Steven Rhoden

Term Expires 2025

Steven L. Rhoden proudly represents his Ward and Community in Wagoner Oklahoma.  Steven has been lauded in his career as an individual with a solution-oriented approach.  He has been active in his life and community in education, equality and historical areas of community life.  Steven received support staff of the year at Cooper Elementary in 2017.  The death of one of his students due to child abuse propelled his already existing desire to enhance the equality and quality of life and education for the current and future generations of Oklahoman's.

Steven earned his bachelor’s degree in Human Development from St. Gregory's University and attended Phillips University of Theology briefly before joining Tulsa Public Schools as a calling to teaching in the urban setting.  He is a graduate of Wagoner High School and attends the Methodist Church regularly.  His parents, Harvis and Jane Rhoden, have been longtime residents of Wagoner.

During his free time, Steven spends time with his 98-year-old grandfather and family documenting Oklahoma history.  He loves trying new restaurants, reading, writing and life.

Roger Schilling

Term Expires 2023

Roger Schilling moved to the City of Wagoner in 1997 after finishing college at Northeastern State University. While at NSU, Schilling earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s of Education degree. The year prior, Schilling married his wife Stacie, with whom he has two daughters, Morgan and Chloe. Schilling attended the EMT program at Cherokee Nation while attending his Master's program. He began working at Wagoner EMS and joined the Wagoner Fire Department in 1997.

Schilling completed the Rogers State University Paramedic Program in 2000 and was a flight medic for AirEvac Lifeteam. He then went to work at Oklahoma State Department of Health in 2007, working in the EMS and Emergency Preparedness Response Divisions. Schilling joined Arkansas Verdigris Valley Health Centers in Porter and Muskogee as Chief Compliance Officer in 2016 and retired from the Wagoner Fire Department in 2017.

Schilling has been representing Ward 4 on the Wagoner City Council since July 2017 and believes being on the city council is a way for him to continue his civic duties. The opportunity to be on the city council has been a great way for Schilling to continue to serve the citizens of Wagoner and the employees of the City and WPWA and it is his hope that he can continue to contribute to the growth of our great city and be an asset to the council.