Melissa Cheatham

Melissa Cheatham

Overland Park City Council, Ward 2, KS

Melissa is a mom, community advocate, and policymaker with experience solving problems at the federal, local, and neighborhood levels. Melissa loves living in Overland Park, a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. Melissa’s top priorities are to keep the city working well; to build a city that is welcoming, forward-thinking, and innovative; and to improve community engagement. As the primary author of the region’s Climate Action Playbook, a member of the city’s Environmental Advisory Council, and former Professional Staff for the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Melissa will also work hard to incorporate sustainability in city decisions.