Bob Dixon (Missouri politician)
|Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 30th district
|Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 140th district
|Alma mater||Drury University|
Dixon was first elected to the house in 2002 and served four terms. Between 2004 and 2008 he served as Majority Caucus Chairman and chaired the House Transportation committee.
Dixon has a Master of Education degree in Human Services and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, both from Drury University. Dixon graduated high school from the Christian Schools of Springfield. He is a member of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society.
Dixon and his wife, Amanda, have three daughters: Grace, Rose, and Olivia. They currently live in Springfield, Missouri where they are regular members of a local church.
Dixon is member to the Rogersville, Springfield, and Strafford chambers of commerce, as well as the Missouri Farm Bureau, the James River Basin Partnership, the North Springfield Betterment Association, the Kiwanis Club of Springfield North, and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Dixon serves on the Board of Trustees of the History Museum for Springfield-Greene County, the board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Dogwood Trails Council, Inc. and the Board of Associates of New Covenant Academy. Dixon and his wife also serve on the Association of Evangel University Family and Friends Executive Council.
Dixon is a conservative in thought; he is centered on crime prevention and public safety, tax reform, and likes the idea of a more limited government.
"Liberty schmiberty. I've heard enough about people's liberty being taken away. I'm tried of hearing these arguments over and over again, they just don't hold any water for me."
Committee and task force service
Dixon is serving or has served on the following house committees:
- National Conference of State Legislatures
- Standing Committee on Economic Development
- Trade and Cultural Affairs
- Criminal Justice Task Force
- Internet Cyber Crime Task force