Jori Nelson

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Ward 1 Council Member

Jori Nelson

4802 W 69th Ter
Prairie Village, KS 66208

Phone:
(913) 522-7497

Email:
jnelson@pvkansas.com

Term:
April 2014 - April 2018

City Committees:

  • Environment/Recycle Committee

Career Information:

  • Third grade teacher in the Shawnee Mission School District
  • Previously, Public Relations and Special Events Director at the Kansas City Zoo

Civic Involvement:

  • Board Member, Prairie Village Homes Association
  • Previously, American Cancer Society - Reach to Recovery Program (Breast Cancer Program)
  • Previously, Kansas  City Spay and Neuter Clinic 

Education:

  • Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State University
  • ELL Endorsement, Kansas State University
  • Kansas Teaching Certification, Ottawa University-Kansas City
  • BA in Communications, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Other Biographical Information:

  • Grew up in Prairie Village and attended Briarwood Elementary, Meadowbrook Junior High and graduated Shawnee Mission East 1981.
  • Raised two children in Prairie Village that attended Prairie Elementary and Indian Hills Middle School.  My son graduated from Shawnee Mission East in 2011 and my daughter is currently a senior.