The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association

About the Association

Our Mission.

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association was formed in 1969 and incorporated as not-for-profit in 1974. The Association was formed to improve the quality of life of those living, working, or attending institutions within Hyde Park. The Association has always had a special focus to preserve the historical residential character of Hyde Park.

A copy of our By-Laws can be found here.

Monthly Neighborhood Meetings: The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association facilitates neighborhood meetings at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every odd-numbered month. Watch the calendar or Hyde Park Kansas City Facebook page for location announcements. If you would like to add an item to the agenda, contact the 1st Vice President.

Board Meetings: The Board meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month.

Crime Meetings: The Crime meeting is held at 7:00 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month (January-October) at Central Patrol, 1200 East Linwood Boulevard. For additional information, please contact the Committee Chair.

All meetings are open to the public.

Membership

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association membership is open to all persons over the age of 18 years who are residents of, or who operate a business or institution in, the area from 31st to 47th streets, Troost Avenue to Gillham Road (to Brush Creek Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Resident dues help cover the costs of the: Hyde Parker Newsletter, Web Site, Crime Committee Activities, Special Projects such as Banners, Entrance Markers, and Landscaping Projects

You must be a member to receive all issues of the Hyde Parker.

There are three ways to pay dues:

  • Online via a secure transaction using your Visa or Mastercard
  • Directly to any Board member, at any regular meeting
  • By mail to HPNA, P.O. 32551, Kansas City, Missouri 64171.

Click here to pay your membership dues online.

Hyde Park Association Board

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association Board is governed by a 13-member board headed by a president. Elections for Board members are held every year at the Annual Meeting of the association which is held in November.

PRESIDENT: Angie Splittgerber

Angie lives in North Hyde Park. She moved to Hyde Park in 2002. Angie has served on the Board in various capacities as NHP Rep, First Vice President, and President. She has participated on several Homes Tour Committees since arriving in Hyde Park, including as a Co-Chair, and is a founding member of the Troost Coalition. Angie’s favorite thing about Hyde Park is the sense of community spirit, including the fact that neighbors watch out for each other. She is committed to improving the neighborhood and preserving the diverse, historic character of Hyde Park. In her spare time, Angie is an attorney at Randles & Splittgerber, LLP, and enjoys volunteering at KC Pet Project.

president@hydeparkkc.org

HISTORIAN: Patrick Alley

Patrick Alley moved into the neighborhood in 1978 with his new bride Jane Alley. They have spent the better part of the last 40 years restoring their house to it 1907 configuration and charm. Pat is the joint author of two books on Kansas City: Kansas City’s Historic Hyde Park, and Kansas City’s Parks and Boulevards. If you need help researching your home contact him at historian@hydeparkkc.org

816-561-1473

historian@hydeparkkc.org

Central Hyde Park Representative: Larry Flanagan

Larry and his wife, Jenna, moved to Central Hyde Park in the fall of 2019. They were attracted to the historic nature, diversity and character of the neighborhood and have enjoyed getting more involved in the local neighborhood community. Larry works in finance at a local private equity firm and also serves as an officer in the Army National Guard.

centralrep@hydeparkkc.org

South Hyde Park Representative: LaVonne Meyer

LaVonne Meyer has been a South Hyde Park resident since relocating to Kansas City in 2015 — first as a renter, and now as a homeowner. She appreciates the central location, historic architecture, and green spaces that Hyde Park offers, but her favorite feature is being surrounded by engaged, civic-minded neighbors. LaVonne works at a local law firm as an analyst and has a side hustle in the retail space of a local brewery. She also serves on the administrative board of Trinity United Methodist Church in Central Hyde Park.
southrep@hydeparkkc.org

South Hyde Park Representative: Heidi Olson

Heidi moved to Hyde Park in the spring of 2020 and has fallen in love with the intriguing homes, old trees, and inspiring people who make up this unique neighborhood. Heidi loves all things history and wanted to be more involved with the Hyde Park community by joining the HPNA.  Heidi is a pediatric forensic nurse and enjoys being outside, coffee, reading, and long walks around Hyde Park with her sweet puppy.

southrep@hydeparkkc.org

North Hyde Park Representative: Bryan Danaher

Bryan Danaher moved to North Hyde Park with his wife Stacy Lake in 2017, and they’ve been working together to restore their 1904 shirtwaist house ever since. While living in North Hyde Park, they’ve met some of the friendliest neighbors they’ve ever had. Bryan and Stacy both love the sense of community that Hyde Park has to offer. Bryan works in Kansas City as a software engineer and occasional web designer.

northrep@hydeparkkc.org