Moon Glasgow Brown, first and former chair of the KC LGBTQ Commission, has recently resigned from her role since she will no longer be a Kansas City resident. Brown will travel internationally to engage in new tasks aligned with her work of interest. Justice Horn, vice chair of the commission, will step up and lead the commission.  

Edith Gaines was recently selected to serve as AARP Kansas Senior Operations Associate. Gaines previously worked at the Shawnee County Health Dept. in Topeka, serving as the Finance and Administrative Division Manager since 2015.  She was also Chair of the Racial Equity Impact Analysis Group and Chair of the four county NE Kansas Electronic Health Record System collaboration.

Her degrees include a master’s in public administration and a master’s in accounting and financial management. She is currently working on her Ed.D in instructional design and performance technology from Baker University.

Gaines was recently elected State of Kansas Treasurer of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.