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Kansas State Board of Education
District 4



Ann Mah

Ann Mah
3351 S.E. Meadowview Dr.
Topeka, KS 66605
(785) 266-9434 (home)
(785) 231-0823 (cell)

First term on State Board: 2017
Committee Assignments:

  • Kansas Advisory Council on Indigenous Education 
  • Kansas Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
  • Board's ESSA/ESEA representative
  • Kansans Can School Redesign Advisory Committee
  • Advantage Kansas Coordinating Council.

Mrs. Mah has had a wide ranging career in public service.  She served as a Kansas State Representative 2005-2013; AdvancEd Kansas State Board member 2001-2016; former QPA Advisory Council member; former North Central Association Postsecondary Recognition Council member; past member Kansas Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education.  In addition she has experience with community organizations including service as the past national president of the American Business Women's Association; past Board of Directors for the United Way of Greater Topeka, the Topeka Corporate Volunteer Council, and the Shawnee Heights Public Schools Foundation; current member of the Lutheran Fine Arts Council of Topeka

Mrs. Mah has a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master of Science in Curriculum from Emporia State University. She taught in public high schools for five years and was a manager at Southwestern Bell/AT&T for more than 21 years. She is married to Larry Mah. They have a son and two grandchildren.

District 4 represents the following school districts in northeastern Kansas, listed in county order:


  • Lebo-Waverly USD 243


  • Baldwin City USD 348
  • Eudora USD 491
  • Lawrence USD 497


  • Central Heights USD 288
  • Ottawa USD 290
  • Wellsville USD 289
  • West Franklin USD 287


  • McLouth USD 342
  • Perry Public Schools USD 343


  • DeSoto USD 232
  • Gardner-Edgerton USD 231
  • Olathe USD 233
  • Shawnee Mission USD 512


  • Basehor-Linwood USD 458
  • Tonganoxie USD 464


  • North Lyon County USD 251


  • Burlingame Public Schools USD 454
  • Lyndon USD 421
  • Marais Des Cygnes Valley USD 456
  • Osage City USD 420
  • Santa Fe Trail USD 434


  • Auburn-Washburn USD 437
  • Shawnee Heights USD 450
  • Topeka Public Schools USD 501


  • Mission Valley USD 330


  • Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204
  • Kansas City USD 500




For more information, contact:

Deborah Bremer
Board Secretary
Kansas State Board of Education
(785) 296-3203
Email: dbremer@ksde.org

Board of Education contact information.

Kansas Map of district 4

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Full Map (PDF)

Above map updated to January 2023 redistricting.

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