor. All Councilmembers are members of Topeka/Shawnee County JEDO (Joint Economic Development Organization).  https://www.topeka.org/citycouncil/

Shawnee County Commissioners

The Shawnee County Board of Commissioners is a three-person elected body that has overall responsibility for county government, setting policy and performing executive and legislative functions. The Board of County Commissioners is the only locally elected body which is representative of all citizens of Shawnee County regardless of their residence inside or outside of city boundaries. https://www.snco.us/commission/

State Elected Officials

The Kansas executive branch exists to uphold the laws enacted by the legislative branch. This branch consists of six elected statewide officers including the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner.

GOVERNOR

Laura Kelly
300 SW 10th Ave., Suite 241S
Topeka, KS 66612

785.296.3232

Fax: 785.296.7973

LT. GOVERNOR

Lynn Rogers
300 SW 10th Ave., Suite 241S
Topeka, KS 66612

785.368.8500

Fax:
785.296.7973

SECRETARY OF STATE

Scott Schwab
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612

785.296.4564

Fax:
 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Derek Schmidt
120 SW 10th Ave.
Second Floor
Topeka, KS 66612

785.296.2215

Fax: 

785.296.6296

STATE TREASURER

JAKE LATURNER
900 SW Jackson, Ste. 201
Topeka, KS 66612

785.296.3171

Fax:

 

KS INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

Vicki Schmidt
1300 SW Arrowhead Road
Topeka, KS 66604

785.296.3071

Fax:

785.296.7805

Federal Elected Officials

The state of Kansas has two senators in the United States Senate and four representatives in the United States House of Representatives. https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/KS#representatives

Shawnee County Legislative Delegation
Statehouse Address: 300 SW 10th Ave., Topeka Ks  66612

Senator Laura Kelly
18th District
234 Southwest Greenwood
Topeka, KS 66606
Phone: 785.357.5304
Statehouse Phone: 785-296-7365

Senator Anthony Hensley
19th District
2226 SE Virginia
Topeka, KS 66605
785.232.1944
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.3245

Senator Eric Rucker
20th District
7061 SW Queens Ct.
Topeka, KS 66614
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7374

Representative Ronald Ellis
47th District
9199 K-4 Hwy.
Meriden, KS 66512
Phone: 785.215.2780
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.5623

Representative Fred Patton
50th District
339 NE 46th Street
Topeka, KS 66617
785.286.3453
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7674

Representative Ron Highland
51st District
27487 Wells Creek Rd
Wamego, KS 66547
785.456.9799
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.9799

Representative Brenda Dietrich
52nd District
6110 SW 38th Terrace
Topeka, KS 66610
Phone: 785.861.7065
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7648

Representative Jim Gartner
53rd District
928 SW Woodbridge Ct.
Topeka, KS 66606
Phone: 785.271.6360
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7673

Representative Ken Corbet
54th District
10351 SW 61st Street
Topeka, KS 66610
785.256.6444
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7679

Representative Annie Kuether
55th District
1346 SW Wayne
Topeka, KS 66604
785.232.0717
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7669

Representative Virgil Weigel
56th District
1900 SW Briarwood Dr.
Topeka, KS 66611
Phone: 785.267.2749
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7104

Representative John Alcala
57th District
520 NE Lake
Topeka, KS 66616
785.233.7110
Statehouse Phone: 785.296.7371

Representative Vic Miller
58th District
1174 SW Fillmore
Topeka, KS 66604
785.224.3375

 

School Board Members

USD #437
Auburn Washburn Schools
Dr. Scott McWilliams, Superintendent
5928 SW 53rd Street
Topeka, Kansas 66610
785.339.4000

Board Members:
Tom Bruno
Tara Dimick
Matthew Eurald
David Hines
Jacquie Lightcap
Bryan Smith
Michael White

USD #450
Shawnee Heights Schools
Dr. Martin Stessman, Superintendent
4401 SE Shawnee Heights Road
Tecumseh, Kansas 66542-9799
785.379.5800

Board Members:
Eric Deitcher
Rocky Busenitz
Rosa Cavazos
Renae Hansen
Erica Price
Jason Schulz
Lauren Tice Miller

USD #345
Seaman Schools
Mr. Steve Noble, Superintendent
901 NW Lyman Road
Topeka, Kansas 66608
785.575.8600

Board Members:
James Adams
Michelle Caudill
Keith Griffin
Frank Henderson Jr.
Karl McNorton
Fred Patton
Cherie Sage

USD #372
Silver Lake Schools
Mr. Tim Hallacy, Superintendent
200 Rice Road
PO Box 39
Silver Lake, Kansas 66539
785.582.4026

Board Members:
Jake Fisher
Tiffany Fisher
Tracy Higinbotham
Bridget Remer
Jason Seele
Josh Whitehead

USD #501
Topeka Public Schools
Dr. Tiffany Anderson, Superintendent
624 SW 24th Street
Topeka, Kansas 66611-1294
785.295.3000

Board Members:
Sue Bolley
Dr. C. Richard Bonebrak
Dr. Scott Mickelson
Dr. Michael R. Morrison
Lalo Munoz
Melanie Stuart-Campbell
Rev. John R. Williams

USD #321
Kaw Valley School District
(Part of this district’s schools are in Shawnee County.)
Mr. Kerry Lacock, Superintendent
411 W Lasley
St. Marys, Kansas 66536
785.437.2254

Board Members:
Kim Gillum
Michael Lett
Michelle Martin
Jody Mitchell
Adrienne Olejnik
John Simecka
Alan Streit