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Announcement of New Commissioner Appointment

Publish Date 08/26/2021
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Please see below announcement today from Governor Parson appointing Dawn Cramer to the Board of Police Commissioners. We welcome Commissioner Cramer as we continue our efforts to serve the citizens of Kansas City. We are excited about the experience Commissioner Cramer will bring to the Board and look forward to working with her on the important issues in our city.


Governor Parson Announces Appointments to Jackson County Sports Complex Authority, Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced appointments to the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority and the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners.
Ms. Cramer will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of former commissioner Nathan Garrett. Commissioner Don Wagner, whose term expired in March 2021, will continue to serve on the board.


Dawn Cramer

Vice President Cramer Capital Management

Dawn retired from the airline industry after a 28-year career to enter the financial services industry in 2007. She relocated to Kansas City, Missouri, from Dallas, Texas, to start Cramer Capital Management with her husband, Bruce, and holds the FINRA Series 7, 66 and AIF. Her securities registrations are through Commonwealth Financial Network®. Her specialty is in working with women who are transitioning from divorce, going into a new career, losing a spouse, and many other circumstances. Dawn uses her leadership skills to empower women through transition and set them up for financial success in the future.

Dawn is actively involved in educating women bringing an awareness to the importance of becoming financially independent and maintaining that through proper planning and investing strategies. She founded the Women’s Mastermind Program in early 2012 for women to reach their goals within the many fields of the small business industry.

Dawn completed the highest-level PhD through Klemmer and Associates leadership program that is known for training Fortune 500 circles. She is a gifted and active public speaker in advocating for youth to be aware of the importance of making sound life choices as well as encouraging them to say no to violence. In addition, Dawn is currently involved in Clay County Domestic Violence Board and past board member for the Heartland Foundation and Good Shepard Center. She is also the founder of the “Let’s Get Jazzed” event, raising more than $550,000, benefitting Newhouse, a shelter for battered women. Dawn is a member of the Atkin Johnson Farm and currently Co-organizer of their 5K Charity run.

Dawn is highly active in her children’s lives and is their greatest advocate. She enjoys engaging in outdoor activities such as horseback riding, hiking, scuba diving, fitness, nutrition, and natural healing. She is a certified BEST practitioner, which is a form of holistic healing used to re-establish the full healing potential of the body by using the mind.