David McConnaughhay

David McConnaughhay

David McConnaughhay

Council Member

Phone: 316-744-9287

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Biography

  • Appointed to the City Council in 2009
  • Elected to City Council in 2011
  • Kechi resident since 2001
  • Retired Director of Off-Duty Education Programs at various bases for the United State Air Force
  • Born and raised in Larned, Kansas
  • Spent three years in the United States Army
  • Graduated from Emporia State University with Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling
  • Taught in Emporia Public Schools for two years
  • Spend seven years on the Navajo Reservation teaching, coaching, and counseling
  • Worked with the Department of Defense
  • Married wife, Sandra Ford, in 1965
  • Has three children and seven grandchildren
  • Feels strongly about economic development to generate revenue rather than depending only on property tax
  • Highly prioritizes maintaining a low property tax for the citizens of Kechi