Marsha Palmer-Thelwell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of experience in mental health, social services, adoption and early childhood education. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Oklahoma, where she originally hails from. Currently she is the Program Manager for ReDiscover's School & Community Services. She supervises therapists, case managers and substance abuse prevention specialists that provide services to students in the Lee’s Summit School District as well as four other districts & Hilltop Residential Treatment Center.
Marsha has extensive experience working with a wide spectrum of children, adults and families in a variety of settings. She has developed and implemented programs locally and also during the time she lived in California. She has served on several community-based committees, advisory councils and boards throughout the Kansas City area.
Marsha and her husband, Dwight Thelwell have been Lee’s Summit residents since 2001.