100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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Special Committee on Urban Issues, Vice-Chairman
Children and Families
Elementary and Secondary Education
Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Representative Raychel Proudie, a Democrat, represents parts of North St. Louis County (District 73) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first term as a state representative in November 2018.
Proudie is a certified Classroom Teacher and School Counselor in Missouri, Illinois, and Louisiana and has extensive experience working in public schools in urban and rural areas in both traditional public and charter schools.
Proudie is known for her expertise on Pre-K 12 policy and procedures. She has earned a B.S in Elementary Education and a Doctoral Candidate (Ed.D) at Grambling State University, and an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling at Southern University and A&M College.
Proudie also is a member of several professional organizations including National Association for Developmental Education, National Academic Advising Association, National Alliance of Black School Educators, and the Missouri National Education Association.
Experience and community engagement drives Proudie’s desire to be involved in leading and implementing sound policies. In addition to her work as a legislator, she is actively involved in several community, neighborhood and township organizations. She is honored to deliver meals to seniors, organize coat and glove drives, attend local high school sporting events to cheer on the home team, and mentor students as they prepare for post-secondary life.
Proudie is the middle child of an Honorably Discharged Army Veteran (late) and a State of Missouri employee who has dedicated her life and career to mental health care. She is proudly parenting her nephew, who is a student at M.S. Berkeley High School in Ferguson, MO.
Repeals provisions allowing for license suspensions due to a person's failure to comply with support orders
Creates new provisions related to serving meals to students
Allows victims of domestic violence to be released from certain lease agreements if documentation of domestic violence is provided to the landlord
Changes the laws regarding public nuisance
Requires election authorities to make available at least one electronic voting machine per polling location for blind or visually impaired voters at an election in order to comply with federal law
Designates the School for the Deaf as the Dr. William Kerr School
Designates the School for the Blind as the Eli W. Whelan School
Specifies that limited liability companies that own real property in St. Louis County must designate a contact person with the county clerk
Designates the month of May and May 10 of each year as "Lupus Awareness Month" and "Lupus Awareness Day" in Missouri