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Brandon Johnson
455 N. Main, 1st Floor
Wichita, KS 67202
P: (316) 268-4331
F: (316) 858-7738
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Tasha Hayes
455 N. Main, 1st Floor
Wichita, KS 67202

P: (316) 303-8016
F: (316) 858-7737
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Brandon Johnson, District 1 Council Member

Brandon Johnson was elected to serve as Wichita's District 1 Council Member in 2017. Since taking office, he has worked tirelessly to advocate for community members while seeking economical progress for the city's northeast neighborhoods.

Johnson, a Wichita native, grew up in the area he now represents. The Northeast High School graduate became involved in community work as a young leader and his passion for bettering the community around him never faded.

His efforts include more than 10 years of advocating for economic development through youth employment, job creation, social services and community education.

In 2011, Johnson created the nonprofit organization, Community Operations Recovery Empowerment (CORE). The agency focuses on community engagement and leadership development, particularly in District I. Through CORE, Johnson has helped foster dialog between law enforcement and residents through a series of “Know Your Rights” forums; as well as hosted several community conversations focused on how to end gang violence and involvement and champions health and wellness through the development of a community gardens with produce being distributed to bordering neighborhoods.

He served on the advisory board of the Heartland Wichita Black Chamber of Commerce and participates as a liaison through Wichita Urban Professionals to the Entrepreneurship Task Force; a group that is affiliated with the Greater Wichita Partnership that holds as its tasks to: “build on Wichita’s rich entrepreneurial heritage by identifying, engaging and advocating for entrepreneurial organizations, businesses and individuals” as well as to “leverage public and private resources important to entrepreneurs.”

As an active member of Wichita Urban Professionals, Johnson works to help empower Wichita’s young, diverse and talented through relevant personal and professional development coaching, engaging leadership training and through dynamic social networking events.

The accolades Johnson has amassed for his community involvement are numerous. In 2014, Johnson was named among the Wichita Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 as well as receiving the Ron Walter Achievement from the Wichita Branch NAACP. In addition to those recognitions, Johnson has twice received the Man of Excellence from Grant Chapel A.M.E Church as well as 2009 Citizen of the Year from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

Johnson’s political involvement is as follows:

  • Vice Chair for the Kansas Democratic Party (Present)
  • District Advisory Board for District 1 (2015–2018)
  • Democratic Precinct Committeeman (Precinct 112) (2014–2016)
  • Regional Field Organizer – Kansas Democratic Party (2014)
  • Kansas Advisory Board for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2005–2015)

Johnson is married to Danielle, who is the Assistant Director for Wichita State University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and has three children, Khairi, Aria and Arin.

Statement on conflict of interest on Habitat for Humanity: "As my spouse is the executive director of the local Habitat for Humanity, and as I acknowledge the potential conflict of interest, I will abstain from participating in the discussion of and voting on any matter pertaining to Housing and Urban Development funding and/or partnerships that may come before the Wichita City Council that could benefit Habitat for Humanity, its officers or staff."

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Other Documents

Atwater Brochure - 2021
Atwater Neighborhood Resource Center Map
Community Services Booklet
Council District I Map - 11x17
DAB Administrative Policies and Bylaws
District 1- 2021 Meeting Calendar
Homeowner and Neighborhood Contact Update Form

District Newsletter

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​District 1 Advisory Board Meeting (DAB1)

The District 1 Advisory Board meets on the 1st Monday of the month (except for holidays) at the Atwater Neighborhood Resource Center, 2755 E. 19th St. N. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. Residents also have the option to participate in DAB meetings virtually via the Zoom platform or to watch them live on the District 1 Facebook page.

District Advisory Board Member Roster: Need to contact a board member? Are you interested in joining our board?

Meet on Zoom

  • Meeting Date:
    October 4, 2021

    Meeting Link:
    Zoom Link

    Meeting ID:
    860 5706 7759


    Dial In (long distance charges may apply):
    +1 312 626 6799

Upcoming Events

  • October 4, 2021
  • November 1, 2021
  • December 6, 2021

Agendas, Minutes, Presentations & Documents

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District 1 Saturday Discussion

The District 1 Saturday Discussion is held on the 1st Saturday of each month (except for holidays and other conflicts) at the Atwater Neighborhood Resource Center, 2755 E. 19th St. N. 

