Rep. Doug Ervin, a Republican, represents part of Clay County (District 35), which includes: Kearney, Smithville, Holt, Mosby, Pleasant Valley, Missouri City, and a portion of Kansas City in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to the House in November 2002.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Ervin is the owner of a wildlife damage management business in Kearney, and previously a senior engineering manager for Cerner Corporation.
Rep. Ervin is a member of Kearney First Baptist Church, where he serves as deacon. He also serves on the Nehemiah Center board of directors. He is a member of the Kearney Chamber of Commerce, Smithville Chamber of Commerce, and Missouri Farm Bureau.
A 1985 graduate of Kearney High School, Rep. Ervin received dual degrees in mathematics and business administration from William Jewell College in 1988.
Born November 7, 1966, Rep. Ervin resides in rural Clay County near Kearney with his wife, Traci. Together they are raising three children: Kayla, Kristen and Kasey.