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I am excited to serve as your 1st District Commissioner. My door is always open. I want to hear what services are important to you and what services we can improve upon to meet the challenges that Johnson County faces in the next years. The 1st District includes Fairway, Merriam, Mission, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Westwood, Westwood Hills and northern Overland Park and portions of Leawood.
Commissioner's areas of focus
1st district and county projects
- First term expires 2023
- First term, 2019 to present
Board/committee assignments as county commissioner
- Mental Health Advisory Board
- Housing & Community Development Advisory Committee
- Solid Waste Management Committee
- MARC - Air Quality
Commissioner Fast has served the community on various other boards
- Mid-America Regional Council Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Committee
- Mid-America Regional Council First Tier Suburbs Coalition
- National League of Cities Community and Economic Development Committee
About the Commissioner
Becky Fast has a long history of public service and commitment to the county. She served two terms on the Roeland Park City Council and was elected unanimously to serve as council president. She is a graduate of the Johnson County Citizens Academy and the Northeast Johnson County Chamber leadership training program. She has participated in the Shawnee Mission School District MVP program, volunteering in her neighborhood schools.
Other experience includes directing public policy research at the University of Kansas, working closely with the Kansas legislature. She also served as the director of constituent services for former Congressman Dennis Moore. In that role, she helped cities in northeast Johnson County access federal funds to improve storm water management and the Turkey Creek Streamway conservation and trail corridor. Commissioner Fast has a master’s degree in public administration and social work from the University of Kansas.