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The 4th District is a vibrant and unique place. It is the only district located completely within one city (Overland Park). The district includes a variety of residential communities, two outstanding school districts, four major hospitals, the Sprint campus, Stoll Park, Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, Johnson County Community College, and numerous corporate and retail businesses.
As the 4th District Commissioner, I am committed to addressing challenges and securing lasting and meaningful improvements to our lives in Johnson County. I want to ensure that Johnson County remains an outstanding place for all people to live and raise families, and where businesses can flourish and enrich our local economy.
Commissioner's areas of focus
4th District and county projects
- First term expires 2023
- First term, 2019 to present
Board/committee assignments as county commissioner
- Library Board
- Commission on Aging
- Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board
- MARC - Board (second appointment)
- Johnson County Education Research Triangle Authority
About the Commissioner
Janeé Hanzlick was elected in 2019. She is the former CEO of SAFEHOME, Johnson County’s domestic violence agency, where she spent 20 years working for a safer, stronger community. She was a leader in implementing the Johnson County Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), a collaboration between the District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement and SAFEHOME, that significantly reduced domestic homicides in our county. At SAFEHOME, she also oversaw two successful facility expansions that doubled the agency’s capacity. She served as a key spokesperson to the Kansas Legislature on issues related to funding and legislation impacting victims of domestic violence and their children in Johnson County.
Other experience includes serving as the past president of the Johnson County Community Violence Action Council (COMVAC), current president of the Overland Park Rotary Club, graduate of 2007 Leadership Overland Park, and graduate of the Overland Park Citizens’ Police Academy.
Commissioner Hanzlick has a master’s degree in social work (MSW) from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and she is a licensed master social worker (LMSW) in Kansas.
Commissioner Hanzlick and her husband of 32 years, David, reside in the Sylvan Grove neighborhood in Overland Park. They are the proud parents of two adult children, Margaret and Amelia, who are Shawnee Mission South graduates.