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Kansas State Representative

Nancy Joyce BROWN, American Kansas State Representative. Outstanding Citizen Award, Village of Riverwoods. Illinois, 1980; Excellence in Education Award, Blue Valley School Ditrict, 1984; Outstanding Service Award, Kansas Association, for the Deaf, 1988; Best Bets Environmental Award, Inst, of Public Policy.


BROWN, Nancy Joyce was born on September 3, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Daughter of Herman Hugo Becker and Katherine Becker (nee Gralund).


Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois, Bachelor of Surgery, 1978. University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1981.


Treasurer, Village of Riverwoods, Illinois, 197576, Trustee, 1976-1980, Member, Planning Commission, 1978. Kansas State Representative, 27th District, since 1985. Member, National Hazardous Materials Transport Advisory Committee.

Chairwoman, Community Development Block Grant Task Force. Member, Kansas State Emergency Response Commission. Member, State and Local Task Force.

Professional career: Consultant, TRW, Chicago, 1978-1980. Extension Assistant, University of Kansas, 1980-1981. Office Manager, Gubernatorial Campaign, 1981-1982.

Executive Director, Kansas Association, of Townships, since 1983.




Member National Hazardous Material Transportation Advisory Council, 1985-1987, Kansas Task Force on Autism, Kansas Emergency Response Commission. Member of advisory board Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1992. Past chairman Kansas Community Development Block Task Force.

Governing board chair Alliance Pilot Project, since 1993. Board directors Emergency Medical Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1991. Former member board directors League of Women Voters.

Member National Alliance HazMat Transportation (chair 1992-1993), NAt. Conference State legislators (member women's network board 992-, chair state/local/tribal relations since 1993), National Association Towns and Townships (board directors), Kansas Association Townships (executive director 1983-1990), Blue Valley Community Council (chairman), The Mainstream Coalition (executive director), Blue Valley History Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, reading.


Daughter of Herman Hugo Becker (deceased) and Katherine Evelyn (Gralund) Johnson. Married Myron Douglass Brown, June 7, 1968. Children: Derek Douglass, Jason Alan.

Herman Hugo Becker Brown

Myron Douglass Brown

Derek Douglass Brown

Jason Alan Brown