Advisory Committee Announces List of Applicants
for Prosecuting Attorney Appointment

April 19, 2011 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – James Nunnelly, Chairman of the advisory nominating committee named by Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders to help appoint a new County Prosecutor, today announced the list of applicants for the position being vacated by current Prosecutor James F. Kanatzar.

List of Applicants:

● Kevin D. Harrell
● John Gromowsky
● Jean Peters-Baker
● Rachel Townsend
● Vernon E. Scoville, III
● Jason Kander
● Bryan Round
● James W. Humphrey, Jr.

The advisory committee will conduct all candidate interviews publicly. Notices will be posted in advance of these interviews on the Jackson County website at Following the interviews, the committee will forward three applicants to the County Executive who will then make the appointment, subject to disapproval by the County Legislature. 

The appointee will fulfill the term of Kanatzar who was recently named to the 16th Judicial Circuit bench by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.