Jan Kessinger was appointed by the Board of Education in 2022 to fill a vacancy. He is a fifth-generation Kansas native who has lived in Blue Valley since 1984. Jan and his wife have three children who graduated from Blue Valley North, a granddaughter who graduated from Blue Valley Northwest, and a grandson who attends Northwest. Kessinger served four years as a Kansas State Representative and was on the Board of Directors of the Johnson County Research Triangle (JCERT). He has been a guest speaker at Blue Valley elementary schools as well as Blue Valley High School. He served as a project manager for the Kansas Commerce Department and is a retired management consultant.