Unified Government Mayoral Forum

Board of Commissioners

701 Nth 7th Street
Suite 979
Phone: 913-573-5040
Fax: 913-573-5050
Email: [email protected]

Ann Brandau-Murguia
District 3

Ann Murguia District 3




Ann Brandau-Murguia is the Executive Director of the Argentine Neighborhood Development Association (ANDA), a position which she began as an unpaid volunteer in 2006 and is now a full-time job. She is also serving her second term as the Commissioner for District 3 in the Unified Government of Wyandotte County. Previously, Ms. Brandau-Murguia was employed as the Chief Operations Officer and Director of Business Relations at Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC). Ms. Brandau-Murguia has a BS from Ottawa University and an MBA from Baker University.

In 2011, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City named Ms. Brandau-Murguia their Humanitarian of the Year for her work with the Latino community. In addition, she graduated with the class of 2011 in the Leadership Kansas Program affiliated with the Kansas State Chamber of Commerce. Ms. She is married to Carlos Murguia. They have three children: Wyatt, Thomas and Isabella. Ms. Brandau-Murguia has been a resident of the Argentine neighborhood, in Kansas City, Kansas, since 1997. She is an active member of her local neighborhood association where she annually helps coordinate a neighborhood holiday lighting ceremony.

Civic Activities

Brandau-Murguia has also served on the Wyandotte County Parks Foundation Board,
Co-Chair of the Frontiers Project at KU Medical Center,
Recently appointed member on the Board of Trustee at the University of Missouri-Kansas City,
Member of Argentine Activities Association,
Past member of the Site Council and PTA at Emerson Elementary School,
Member of the PTA at Sumner Academy,
Member of St. John the Evangelist church,
A former member of the church’s Altar Society,

Board of Commissioners

701 Nth 7th Street
Suite 979
Phone: 913-573-5040
Fax: 913-573-5050
Contact at [email protected]

Rev. Dr. Mark R Holland
Commissioner-at-Large, District 1
Comprises Commission Districts 1,4,5
Rev. Dr. Mark Holland At Large District 1


2007 – 2011


4th Generation Dotte, Born at Bethany Hospital
Date of Birth: May 6, 1969
Marital Status: Married
Wife, Julie Solomon, social worker, MBA
Four children: Daniel, Gabriel, Luke, and Esther


Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO
Doctor of Ministry, cum laude, 2009
Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO
Master of Divinity, cum laude, 1997
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
BA Philosophy, cum laude, 1991
BS Anthropology, cum laude, 1991


Third generation Wyandotte County Methodist Clergy
Senior Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church
5010 Parallel, Kansas City, KS 66104

Civic Activities:

Mount Carmel Redevelopment Corporation Board
2005 to present
KCK Mayor’s Task Force on Law Enforcement
2006 to present
Former KCK Police & Fire Chaplain
Active 1999 to 2004
Wyandotte Interfaith Sponsoring Council
President of Board 2001 to 2004
Board Member 2000 to 2001
Normandy West Homes Association
President of Board 2003 to 2004
Board Member 2002 to 2003
Claude Huyck Elementary PTA
Member 2003 to Present
KCK Rotary Club
1999 to Present
T-ball “Coach”
2002 to Present


2009 Emanuel Cleaver II Community Service Award

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