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701 Nth 7th Street
Suite 979
Phone: 913-573-5040
Fax: 913-573-5050

Brian McKiernan
District 2

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Date of Birth: June 13, 1956

Marital Status: Married

Immediate Family: Wife, Patty; C
hildren - Maureen, Kelly and Peter



Graduate of Bishop Ward High School, 1974

Attended Donnelly College, 1974-1976

B.S., Journalism, University of Kansas, 1978

Attended Kansas City, Kansas Community College, 1981-1983

B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Kansas Medical Center, 1985

Ph.D., Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 1998



Self-employed voiceover artist

Civic Activities:

  Member of Cathedral of St. Peter Parish Finance Council.  1995 - 2011

Volunteer technology coordinator/network administrator - Cathedral of St. Peter Church/School, 1996 - 2011

Game P.A. announcer, Bishop Ward High School: baseball; football; boys soccer; boys basketball; girls basketball. 1997 - present

Cantor and member, Cathedral of St. Peter parish contemporary music group. 2000 – present.

Volunteer reader. Audio Reader, Lawrence, KS. 2006 – present

Community Housing of Wyandotte County. Board of Directors. 2010 - 2011

Master of Ceremonies, “Cyclone Night” athletics/activities fundraiser, Bishop Ward High School. 2008 - 2010

Master of Ceremonies, “Go OnWard” annual fundraising auction, Bishop Ward High School. 2008 - 2013

Master of Ceremonies, “Hall of Fame Induction Dinner & Celebration”, Bishop Ward High School. 2008- 2013

Master of Ceremonies, “Evening Under the Stars”, Community Housing of Wyandotte County. 2010

Master of Ceremonies. “Evening Under the Stars” (centennial celebration weekend), Rockhurst University. 2010

Master of Ceremonies, “Center Circle Award Ceremony”, Community Housing of Wyandotte County. 2012-2013

Commissioner, District 2, Unified Government – Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas 
  • Employee Benefit Committee
  • Neighborhood Housing Task Force
  • Advisory Panel - Unified Government/Hollywood Casino Charitable Fund
  • Neighborhood & Community Development Standing Committee
  • Economic Development & Finance Standing Committee



   Outstanding Physical Therapy Faculty, Rockhurst University. 2007, 2011, 2013

High School P.A. Announcer of the Year, National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers. 2011

Outstanding Physical Therapy Faculty, University of Kansas Medical Center. 1991, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002

Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Classroom Teaching, University of Kansas. 2000

Distinguished Service Award, Kansas Physical Therapy Association. 1998

Stata Norton Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Kansas Medical Center. 1995

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