Having called Blue Springs home for most of his life, Chris Lievsay knows the value of our city, from his first job at Fazoli's, to his years at the Mid-Continent Public Library, and his attendance at Cornerstone Church where he met and married his wife Grace. They have two young children, Benjamin and Emily.
Lievsay earned his associate degree at the Metropolitan Community Colleges, went on to complete his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration at Columbia College, and a Master of Education from WGU-Missouri. Lievsay is an educator who works as part of the Business Faculty at Western Governors University as a Student Mentor for Graduate Business students. He also substitute teaches for the Blue Springs School District, and as adjunct faculty for Park University and Columbia College.
He has a wide range of experience and extensive involvement in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the School of Economics, Past Chairman of the Public Safety Citizens Advisory Board, Past President of the Blue Springs Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, and Second Vice-President of the Blue Springs Historical Society. He also is a graduate of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class, the CJCFPD Citizens Fire Academy, the BSPD Citizens Police Academy, and participates in the Blue Springs Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) program. Outside of Blue Springs, Lievsay is Chair of the Kansas/Missouri Bi-State Commission, a Local Board Member for the US Selective Service System, and on the Board of Directors for Columbia College Alumni Association.
Elected to serve on the City Council for District 2 in 2010, Lievsay has committed to focus on successful development in the Woods Chapel corridor, encouraging a vibrant downtown through revitalization and quality development, and ensuring public safety has the tools and resources they need to do their jobs effectively.