Term Expires April 2019
E-Mail Michelle Distler
Michelle Distler was sworn into office as Mayor in April 2015. She previously served on the City Council as a Ward IV Councilmember from April 2006 to 2015.
Michelle is a lifelong Shawnee resident. She works as a Security Analyst. She is married and has one daughter. Michelle graduated from Friends University with a Master of Human Resources Development/Organizational Development and Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management and Leadership and an Associates of Arts from Johnson County Community College. She graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School.
Michelle is involved with and volunteers for many organizations including being a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary, founding member of the Shawnee CERT team, CPAAA, Adopt-A-Highway, Special Olympics, American Diabetes Association, pet adoption, and donates 14” of hair every two years to organizations in need, and other fundraising and volunteer opportunities as time allows.