Lisa Rees is a Democrat running for Missouri State Representative, District 103. Lisa has a passion for serving and has a 30+ year career in social work. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1988 and her Master's Degree in Social Work from Saint Louis University in 1993. Lisa has spent her professional career serving children and youth, and adults with mental illness and chemical dependency through her work at Every Child's Hope, St. Joseph's Hospital, and the Missouri Alliance for Children and Families.
Placing people over politics is the foundation of her campaign which supports strong labor unions, expanding Medicaid in Missouri, protecting the rights of women and LGBTQ individuals, securing common-sense gun regulations, and protecting our elections. She is endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, and the National Women's Political Caucus, and has the Gun Safety Candidate distinction from MOMS Demand Action.
Lisa lives with her husband of 19 years and two of their children in O'Fallon. She is an active member of her local church, New Song-St. Louis; volunteers for several area non-profit organizations, including Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service; and participates in local political activism.