Donna Peyton

2nd District At-Large Legislator


Donna Peyton is passionate about building opportunities and serving others. A single mother, raised by a single mother, she has a unique voice and brings a different perspective. She understands that good government starts with openness and accountability. Donna is committed to representing the residents of Jackson County with those key attributes being foundational to her leadership. 

Family & Education

Donna is very proud of her daughter, son and their spouses. Her two grandsons and great grandson bring her immense joy. A proud graduate of Central High School (KCMO) Donna now holds a degree in Biblical Studies and is currently working on a master’s degree in Divinity.


Donna a retired Postal Worker and also a retired employee of the Hickman Mills C-1 School District. She has a strong belief that we should serve our community. It has been her honor, for the past eight years to serve as the local Community Outreach Director for the KC Convoy of Hope Annual event. She also serves the community through her church, Macedonia Baptist Church in Kansas City MO. 


Donna was elected to serve the residents of Raytown C-2 School District in 2021.


2024 Committee Assignments

  • Anti-Crime (Chairman)
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Finance & Audit
  • Housing & Homelessness (Chairman)
  • Inter-Governmental Affairs
  • Land Use
  • Public Works