David Lindstrom was appointed to the Kansas Turnpike Authority board by Gov. Sam Brownback in May 2013 and was elected Chairman of the Authority in March 2016. Mr. Lindstrom is a Kansas City-area businessman and former Johnson County Commissioner and Kansas City Chiefs defensive end. He serves with numerous organizations in the Kansas City area and throughout the state, a few which include the Kansas Leadership Center, Kansas Foundation for Excellence in Education, Shawnee Mission Medical Center Foundation, the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and is a Johnson County Community College Trustee. He and his wife Mary have two daughters.