Meet Our Board of Education

  • The Olathe Public Schools are served by seven board members representing area positions in three districts plus one at-large position. (view district map, adopted in October 2008, in PDF format) The president for 2018-19 is Shannon Wickliffe and the vice president is Joe Beveridge. The board meets at 6 p.m. in the Education Center, 14160 S. Black Bob Road, Olathe. Upcoming meeting dates are Nov. 1, Dec. 6, Jan. 10, 2019, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4, May 2 and June 6. The end-of-year meeting will be in late June and the 2019-20 organizational meeting will be in mid-July. Both of these dates will be set later.

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Board vice president 2018-19

 Joe Beveridge

Phone: 913-461-9906

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Joe Beveridge

10023 Sunset Drive, Lenexa, KS 66220

Represents the at-large district
Term: 2015-19

Joe Beveridge and his wife, Jill, have been residents in the Olathe School District for over 10 years. They have two elementary age children attending Olathe schools and a preschooler who looks forward to joining them soon. Joe is an active member of the community and is very involved in the Olathe and Lenexa Chambers of Commerce. Joe is the owner and president of Solid Ground Environmental, LLC, an environmental consulting firm serving clients nationwide.

 LeEtta Felter

Phone: 913-397-9936

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LeEtta Felter

14220 S. Copper Creek Drive, Olathe, KS 66062

Represents district 1
Term: 2015-19

LeEtta Felter has lived in Olathe since 1994. LeEtta and her husband own several local businesses, as well as farming and ranching at their farm in Ottawa. LeEtta serves on the Kansas Children's Cabinet (governor appointee), the Kansas Schools Mental Health Advisory Council, and the Selective Service Board. The Felter family is very involved in the community. All four of their children have attended Olathe Public Schools since kindergarten. Their two daughters and oldest son graduated from Olathe high schools. Their youngest son will graduate from Olathe South High School in 2019.

 Brian Geary

Phone: 913-526-4536

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Brian Geary

12061 S. Troost St., Olathe, KS 66061

Represents district 3
Term: 2018-22

Brian Geary is vice president at Bank of Blue Valley in Olathe and active in many civic and community activities, including the Olathe Public Schools Foundation, Olathe Chamber of Commerce, Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, and coaching youth soccer and basketball. Brian and his wife, Heather, moved to Olathe in 1999. Their children, Bre and Micah, currently attend Olathe Public Schools.

 Amy Martin

Phone: 913-302-1443

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Amy Martin

12455 Rosehill, Overland Park, KS 66213

Represents district 2
Term: 2018-22

Amy Martin has been a resident of the Olathe School District since 1993 and her three daughters graduated from Olathe schools. Amy owns and operates Amy Martin Portrait, a portrait studio specializing in contemporary portraits of children and families. Amy is a Kansas Association of School Boards' past-president and she is also involved in many local organizations.

 Brent McCune

Phone: (913) 238-8000

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Brent McCune

10890 S. Hastings St., Olathe KS 66061

Represents district 3
Term: 2018-22

Brent McCune is a native of Kansas and a resident of Olathe for the past 25 years. He is owner/president of COBLE MCCUNE Wealth Management, Inc. with more than 30 years of investment management experience. He is actively engaged in many community and regional organizations. Currently, Brent is serving his second term on the Olathe Public Schools Board of Education (president 2017-18 and vice-president 2015-16), ex-officio board member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, and chairman of the Olathe Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board. Past leadership roles include chairman of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of the Johnson County Public Policy Council. He and his wife, Jenny, have two daughters, Jessica and Katie, and four grandchildren.

 Rick Schier

Phone: (913) 530-3644

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Rick Schier

12459 Rosehill, Overland Park, KS 66213

Represents district 2
Term: 2015-19

Rick Schier has been a resident of Johnson County for 20 years and has lived in the Olathe School District for 16 years. Rick has served as an ex-officio member of the Olathe Public Schools Foundation, graduated from the 2010 Leadership Olathe, and participated with PTA and site council in the school district. Within the community, Rick served as committee chair for the Boy Scouts of America, chairman for the CommunityAmerica Foundation, and coached for a variety of recreational and competitive soccer, softball and baseball teams. Rick and his wife, Tina, have three children, one of whom graduated from Olathe East High School, and two who attend Olathe schools. Rick is the chief sales officer for CommunityAmerica Credit Union.

Board president 2018-19

 Shannon Wickliffe

Phone: 913-269-4102

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Shannon Wickliffe

18923 W. 166th Street, Olathe, KS 66062

Represents district 1
Term: 2015-19

Shannon Wickliffe and his wife, Stefanie, are both graduates of Olathe East High School and have lived in Olathe since 2004. They have one daughter in Olathe schools and one who graduated from Olathe South High School in 2014. Shannon is the chief development officer at KidsTLC and serves on the Olathe Medical Center Board.

Board of Education Districts

    • District 1 is all of the area south of 143rd Street, also including the area between Ridgeview and Pflumm roads north to 135th Street, and also including the area between Cedar Niles Road and Montclaire Drive north to Santa Fe (135th) Street, and excluding an area bordered by Montclaire Drive on the east, Chambery Drive on the west, Cedar Street on the south and Santa Fe Street on the north.
    • District 2 is the area east of Ridgeview Road and north of 135th (Santa Fe) Street, also including the area east of Pflumm Road and south of 135th Street.
    • District 3 is all of the area west of Ridgeview Road and north of Santa Fe (135th) Street, and also including the area between Ridgeview and Montclaire Drive south of 143rd Street, and also including an area bordered by Montclaire Drive on the east, Chambery Drive on the west, Cedar Street on the south, and Santa Fe Street on the north.