Stuart Boley, Mayor
Phone: (785) 979-6699
Stuart Boley grew up in Lenexa, Kansas, and attended KU, graduating in 1977 with a B.A. in English and Modern European Studies. He met and married his wife Lisa in Lawrence. Stuart worked in Houston, Texas and then in Washington, D.C. as an auditor with the Internal Revenue Service. In 1983 Stuart and Lisa returned to Lawrence and together they raised their three children here. Stuart retired in 2009 after a 32-year career with the IRS. He also worked from 2011 to 2017 as the administrative officer of the Douglas County Community Foundation.
Over the years Stuart volunteered with the Lawrence Community Nursery School, the Schwegler Neighborhood Association, Boy Scout Troop 59, Friends of Eutin, the Sister Cities Advisory Board and the Lawrence Traffic Safety Commission. Elected to the City Commission in 2015, he also serves as a Master Food Volunteer with the Douglas County Extension Service.