Jan Faidley’s connection to Roeland Park began in childhood spending time with her grandparents in their home near Roesland Elementary. She and her husband, Jim have lived in Roeland Park since 1998.
A musician by training, Jan is an educator and small business owner, teaching private music lessons at Musician’s Studio in Overland Park. She has dedicated over 20 years to serving on not-for-profit boards where she has worked on marketing, fundraising, grant-writing, board development and programming in the arts sector.
Jan holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS and a Master of Music degree in performance from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She also spent nearly a decade studying and teaching in Bordeaux, France.
Jan was elected in a special election in February 2019 to serve out the term of Becky Fast.