91st General Assembly

Rep. Luann Ridgeway, a Republican, represents part of Clay County (District 35) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Ridgeway is a lawyer.

She currently serves or has served as a member of the following organizations: Missouri Bar Association; Clay County Bar Association; Smithville Chamber of Commerce (past treasurer); Kiwanis of Smithville (past president); Multiple Sclerosis Association Super Cities Walk-A-Thon Organization Committee; Ducks Unlimited; National Rifle Association; Federated Republican Women; William Jewell College Student Mentor Program; Home Health Care board, Spelman Hospital; Spelman Hospital Institutional Review Board; Mt. Zion Baptist Church (pianist); and Rotary.

Prior to receiving a bachelor of arts degree in history and political science from William Woods College in 1978, Rep. Ridgeway attended American University in Washington, D.C., for one semester while she served as a legislative aide. She then attended Oxford University, Oxford, England, and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School with a juris doctorate in 1981.

Rep. Ridgeway currently resides in rural Clay County near Smithville with her husband, Dr. Richard Ridgeway.