97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Appropriations - Health, Mental Health, and Social Services
Administration and Accounts
Health Care Policy
Tourism and Natural Resources
Missouri Sportsman Issue Development
Issue Development Standing Committee on Workers Freedom
Freshman Bipartisan Issue Development
Issue Development Standing Committee on Missouri Health Care
Issue Development Standing Committee on Cowboy Caucus on Agricultural Issues
Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation
Interim Committee on Education
Special Standing Committee on Student Achievement
Interim House Review Committee on the 2011 Missouri Water Patrol Division Merger
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Wood, a Republican, represents Morgan County and parts of Moniteau County and Miller County (District 58) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Wood has worked as a Telecom Administrator for Capital Region Medical Center. He taught mathematics and computer science in Versailles for 25 years and was also a Tech Coordinator.
Rep. Wood is a member of the First Christian Church of Versailles and serves on the Board of Directors for Quality Industries.
A 1979 graduate of Eldon High School, Rep. Wood has a bachelor’s degree in education with a specialization in Mathematics from University of Central Missouri.
Born April 15, 1961 in Jefferson City, Rep. Wood currently resides in Versailles with his wife, Cheryl. They have two sons, Jonathan and Patrick and five grandchildren, Joanna, Logan, Grayson, Jacqueline, and Parker.
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a high school graduation policy that allows certain agriculture or career and technical education courses to satisfy certain subject-specific graduation requirements
Requires the Department of Higher Education to develop a procedure for dual credit course tuition and fee reimbursement for students who qualify for the A+ Program
Establishes tenure rules for certificated staff hired on or after July 1, 2015
Prohibits school officials and employees from giving preference to themselves or family members for certain business transactions unless procedures are followed for public notice and competitive bidding
Establishes guidelines for statewide student assessments