Brock McPherson of McPherson & McVey Law Office, Chtd, a local private law practice, is running for Mayor of Great Bend.
When asked why he is running for Mayor, McPherson said, “I want to see Great Bend continue to change and grow for the better. We need to put Great Bend first and make decisions that will create a positive impact for the whole community. I hope to continue the work that has been started on economic development to help our community grow and prosper.”
McPherson has practiced private law in Great Bend for over 60 years, and during that time, he has also been heavily involved in the local community. In addition to being a member of several organizations, he has also held many leadership positions. His leadership experience includes being the former President and District Director of the Great Bend Jaycees, during which time he started the study and proceedings to establish the Steering Committee that worked to bring Barton Community College to Barton County. A few other positions include representing his ward on the Great Bend City Council, past President and Secretary/Treasurer of the Barton County Bar Association, past Chairman of the Great Bend SCORE (Counselors to American’s Small Business) Chapter 673, past President of the Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys, and a past Exalted Ruler of the Great Bend Elks Club.