Brian McKiernan

District 2

2020 - Present: Elected to position in 2011

Brian Mckiernan


DOB: June 13th, 1956
Marital Status: Married (Patty)
Children: Maureen, Kelly & Peter

Bishop Ward High School (1974)
Donnelly College (1974-1976)
University of Kansas: BS in Journalism (1978)
Kansas City, KS Community College (1981-1983)
University of Kansas Medical Center: BS in Physical Therapy (1985)
University of Kansas Medical Center: PhD in Physiology (1998)

Self-employed voiceover artist
Adjunct University Professor 

Civic Activities:
Commissioner, District 2, Unified Government – Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS 

  • Neighborhood & Community Development Standing Committee
  • Economic Development & Finance Standing Committee
  • Unified Government Employee Benefit Committee (Commission representative)
  • Board of Directors, Mid-America Regional Council (Mayor’s alternate)
  • Budget & Personnel Committee, Mid-America Regional Council (Mayor’s alternate)
  • Regional Transit Coordinating Council (MARC co-chair) 

Bishop Ward High School, Member, Board of Trustees
Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homelessness, Member, Board of Directors
University of Kansas Medical Center School of Nursing, Member, Community Advisory Board
Children’s Campus of Kansas City, Member, Board of Directors
Cantor and member, Cathedral of St. Peter parish contemporary music group.
Game P.A. announcer, Bishop Ward High School: baseball; football; boys’ soccer; boys’ basketball; girls’ basketball.
Volunteer reader, Audio Reader (radio reading service for the blind and print-disabled), Lawrence, KS.
Hall of Fame, Donnelly College (Kansas City, KS). 2019
RideKC Award, Kansas City Area Transit Authority (Kansas City, MO). 2019
Hall of Fame, Bishop Ward High School (Kansas City, KS). 2017
Public Servant of the Year, Caritas Clinics, Inc. (Kansas City, KS). 2015
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