|Address||3822 Poplar |
Joplin, Missouri 64804, United States
|| July 04, 1947
Jan 11, 2018 12:21am
|Info||Rep. Ron Richard, a Republican, represents part of Jasper and Newton counties (District 129) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to the House in November 2002. |
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Richard is a partner in A&R Development, C&R Development Corp., and has full duties with C&N Bowl Corporation. He is the former mayor of Joplin, serving from 1994-97. He also served on the Joplin City Council from 1990-94.
Rep. Richard is a member of the following organizations: Joplin Elks Lodge; Joplin Chamber of Commerce; Missouri Chamber of Commerce; NFIB; MoBiz; Scottish Rite Bodies; Valley of Joplin; Knights of Columbus; former member, Professional Bowlers Association; board of directors, Missouri Southern State College Foundation; chairman of the board of directors, Joplin Redevelopment Corporation, Inc.; board of directors, Bowling Incorporated in Milwaukee, Wis.; Joplin Industrial and Development Authority; former board member, Joplin Building and Industrial Development Corporation; board member, Missouri Municipal League; chairman, Joplin 353 Downtown Development Corp.; and member of the Missouri Higher Education Savings Program Board.
A 1965 graduate of McAuley High School, Rep. Richard received a bachelor of arts from Missouri Southern State College in 1969 and a master of arts from Southwest Missouri State University in 1971.
Born July 4, 1947 in Parsons, Kan., Rep. Richard lives in Joplin with his wife, Patty. They have two children: Kara and Chad.