KCK Chamber 2016 Annual Meeting
Hey Downtowners, just a quick reminder:
On Wednesday, April 6, the KCK Chamber will welcome members and guests to join us for our 2016 Annual Meeting and a panel discussion about regionalism and collaboration in Kansas City, Kansas. Panelists include business leaders from the non-profit, technology and government sectors and will include Mayor Mark Holland from the Unified Government of Wyandotte County.
This event is one of the KCK Chamber’s largest and most celebrated events of the year so you’ll want to make sure you buy your table or tickets soon as the event is almost sold out. The 11:30am luncheon will highlight Mayor Holland as part of the panel, where he’ll share ideas about how partnerships and regional initiatives can continue to deliver job growth and economic development in KCK and in our region.
Mayor Holland was elected April 2, 2013 as the 28th Mayor of the City of Kansas City, Kansas and the 3rd Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas (UG). He began his UG career as a member of the Board of Commissioners, elected At-Large District 1 in 2007 and re-elected in 2011.
Mark is a fourth generation Wyandotte County native and a third generation clergy in KCK. He has served as the Senior Pastor at Trinity Community Church, a United Methodist Congregation in Kansas City, Kansas since 1999. Mark continues to serve the church in a part-time role. Mark is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology and a BA in Philosophy in 1991. He was ordained in the United Methodist Church in 1994. In 1997, he graduated from Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado with a Masters of Divinity degree. He also attended Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri where he received a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2009.
Mark is passionate about Kansas City, Kansas and is committed to the community and its growth. The KCK Chamber is excited that he is willing to be a part of our 2016 Annual meeting and be involved in our panel on regionalism.
Be sure to get your ticket this event on Wednesday, April 6th at the Reardon Center in downtown KCK to hear Mayor Holland tell us more about himself and his love for KCK. For more information or to register please visit KCKChamber.com/AnnualMeeting.