Our Staff

Shelley R. O'Brien

Shelley O’Brien
Executive Director

For the past 25 years, Shelley O’Brien has been leading successful non-profit advancement programs in the Kansas City area and nationally from Washington, D.C. This includes fundraising for public libraries, local parks and recreation, community services, and women’s organizations.

Shelley is a graduate of KU, Baker University, and just recently received her Master’s in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. An active volunteer, she served on the nominating committee of the United States Olympic Committee/Team U.S.A. and is a former board member of the Junior League of Washington D.C.

Contact information:
[email protected]
(913) 826-4720

Stephanie Neu

Stephanie Neu
Executive Assistant

Steph Neu brings a diverse background of professional and volunteer experience to the Johnson County Library Foundation. Before joining the Foundation, Steph worked at the Corinth and Cedar Roe Libraries, for Johnson County Mental Health Center as an Education and Training Consultant and held a variety of roles at marketing and promotion firms in the metro.

Her volunteer experience includes Hospice, Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center, Literacy Kansas City, Rotary Club, Ronald McDonald House and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Contact information:
[email protected]
(913) 826-4740

Teresea Simpson

Teresea Simpson
Assistant

Teresea Simpson started working for the Johnson County Library in 1995 as one of several library switchboard operators at the Central branch which was then Antioch.  As the telephone system became more automated,  she began to assist with program statistics.

Teresea brings a keen eye for detail and organization to the team.  She is committed to help the Foundation grow and expand to a successful future.

Contact information:
[email protected]
(913) 826-4421

Mailing address:
Johnson County Library Foundation
P.O. Box 2933
Shawnee Mission, KS 66201

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