Chairman DaRon McGee has dedicated his career to public service as an advocate for Missouri families. Since being elected to serve in the Missouri House of Representatives and the Jackson County Legislature, he has worked to expand economic opportunity, community wellness, and public safety across the state, championing numerous initiatives to generate job growth, reduce health disparities, and end gun violence.
Legislator DaRon McGee is the current Chairman of the Jackson County Legislature. Legislator McGee formerly served as President of the Hickman Mills C-1 School District school board. Mr. McGee currently works as the Director of Community Relations at a Health Center in Kansas City. Mr. McGee was elected to two terms in the Missouri House of Representatives, representing South Kansas City. Mr. McGee was also elected to House Leadership as Assistant Democratic Leader after one term. He was a member of the House Committee on Budget and served as the Ranking Democratic Member on the House Education Appropriations Committee. Prior to being elected, Mr. McGee worked for Jackson County Government for five years as the Program Administrator for the Jackson County-COMBAT program. While in college, Mr. McGee also worked on Capitol Hill as a Congressional Fellow.
Legislator McGee is a proud graduate of Grandview High School. Legislator McGee received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri- Kansas City. Mr. McGee also holds a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from The Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Legislator McGee has a second graduate degree where he holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Emporia State University.
Legislator McGee is a member of the Board of Directors of the Whole Person, NAACP and the Community Assistance Council. Mr. McGee is a member of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church.
2023 Committee Assignments
- 2023 Chairman of the Legislature