Chris Herron: Ward 4

Chris HerronChris Herron was elected to serve as a Ward 4 council member in November 2023.

He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Dartmouth College and an MBA specializing in finance and accounting from Southern Methodist University. Currently a project developer at Eneus Energy, a green ammonia plant developer and operator, his expertise spans finance, project development and corporate management within the energy sector.

Throughout his career, Chris has overseen significant natural gas power plant developments, managed job-financing initiatives, and gained valuable international work experience. He has also made notable contributions as a member of nonprofit boards.

Outside of work, Chris is an avid learner, reader and trivia enthusiast. His personal passions span American history, political theory, beekeeping, nonfiction literature, and quirky comedy films and TV shows.

He values relationships, connecting with people, and lives by the Golden Rule. He is a strong advocate for democratic principles, voting rights, equal opportunities and the power of optimism. His hope for the future is that Lenexa can serve as a model for how people with different ideas, beliefs and values can coexist and thrive together.

Chris and his wife, Gretchen Rauch-Herron, have one daughter, Sara. They share their home with three dogs — Maddie, Ellie and Fern — and a 20-year-old cat named Princess.

Home address: 
12407 W. 100th St.
Lenexa, KS 66215

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

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