Council Member John Thompson – Ward 5

John Thompson

5709 W 128th Terr.
Overland Park, KS 66209



Council Member John Thompson was elected to the City Council in April 2003, served one term and did not seek re-election in 2007. He was reelected in April 2013 and November 2017. He served a term as Council president from February 2017 to January 2018.

Thompson currently serves as an Associate Vice President of Nationwide Insurance Company's Trial Division, which defends Nationwide's insureds in a variety of civil litigation. John supervises offices in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Texas Louisiana. He has been with Nationwide Insurance for over 15 years.

Council Member Thompson received his B.A. in history from Colgate University in 1987 and his J.D. from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 1990.

Thompson and his wife, Ann have been residents of Overland Park since 1999 and their two sons David and Jack have attended kindergarten through 12th grade in the Blue Valley School District.

Council Member Thompson previously served on the Citizens Advisory Council on Parks and Recreation from 2003 through 2007.

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