Dawn J. Rattan

Candidate for Johnson County Community College

Paid for by Rattan for Trustee, Kelly Stromberg, Treasurer


My Why

Education changes lives.

I studied hard in school to earn a full scholarship to college to get a degree in Chemical Engineering. This changed my life and the lives of my family.  I’ve seen firsthand how a college education can positively impact lives and future generations. 
I am a mom, a business owner and I believe in giving back to my community. I consider myself an advocate and product of a meaningful education. JCCC deserves a trustee who understands the connection between education and success.

The college is a cornerstone of our community, enhancing minds since 1969. Access to college is an important issue to me. This includes, transportation, connectivity, and affordability. I’m also committed to making sure the college meets the needs of students and businesses of the future. I want to help improve career and opportunity pathways that stretch beyond JCCC doors. 

I will listen, learn and be a good steward of the college.

I am committed to excellence at JCCC


My parents had GED’s and did not graduate from high school. My father took a few classes at Donnelly College.


My mother-in-law taught at Kansas City Kansas Community College for 3 decades.


About Dawn

Dawn was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from Sumner Academy of Arts & Sciences. She received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Florida A&M University. In college,  she interned at Pfizer, Cargill and Allied Signal. After graduating from college she married Manu Rattan, her husband of almost 24 years, and began her 11 year career with Procter & Gamble. She enjoyed roles in Operations and Human Resources in both Cincinnati and Kansas City. After leaving P&G, she was a stay at home mom to her 3 children, Maya, Rishi, and Nikhil. During this time she began to work in the family business as the Human Resources and Marketing Manager. In 2015 she was able to pursue her mission to create a community of fun fitness minded people when she opened EverFit in Shawnee. 

She enjoys traveling and fitness. Dawn and her husband regularly support nonprofit causes like Braden's Hope, sacred and Sunflower House. She believes in giving back to the community.

Vice Chair, Johnson County Charter Commission

Member Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Board

Chair Sunflower House Gala

Chair sacred Gala

Chair Bradens Hope

Member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc

Member of The Links, Incorporated

Member of Jack & Jill of America

With experience in corporate America, start-ups, business ownership and support for nonprofit organizations, I have the open mind, skill set and heart to earn your vote.


Upcoming Events

  • Meet & Greet - Leawood
    Meet & Greet - Leawood
    Thu, Aug 12
    The Gent's Place
    Aug 12, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Gent's Place, 11544 Ash St, Leawood, KS 66211, USA
    Thank you to Gent's Place for hosting! Come by and say Hi! I'd love to hear your thoughts about JCCC. I would love to earn your vote.


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Dawn Rattan for JCCC Trustee

22825 W 47th St
Shawnee,  66226


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