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Who We Are

The Board of County Commissioners is a three-member group of elected officials who proudly represent the citizens of Douglas County, Kansas.  Commissioners serve a four year term of office.

Meet Your Commissioners

Commissioner Patrick Kelly - 1st District

Patrick has called Lawrence home since attending the University of Kansas beginning in 1989. He...
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Commissioner Nancy Thellman - 2nd District, Chair

Nancy Thellman, born and raised in Douglas County, represents the Second District as Douglas...
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Commissioner Michelle Derusseau - 3rd District, Vice-Chair

Michelle grew up in Shawnee, Kansas, and moved to Lawrence in 1982 to attend the University of...
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