Wornall Majors House Museums

Wornall/Majors House Museums Staff


Kerrie Nichols
Executive Director

Born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Kerrie grew up in Independence, MO. Kerrie holds a BS in Horticulture from Missouri State University. She is pleased to bring her horticulture experience to the Museums, which hosts a biennial Garden Tour. Kerrie has extensive experience in programming and non-profit management, most recently at the Arts and Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead and the Legacy for Parks Foundation.


Sarah Bader-King
Director of Public Programming and Events

Raised in Great Bend, KS, Sarah graduated from college at William Jewell College with a BA in Communications and English. While at Jewell, she gained an appreciation and love for the Kansas City area and its history and made the region her home. Sarah has a diverse background in non-profit management, education, and journalism, previously working at the International Relations Council, the Truman Scholarship Foundation, and the Great Bend Tribune. She also taught English in South Korea.


Lena White
Volunteer Coordinator & Site Manager – Alexander Majors House

A native of Kansas City, Lena received her BA in History from UMKC. Her interest in history has been lifelong; she is especially interested in ways historical events have shaped the present.


Caden Gird
Weekend Manager – John Wornall House

Born in Iola, Kansas, Caden moved to Kansas City when he was eight. From an early age Caden has taken great interest in American Civil War and Italian Renaisance history. Starting with WMHM in early 2011 as a volunteer Caden has greatly enjoyed being able to teach others about history. He is currently entering his senior year at Shawnee Mission East High School and plans on attending college for a degree in History.


Jordan Brown
Collections Administrator

Born and raised just down the road from the John Wornall House Museum, Jordan’s love for Kansas City and its history has been lifelong. She received her BA in sociology from UMKC, with an emphasis in cultural anthropology. Jordan’s interest in human cultures and societies and what we learn through the interpretation of objects is what drives her passion for museum work. 


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The John Wornall House

6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO. 64113


The Alexander Majors House & Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114


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