Lievsay earned his associate degree at Metropolitan Community College, went on to complete his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Columbia College, and has been accepted to the Master of Business Administration program, which he is in the process of completing. All of this has given him the opportunity to know how important it is to give back to the community.
Lievsay has made public safety in Blue Springs a priority over the course of his public service within the city, including serving as Chairman of the Blue Springs Public Safety Citizens Advisory Board, which plays a vital role in identifying and advocating public safety needs. Not only is he a graduate of the Citizens Police Academy, but also operates as President of the Blue Springs Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, as well as participates in the police department’s Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) program.
He has focused on businesses and development in Blue Springs through his participation in the Sign Code Task Force, and his commitment to continued growth and progress in Blue Springs, which he believes depends on quality development to bring in the necessary revenue. In addition, Lievsay serves as a Local Board Member for the Selective Service System, participated in a Prevention Agency Review Team for Jackson County COMBAT, is an active member and serves on the board of the Blue Springs Historical Society as their Parliamentarian, and along with his wife Grace has been a longtime active member of Cornerstone Church in Blue Springs.
Elected to serve on the City Council for District 2 in 2010, Lievsay has committed to focus on successful development in the Woods Chapel corridor, encouraging a vibrant downtown through revitalization and quality development, and ensuring public safety has the tools and resources they need to do their jobs effectively.