The experience to lead. A desire to serve.

Professional Background

 

Kathy is running for re-election after serving five terms in the Kansas House of Representatives. Since 2005, she has served as a healthcare administrator for the University of Kansas Hospital.

 

Prior to this, Kathy served as Chief of Staff to Kansas City, Kansas mayor Carol Marinovich for 10 years. Today in the legislature, she serves as the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee. For over 20 years, Kathy has been at the forefront of advocating for Wyandotte County families, schools and businesses.

 

Family

Kathy has been married to her husband, Ken, for 21 years. She has three daughters; Emily, Juliana and Katie Wolfe.

Leadership Experience and Recognitions

  • Former Chairwoman, Wyandotte County Economic Development Council

  • Past member of Saint Patrick's Elementary School board

  • Wyandot Center for Community Behavioral Healthcare Board

  • Honorary member of Kansas State Council of Firefighters

  • KS Children's Service League Hall of Fame - 2018

  • Public Official of the Year - Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, 2012 & 2014

  • Legislative Champion for Community Mental Health - Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, 2020

  • Distinguished Service Award from Friends of Yates for work on behalf of victims of domestic violence

  • KU Cancer Center Director's Award - 2017

  • National Council for Behavioral Health Excellence in Advocacy by an Elected Official Award - 2018

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Paid for by Kathy Wolfe Moore for Representative - Patricia Gaunce, Treasurer