Experience

Experience We Can Trust

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Bob and Dianne Burns at Fourth of July festivities.

Married to Dianne Burns 51 years – Couple met in 7th Grade

Graduated from Affton High School in 1966

Two grown sons, David and Michael

Served on Affton School District Board of Education 1984-1996

Elected State Representative 2012 – Re-elected 2014 and 2016

Served on the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight, Property, Casualty, and Life Insurance, Select Committee on Insurance, Transportation, Veterans, and Workforce Standards and Development

Appointed by Speaker to Special Port Facilities Committee and Subcommittee on Creation and Appointments

Chairman House Democratic Labor Caucus 2 years

34 year member of International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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Bob joining the informational picket line at Schnuck’s protesting the firing of union workers at their warehouse and replacement by lower paid non-union workers.

 

Retired from Grey Eagle Distributors, Inc. after 33 years in Brewery Industry

Staff member U.S. Congressman Dick Gephardt 1995-1998

Staff member U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill 2007-2010

Appointed to St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees December 2011 to fill unexpired term

Co-Chair Lemay On The Move – Citizens group that worked to get casino at the old National lead Site in Lemay

Inducted into the Affton School District Hall of Fame in 2011

Six year Cub Scout Master Cub Pack 200 Affton

President Affton School District Fathers Club 1982-1984

Alderman City of St. George 1982-1984

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Representative Bob and his wife Dianne with the other volunteers for the Children’s Hospital.

Baseball Manager Affton Athletic Association 4 years

 

Volunteers to help with the Lunch for Kids Program through Operation Food Search, Nurses for Newborns, NCJW Back to School Store, Backstoppers, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Children’s Hospital at Christmas.

In 2017, Bob Burns was awarded a Leadership Award for his political involvement, civic involvement, and charitable efforts from the St. Louis Building and Construction Trade’s 4th Annual Leadership Awards.

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Representative Bob Burns was honored with a leadership award.