Melanie Arroyo: Ward 3

Mailing address:
17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66219

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Melanie ArroyoMelanie Arroyo was elected to serve as a Ward 3 council member in November 2021, making her the first Latina to join the Lenexa City Council.

Melanie is a graduate of Shawnee Mission Schools and graduated from the University of Saint Mary in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in studio art and psychology. She continued her education at Emporia State University where she graduated with a master’s degree in clinical counseling and a master’s degree in art therapy.

Currently, Melanie works as a clinical counselor and art therapist, and is the owner of her private practice. She has experience working with children and adults from a range of cultural backgrounds, disabilities and diverse identities.

As a mental health professional trained in trauma-informed care and cultural humility, Melanie brings a unique perspective and listening ear to City Council and to the residents of Ward 3.