Rep. Maynard Wallace, a Republican, represents Ozark County and parts of Howell, Stone and Taney counties (District 143) in the Missouri House of Representatives.† He was elected to the House in November 2002.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Wallace is a farmer.† Previously, he served as superintendent fo schools in Forsyth (1979-94) and Ava (1994-99).† He also worked as a principal in Butler (1973-79) and as a teacher and coach in Sparta and Butler (1966-73).
Rep. Wallace is active in community and education organizations, and has worked extensively with Little League baseball and softball programs.† He is the past president of the Forsyth Chamber of Commerce, past president of SWMO Administrators Association, past president of the Bradleyville Alumni Association, a lifetime member of the Missouri State Teachers Association, and a lifetime member of Missouri Association of School Administrators.
A 1961 Bradleyville, Mo. High School graduate, Rep. Wallace received his associateís degree in science from College of the Ozarks in 1963, a bachelor of science in education from Southwest Missouri State University in 1966, and a masterís in education in 1972 and education specialist in 1975, both from Central Missouri State University.
Born April 21, 1943, in Pondfork, Mo., Rep. Wallace lives in Thornfield with his wife, Linda.† They have three children:† Michelle, Michael and Nicole.