Bill Nicks: Ward 2

Bill Nix

Bill Nicks was elected to serve as a Ward 2 council member in 2017, and then reelected to another four-year term in 2021.

Nicks and his wife, Marci, have lived in Lenexa for more than 35 years. They have three children and eight grandchildren, all in the area. Nicks served 29 years as Lenexa's first Parks & Recreation Director.

Nicks performs five first-person historical re-enactments (Octave Chanute, Wilbur Wright, James Naismith, Ike Eisenhower and Tom Pendergast) and conducts historical bus tours to Topeka, Abilene, Lawrence and around Kansas City.

After serving three years in the U. S. Army, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washburn University and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas.

His public and community service involvement includes:

  • Lenexa Historical Society Board

  • Kansas City Area Interpretive Site Coalition Board

  • Kansas Recreation and Parks Association Board

  • Great American Basketball League Sports Foundation

  • American Royal Barbecue Committee

  • Site Administrator for Kansas Historical Society

  • Lenexa Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Lenexa Vision 2020 steering committee

  • Lenexa Vision 2040 City Council Liaison

  • Great American Basketball League Sports Foundation 'Making a Difference' Award

  • Great Lenexa BBQ Battle Founders' Trophy

  • Kansas City Historic Trails Association Outstanding Service Award

Home address: 
21310 W. 98th St.
Lenexa, KS 66220

Mailing address:
17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66219

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