District Governor



Stephanie Meyer has nearly twenty years of experience in the public and non-profit sectors in a variety of elected, appointed, and volunteer roles. She most recently completed more than six years of service as a Shawnee City Council member, including three as Council President. Prior to that role, she served on the city’s Planning Commission. 
Stephanie is a fourth generation Kansan and a native of Wichita. She attended Kansas State University, where she earned a dual bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations. She later received her master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kansas. Her professional background includes communications, governmental affairs, and business development work.
Stephanie’s community involvement includes serving as a Past President of the Shawnee Rotary Club and Assistant District Governor, Past Chair of the Johnson County Theatre in the Park Advisory Council, Past Board Member for Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, Director Emeritus for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Excellence in Public Service Series, Volunteer “Big” with Big Brothers Big Sisters; and she recently became a living kidney donor. Following that experience, Stephanie joined the National Kidney Foundation’s regional advisory board to help advocate for organ donation, and in March 2022, successfully summited Mount Kilimanjaro with 21 fellow living kidney donors to increase awareness.  In 2018, she was honored to receive the Gene Amos Service Above Self Award in recognition of her contributions. 
She is an alum of the Centurions Leadership Program (2019), Leadership Kansas (2014) and Shawnee Tomorrow (2013), a member of the American Enterprise Institute’s National Leadership Network, and a delegate to the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) trips to Tunisia and Morocco (2014) and Timor-Leste (2019).  She also previously served as the Vice Chair of the National League of Cities First Tier Suburbs Council and was a member of the NLC Young Municipal Leaders Steering Committee and Community and Economic Development Advocacy Committee. 
Stephanie and her husband Bryan, a patent and intellectual property attorney, have lived in Shawnee since 2007 (with their rescue mutt Charlie) and are members of the First United Methodist Church of the Resurrection.