Mike Gaughan joined GPS Impact with the Kansas Grassroots team in May 2015. Over his career in Kansas politics, he has worked on electoral campaigns and policy initiatives. Worked in the offices of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, Gov. Mark Parkinson and Attorney General Steve Six. Before his work in the statehouse, Mike served nearly four years as Executive Director of the Kansas Democratic Party, leading Democrats to victories at the statewide, Congressional, and legislative level while focusing on developing grassroots leaders across the state. He is currently the County Commissioner in Douglas County’s First District.