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KU Hospital business director to seek office

June 10, 2010

Kathy Wolfe Moore will seek the 36th District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.

Wolfe Moore filed for the position upon the announcement that current Rep. Margaret Long, who has served in the Legislature since 1998, will retire. The 36th House District covers portions of northwestern Wyandotte County and the city of Edwardsville.

“Margaret has done a remarkable job as our representative for the last 12 years,” Wolfe Moore said. “I hope to continue her work advocating for issues that are critical to Wyandotte County. As someone who has been actively involved in this community for many years, I believe I can be the voice we need in the Statehouse.”

Wolfe Moore has worked as the business director and assistant to the CEO of the University of Kansas Hospital since 2005, where she serves as a liaison between community leaders and the hospital. Prior to her work at KU Hospital, she worked closely with the local community as the chief of staff to Kansas City Mayor Carol Marinovich from 1995-2005. She has both a bachelor of arts and master of social work from KU.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Wolfe Moore is a longtime community leader. She is a graduate of Leadership 2000 and the Kansas City Tomorrow Civic Leadership Program. She has also served on a variety of boards in Wyandotte County, including the Livable Neighborhoods Task Force, Operation Brightside, St. Patrick’s Elementary School and the Greater Kansas City YMCA. Currently, Wolfe Moore serves on the board of Wyandot Center and the Wyandotte Economic Development Council. She is also a member of the Village West Rotary Club.

Wolfe Moore and her husband, Ken, have been married for 12 years. She has three grown children: Katie, Julianna and Emily.

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