Your Elected Officials

  • USD 232 is served by seven Board Members representing three board districts (two members each) plus one at-large position. Elections are held in odd numbered years. Board Members are elected to four-year terms.

    • Board Member Positions 1, 2, 3, and 7 (At-Large) will be elected in 2019.
    • Board Member Positions 4, 5, and 6 will be elected in 2017.
    • Terms of office begin on the second Monday in January following election.
    • If a Primary Election is held, voters vote only for the board member position in which they live and for the at-large position.
    • In the General Election, voters vote for all positions.

    >> Map of Board Member Districts and Positions (PDF)

Members

  • District Member - Position #6 (4-year term) 
    Danielle Heikes, President
    8416 Redbird Street, Lenexa, KS 66227 
    913-706-9360 (c)
    Member since 2015 (Term Expires 1/2022) 
    Email Danielle Heikes

    District Member - Position #4 (4-year term)
    Rachele M. Zade, Vice President
    30253 West 127th Street, Olathe, KS 66061
    816-582-2758 (c)
    Member since 2013 (Term Expires 1/2022) 
    Email Rachele Zade

    District Member - Position #1 (4-year term) 
    William (Bill) Fletcher 
    8953 Hillview Drive, De Soto, KS 66018
    913-441-3153 (w) 
    Member since 2007 (Term Expires 1/2020) 
    Email Bill Fletcher

    District Member - Position #2 (4-year term) 
    Mitch Powers
    22505 West 53rd Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66226
    913-948-2606 
    Member since 2011 (Term Expires 1/2020) 
    Email Mitch Powers

    District Member - Position #3 (4-year term)
    Angela Handy
    6210 Roberts Street, Shawnee, KS 66226
    913-742-8946
    Member since 2011 (Term Expires 1/2020)
    Email Angela Handy

    District Member - Position #5 (4-year term)
    John Gaignat
    5607 Brownridge, Shawnee, KS 66218
    (913) 205-9987 (c)
    Member since 2018 (Term Expires 1/2022)
    Email John Gaignat

    District Member - At-Large #7
    (4-year term)
    Kevin Makalous
    20815 West 68th Street, Shawnee, KS 66218
    913-609-5129
    Member since 2015 (Term Expires 1/2020)
    Email Kevin Makalous