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 2015-16 is Rick Schier and the vice president is Brent McCune. The board meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month in the Education Center, 14160 Black Bob Road, Olathe. Upcoming meeting dates are Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2 and July 14, 2016.

 

Joe Beveridge

Joe Beveridge

10023 Sunset Drive, Lenexa, KS 66220
Phone: 913-839-0260
Email Address: joebev@gmail.com
Represents the at-large district
Term: 2015-19

Joe Beveridge and his wife, Jill, have been residents in the Olathe School District for 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

LeEtta Felter

14220 S. Copper Creek Drive, Olathe, KS 66062
Home Phone: 913-397-9936
Email Address: LeFelter@yahoo.com
Represents district 1
Term: 2015-19

LeEtta Felter has lived in Olathe since 1994. LeEtta and her husband own several local businesses. Raising cattle, growing corn, soy beans and wheat on their farm south of Olathe has blossomed from a side hobby into a full-blown passion for this farming family. The Felter family is very involved in the community. All three of their children have attended Olathe Public Schools since kindergarten. Two daughters graduated from Olathe high schools (Olathe East in 2013 and Olathe South in 2015). Their son is a freshman at Olathe South High School.

   
Amy Martin

Amy Martin

12455 Rosehill, Overland Park, KS 66213
Home Phone: 913-302-1443
E-mail Address: amymartinathome@me.com
Represents district 2
Term: 2013-17

Amy Martin and husband, Derek, have been residents of the Olathe School District since 1993. All three of their daughters graduated from Olathe schools. Amy owns and operates Amy Martin Portrait, a portrait studio specializing in contemporary portraits of children and families. Amy will be the Kansas Association of School Boards' president-elect for the 2015-16 fiscal year and she is also involved in many local organizations.

   
Brent McCune
 

Brent McCune, vice president for 2015-16

10890 S. Hastings St., Olathe KS 66061
Home Phone: 913-238-8000
E-mail Address: bamccu@gmail.com
Represents district 3
Term: 2013-17

Brent McCune is a native of Kansas and a resident of Olathe for the past 20 years. He and his wife, Jenny, have two daughters, Jessica and Katie, both graduates of Olathe schools. Brent is owner/president of COBLE MCCUNE Wealth Management, Inc. and has more than 30 years of investment management experience. He is actively engaged in many community and regional organizations.

   
Mike Poland

Mike Poland

301 S. Stevenson, Olathe, KS 66061
Home Phone: 913-782-3407
E-mail Address: mjpoland@johnsonpoland.com
Represents district 3
Term: 2013-17

Mike Poland is employed by Reintjes & Hiter, a manufacturer's representative business, specializing in products for commercial heating and air conditioning systems, and is active in many community activities. He and his wife, Joyce, have been life-long residents of Olathe since 1950. Their four sons are graduates of Olathe North High School.

   
Rick Schier

Rick Schier, president for 2015-16

12459 Rosehill, Overland Park, KS 66213
Home Phone: 913-530-3644
Email Address: rickschier@everestkc.net
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.

   
Shannon Wickliffe

Shannon Wickliffe

17586 W. 160th Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913-269-4102
Email Address: shannon1wickliffe@gmail.com
Represents district 1
Term: 2015-19

Shannon Wickliffe and his wife, Stephanie, 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 works for First National Bank as director of corporate treasury services. He is involved in many organizations including the Olathe Public Schools Foundation and the Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation.

 

  • 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.
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