Who is Bill Meyer?
Bill earned his M.H.A. degree from George Washington University in 1971 and over his career served on hospital and hospital system executive staffs in Virginia, Maryland, Kansas, Iowa, Maine and Washington, D.C. In the mid 1980’s, he served as President of Mercy Hospitals of Kansas, based in Fort Scott. He is a Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Upon returning to Fort Scott in 2000, Bill served as Registrar of Fort Scott Community College until retiring in 2007. During that same period, his wife, Elizabeth Meyer, served as Director of the Nursing Program at the College. Bill is a member and past-President of the Rotary Club of Fort Scott, a member of the Bourbon County Arts Council, the Historic Preservation Association of Bourbon County, and a volunteer in the Kansas Guardianship Program. He served on a committee which successfully promoted voter support of the bond issue to renovate and update U-234 high, middle and elementary schools. In January of this year, Bill was chosen to serve as a Trustee on the Board of Fort Scott Community College. The position had been held by his wife who died suddenly in November, 2019. Bill and Liz celebrated 50 years of marriage shortly before her death. Bill has three daughters, Kay Meyer, Beth Paulson and Sarah Ettore who live, respectively, in California, Ohio and Massachusetts, and seven grandchildren.
Bill is currently a candidate for The Kansas House of Representatives, District 4.
- Strong Advocate for Medicaid Expansion
- Protect Funding for K-12, Community and Technical Colleges
- Expansion of Broadband Internet Connectivity
- Promoting Economic Growth
- Believes strong communities are open, welcoming and accepting of all people.