Kathleen L. Rose
Mayor, City of Riverside, Missouri
In 2006 Kathy Rose became mayor of Riverside, Missouri. Now in her seventh term in office, she has championed the transformation of Riverside into a community that is truly "Upstream from Ordinary". From the recent high tech industrial development locating in Riverside and the creation of thousands of new jobs to setting new levels of satisfaction for resident and business services in the most recent ETC survey, Riverside is gaining recognition throughout the metro as a smart and sustainable community.
Mayor Rose is also a strong advocate for issues throughout the Kansas City region and the State of Missouri and has served on many boards including the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, MARC Solid Waste Management District, and the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Mayor Rose most recently served as the 2016-2017 Missouri Municipal League President.