HARRISONVILLE – The Cass County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Jessica Levsen of Harrisonville to the Library Board position vacated by the unexpected resignation of Barbara Boucher last month.
Commissioners interviewed candidates during a public work session on Tuesday morning, prior to the vote. Levsen will serve the remainder of Boucher’s unexpired term, ending in June 2024.
Levsen recently ran in the Republican primary for the 62nd District State House seat, finishing a close second to Sherri Gallick of Village of Loch Lloyd.
“We are excited to appoint Ms. Levsen and believe she will do a good job representing the values of Cass County. She is a strong advocate for parental rights and age-appropriate material being placed in the proper section of our taxpayer-funded library system,” said South District Commissioner Monte Kisner.
“Jessica understands the fiduciary responsibility this position entails and will be a good steward of the taxpayers’ money. I have no doubt that she will be an energetic and vocal leader in our county,” Kisner, who nominated Levsen, said. The motion was seconded by Presiding Commissioner Bob Huston.