““Throughout her career, she has been a tireless advocate for the citizens of Kansas City and Jackson County and I have no doubt that she will continue to do so in this new role,” Sanders said.
Jolly will work on health and public safety issues.
Jolly served on the City Council of Kansas City. She is a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives and a former assistant county prosecutor.
Sanders also announced the county’s Chief Administrative Officer, Fred Siems is scaling back his role.
He’s been part of the Sanders’ administration since 2007.