217 E Myrtle St

Independence, KS 67301


Independence, KS 67301

Montgomery County Commissioners

District 1

District 2

District 3

Robert Bever 

Larry McManus

Mike Cordray – Chairman

(620) 330-3240

Commissioner Bever’s crucial district encompasses several pivotal localities, including the vibrant communities of Liberty and Cherryvale, along with a part of Independence. His expert business acumen, honed throughout his celebrated career in leadership and administrative management, has proven to be an invaluable asset to our flourishing county. Among his many achievements, Commissioner Bever has served with distinction as the Director of Public Works, further reinforcing his qualifications and expertise as a visionary, driven leader. He also serves as a member of Kansas County Commissioners Association (KCCA) and is on the Executive Board for the SE District. He is a board member for Montgomery County Action Council and a board member of SE Kansas Works. As a distinguished member of our county’s board of commissioners, Commissioner Bever remains steadfastly committed to the ongoing prosperity and growth of all the communities he proudly represents.

(620) 330-0450

Commissioner McManus has a wealth of experience that has equipped him to effectively serve the people of his district. Throughout his career as a business owner and dedicated public servant, he has developed a deep understanding of the needs of the community. His knowledge of the local economy and the issues facing residents in Elk City, Caney, and Independence is unparalleled. As a result, Commissioner McManus has been able to make significant contributions to the growth and prosperity of his district. He is committed to working tirelessly to ensure that all citizens have access to the resources they need to thrive. Whether it’s addressing infrastructure concerns or advocating for crucial community services, Commissioner McManus is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of those he serves.

(620) 330-2932

Commissioner Cordray, a well-respected and accomplished professional, has retired from a successful career in business. However, his dedication to serving Coffeyville’s community remains stronger than ever. He has been a tremendous asset to the city, and his unwavering commitment to serving the community has been evident throughout his career. Commissioner Cordray is always looking towards the future, and his visionary approach and tenacity have become important mindsets for the citizens of Coffeyville. His passion for making a meaningful difference in people’s lives and his undeniable dedication to the community continue to remain a key driving force in his future pursuits. He is determined to guarantee a sustainable future for Coffeyville and its residents by working tirelessly to meet the community’s evolving needs.¬†