Shawnee Mission taps district veteran Paula Bunde to be new school health services chief

Paula Bunde SMSD

Paula Bunde will be Shawnee Mission's health services coordinator beginning July 1 — after 18 years in the district as a nurse and then as part of the COVID-19 team. Photo credit Juliana Garcia.

The Shawnee Mission School District is welcoming a new health services coordinator, who will be in place in time on July 1, in time for the 2022-23 school year.

Who it is: Paula Bunde has been with Shawnee Mission for 18 years, first as a school nurse at Merriam Elementary (now Merriam Park Elementary) for 10 years.