A well-known activist in her community and in the state capitol, Jo Ella Hoye is a gun violence prevention advocate with a track record of successfully moving the needle and achieving results. With her background in professional local government management, Jo Ella is running to elevate the voices of Kansans and fight for change in Topeka.
- Fighting to reduce deadly violence in the state as the Kansas Chapter Leader of Moms Demand Action
- Held various local government management positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors – most recently as a senior analyst in the Johnson County Manager’s Office
- Deeply embedded in her community, serving on the Lenexa Planning Commission, Rising Star PTA, and Shawnee Mission School District’s My Volunteer Pal program