The Discussion begins at 9:30 a.m. Coffee and breakfast is served when available. 

Residents also have the option to participate in Saturday Discussions virtually via the platform Zoom or to watch them live on the District 1 Facebook page.

Upcoming Events

  • October 2, 2021
  • November 6, 2021
  • December 4, 2021

Meet on Zoom

  • Meeting Date:
    October 2, 2021

    Meeting Link:
    Zoom Link

    Meeting ID:
    834 5054 1403


    Dial In (long distance charges may apply):
    +1 312 626 6799

Neighborhood & Homeowner Associations

If you are a newly elected officer or contact person for your Homeowner Association, please download the NA/HOA Contact Update Form to submit your information to us. Thank you!

What is a Neighborhood Association?

A strong neighborhood is a valuable tool in maintaining healthy communities. Neighborhood organizations bring together people of diverse backgrounds, who share common concerns for their safety, properties, homes and community interests. Neighborhood organizations help City staff and elected officials identify and resolve issues and concerns in a particular area. There is strength in numbers - having a unified voice can make a difference.

Wichita Neighborhood Association Map - All Districts

A. Price Woodard
Chisholm Creek
College Hill
Cottonwood Village
Country Outlook
Crestview Heights
Crown Heights South
East Front
Matlock Heights
Minnesota Fats
New Salem
Northeast Central
Northeast Heights
Northeast K-96
Northeast Millair
Schweiter East
Sleepy Hollow
The Elm
The Hyde

What is a Homeowner Association?

An HOA is an actual business entity and normally is organized as a "Not for profit" organization. It is subject to all of the same filings that other nonprofit organizations are subject to including annual reports, tax returns and business classification. Many residents are unaware of the requirements of time and governance when they volunteer to serve their association, which may include notifying a neighbor that their dues check bounced.

Wichita Homeowner Association Map - All Districts

Beacon Hill
Country Lake
Crestview Lakes
Eagles Landing
Estates at Belle Terre
Falcon Falls
Meadow Oaks
Meadows at Lakewood
The Meadows
Pheasant Run
Waterford North III
Whispering Brook
Willow Lakes Estates

Contact Person
Community Police Officer
Meeting Information
A. Price Woodard

Lead Contact: 

3rd Thursday
Madison Ave. Clubhouse
1005 N. Madison​

9th to 13th, 
Hydraulic to Hillside​


Lead Contact: Annette Williams

​3rd Wednesday
Atwater NRC
2755 E. 19th N.
6-7 pm



Lead Contact: Jeffrey Berry

No regular meeting times​


College Hill

President: Trish Hileman

3rd Tuesday (Mar-Jun-Sept-Dec)
East Heights UMC
4407 E. Douglas

Central to Kellogg, 
Hillside to Oliver​

Country Overlook

Lead contact: Bernadean Jackson

Ronda Welsh

4th Tuesday (no meeting Nov-Jan)
McDonald Golf Course (Clubhouse)
840 N Yale
6:30 pm (Call to confirm meeting)

13th St. to Central, 
Oliver to Broadview​


Not active/no meetings​

Central to Douglas, 
Edgemoor to Woodlawn​

Crestview Heights

Lead Contact: Kathy Bowles

3rd Thursday (February-November)
Evangelical Free Church
1825 N. Woodlawn​

21st to 17th St., 
Oliver to Woodlawn​

Crown Heights


3rd Thursday​

Central to Douglas, 
Oliver to Edgemoor​

Crown Heights South

President: Pam Swedlund

Not active/no meetings​

Douglas to Kellogg, 
Oliver to Edgemoor​

Downtown Neighborhood Association

President: Jeff Boone

1st Sunday
Public at the Brickyard
129 N. Rock Island​

Central to Kellogg, 
Washington to Arkansas River​

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