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Kathy Steinhoff

District 45

Representative Kathy Steinhoff, a Democrat, represents part of Boone County (District 45) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2022.

Prior to serving in the legislature, Steinhoff taught math in Columbia Public Schools for 34 years. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and in 2011 was named the NEA National Teacher of the Year.

Steinhoff was extensively involved with her local teacher’s union, where she served in many capacities, including as president from 2015 to 2021. She also served for nine years on the negotiations team. She is a member of Moms Demand Action.

A graduate of Truman High School, Steinhoff obtained a bachelor’s degree in Math Education, and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Missouri.

Born in St. Louis, Steinhoff now resides in Columbia with her husband and daughter. She is a longtime member of Our Lady of Lourdes parish.

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MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue


Jefferson City, MO 65101


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Boone County

State Representative


  • Budget

  • Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education

  • Elementary and Secondary Education

  • Pensions

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