Council Member Logan Heley was elected to the City Council in November 2017.
He represents Ward 1. Ward 1 encompasses all of Overland Park north of 87th Street as well as the Round Hill neighborhood.
Council Member Heley has lived in Ward 1 since 1994 and three generations of his family have called Overland Park home. Heley cares about our neighborhoods and he is active in our community. Sustainability being important to the future of our city’s quality of life, Heley is involved with the Overland Park Environmental Advisory Council and has served on the city’s Advisory Council on Parks + Recreation. He is also the Council representative of the Legacy of Greenery Committee.
Heley also serves on the advisory board of Climate Action KC and the board of the Metropolitan Energy Center. He previously served on the Shawnee Mission UU Church Board of Trustees and the Alumni Network Advisory Board for the Youth Volunteer Corps. Heley is a Johnson County Citizens Academy graduate.
Professionally, Heley works as the community engagement manager for Harvesters—The Community Food Network. At Harvesters, he engages people with Harvesters’ mission by giving their time, food, money, and voice to help feed the 360,000+ people in our region who don’t know when or where their next meal will be. He serves as Harvesters’ liaison to the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce. Previously, Heley was the press intern at the White House and worked in constituent services as a Congressional intern. To help pay for his education, he worked as a package handler for UPS and was a member of the Teamsters union.
A graduate of Shawnee Mission schools, Heley graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with dual degrees in Broadcast Journalism and History. He is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas.