Melody McCray-Miller 
Kansas City House Representative 

Representative Melody McCray-Miller has served the 89th House District since 2005. She represents parts of north central Wichita. She has worked as a public schoolteacher in Wichita and been a local entrepreneur for 15 years. She has served as a Wichita city commissioner and on the local school board. Within the Wichita community, Ms. McCray-Miller serves on the Executive Board of Center for Health and Wellness, the Advisory Board for Wichita Children's Home, and the Grant Chapel A.M.E. Steward Board. She is active in the Kansas Leadership Center, the Autism Task Force, the Kansas Advisory Group for Juvenile Justice, and the Coalition for Juvenile Justice Fundraising Committee National Organization. Her awards include Community Crusader, Teacher of the Year, Arthur Flemming Fellow, and Kansas Health Foundation Fellow.

As a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Ms. McCray-Miller has led the fight to better fund early childhood education across the state, reform Kansas's juvenile justice system, create more just annexation laws, and crack down on predatory lenders. She has supported legislation to expand healthcare and help small businesses grow; she is a long-time advocate for Kansas public schools. She serves on the Kansas House Committees on Taxation, Children and Families, and Elections. She is the Ranking Democratic Member on the House committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice. She attended the University of Houston and received a Bachelor of A in Psychology; she received her secondary school teaching certificate from Wichita State University.