98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Emerging Issues in Education, Chairman
Conservation and Natural Resources
Interim Committee on Missouri State High School Activities Association
Select Committee on Education
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Rep. Lyle Rowland, a Republican, represents Ozark, Douglas, and parts of Taney County (District 155) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Rowland is a beef cattle farmer. He also taught agriculture for 10 years at Forsyth High School before accepting the superintendent position at Taneyville in 1986. He retired in 2006 after 31 years in education.
Rep. Rowland has been the recipient of several awards including FFA Blue and Gold Award, Outstanding Rural Administrator (1997), Missouri K-8 School Superintendent of the Year (2005), and Outstanding Emeritus Educator (2010).
Rep. Rowland is a graduate of Forsyth High School. He earned his B.S. and M. Ed. in Ag Education from the University of Missouri in Columbia and his Specialist in Educational Administration from Missouri State University. Rep. Rowland also attended the College of the Ozarks. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, Missouri Farm Bureau and the New Beginnings Church.
Rep. Rowland currently resides in Cedarcreek with his wife, Glenda. They have two daughters, Holly and Laura.
Adds Taney County to the list of counties authorized to enact nuisance abatement ordinances
Requires the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to provide grants to organizations that provide services to deaf-blind persons
Modifies laws relating to advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice agreements
Extends the termination date for provisions relating to refills for prescription eye drops
Requires a motor vehicle operator or rider of any animal traveling on the highways of this state to stop or obey any signal or direction by a firefighter
Requires school districts to give certain students excused absences when a student living with them participates in certain programs