97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Representative Sonya Anderson
Representative
Sonya Anderson
District 131
Republican

Elected:2012 
Years Served:
Hometown:Springfield
Counties:
Biography
Rep. Sonya Anderson, a Republican, represents part of Greene County, which includes part of Springfield (District 131), in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2012.

In addition to her legislative service, Rep. Anderson has over 20 years of experience in small business and management. She served as a corporate officer for Rose’s Down Home Cleaning, Inc.; as general manager for Ben Steele Properties; and as a recycling coordinator and accounts payable coordinator for Waste Management of Southwest Missouri. Rep. Anderson currently co-owns and operates Show Me Horses and Farrier Service.

Rep. Anderson is an active member of Glidewell Baptist Church. She is on the Board of Directors for Cross Roads Stock Horse Association, Missouri Equine Council and Greater Ozarks Pachyderm Club. Rep. Anderson is also on the Executive Board of Directors for the 7th District Missouri Republican Assembly. She is the founding member of the Multi State Stock Horse Invitational Championship Show

Rep. Anderson is a 1988 graduate from Willard. She attended Southwest Missouri State University.

Rep. Anderson is a 7th generation native of Greene County. She currently resides in Springfield with her husband, Jim. They have two children, Zack and Tyler.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1845 - (5712H.02C)
Changes the laws regarding consent for a minor to have an abortion
HB 2157 - (5162H.02I)
Changes the laws regarding the confiscation of animals
HB 2175 - (4385H.01I)
Specifies that an agent or employee of an animal's owner may care for and treat any of the owner's animals without a veterinary license
Co-sponsored Bills
Amendments
Past Legislation