Larry Campbell - Ward 1



Councilmember Larry Campbell was elected in April 2007 and re-elected in April 2011 to represent Ward 1. Larry previously served on the Olathe City Council as the Ward 1 representative from 1991-1995 and as Mayor from 1995-2001. Larry also served as a Kansas State Representative from 1997 to 2005 and was re-elected as a Kansas State Representative in 2013 - 2014. 

Larry's professional background is in banking, with over 35 years of experience. He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and completed his master's degree in business management at MidAmerica Nazarene University.

He recently completed all course work on a doctor of management in organizational leadership through the University of Phoenix. He is president and CEO of several businesses, which include real estate management and investment, a recording studio and a sound production company. He is an accomplished song writer and performer of contemporary Christian music. Larry teaches several business courses at MidAmerica Nazarene University, Baker University and the University of Phoenix.

Larry's wife, Gwendolyn, is a substitute teacher in the Olathe School District.

Goals for Olathe:

  • Improve traffic flow and infrastructure;
  • Complete the quiet zone efforts throughout all Olathe;
  • Increase citizen involvement and access to local government;
  • Enhance and support safe neighborhoods and sound public safety;
  • Improve quality of life amenities for all Olathe citizens;
  • Reduce the tax burden on residential home owners and
  • Minimize increases in water and sewer rates.

Term: 4/15 - 1/20

Ward 1 Map

Contact Larry Campbell
(913) 488-7278 - 100 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS  66061