Harold Eugene Brown


Harold Eugene Brown values fairness, open communication and collaboration – qualities that he strives to live by daily, both professionally and personally.

Currently, he is an independent living advocate at The Whole Person in Kansas City, Missouri. In this position, he manages and administers a state of Missouri program to support, assist and provide encouragement to individuals with physical and mental disabilities to live independently in their community.  Among his responsibilities are providing case management services to approximately 100 clients in the areas of:

  • capability/cognitive assessments,
  • report writing,
  • face-to-face counseling, and
  • financial management.

He is a former chief of security for Heartland Center for Behavioral Change, as well as worked the majority of his career in the private sector including serving as the vice president of the environmental consulting firm Green Environmental/Cal Vac in Whittier, California.

Brown has lived most of his life in Kansas City, Kansas. He is active in the community and an advocate for foster children. He has developed alliances with TFI Family Services, Inc. and Kaw Valley Hospital.

A product of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, he graduated from Wyandotte High School and attended school at Northwest Junior High School.

He has a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and a bachelor degree in accounting from Washburn State University in Topeka, Kansas.

He is a member of the Professional Environmental Marketing Association, Traumatic Brain Injury Association, American Red Cross and Greater New Bethel AME Church Board of Trustees.   His wife’s name is Cheryl and he has five daughters, two sons, two stepsons and nine grandchildren.

What does he like most about Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools?  “Being a product of KCKPS and having received a solid educational foundation, I secured the skills, both academically and socially to be competitive in the marketplace,” he said.

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Term began 01/9/2018