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Ryan McKenna
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Missouri Director of Labor and Industrial Relations
Incumbent
In office
December 2013 - present
Years in position 1
PartyNonpartisan
PredecessorJulie Gibson
Compensation
Base salary$120,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Missouri State Senate, District 22
2007 - 2013
Missouri House of Representatives
1999 - 2007
Education
Bachelor'sSouthwest Missouri State University, 1997
Personal
BirthdayApril 27, 1973
Place of birthBarnhart, Missouri
Websites
Office website
Ryan McKenna (b. April 27, 1973, in Barnhart, Missouri) is the current Missouri Director of Labor and Industrial Relations. He was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon in December 2013.[1] McKenna's appointment relieved Julie Gibson from her responsibilities as acting director. Gibson had filling in for former director Larry Rebman since his departure in March 2013.[2]

McKenna is a former Democratic member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 22 from 2007 to 2013. McKenna resigned in December 2013 after being appointed Director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.[3]

McKenna served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007.

Biography

McKenna attended Jefferson College in 1993, and received his B.S. in Education from Southwest Missouri State University in 1997. His professional experience includes working as Construction Marketing Representative for LECET, and Union Laborer for Fred Weber, Inc.

Political career

Missouri Director of Labor (2013-present)

McKenna has served as Missouri Director of Labor & Industrial Relations since December 2013.

Missouri State Senate (2007-2013)

McKenna represented District 22 in the Missouri State Senate from 2007 to 2013. He resigned in December 2013 after being appointed Director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.[4]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McKenna served on the following committees:

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Administration
Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources
Gubernatorial Appointments
Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government
Transportation and Infrastructure
Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McKenna served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McKenna served on the following committees:

Issues

Seersucker suit amendment

In April 2013, McKenna offered a hand-written amendment to a higher education funding bill that would have banned anyone over the age of eight from wearing seersucker suits in Missouri. "Any person living in this state aged 8 and under may wear seersucker suits at their leisure. Any person over the age of 8 living in this state may not wear seersucker suits because adults look ridiculous in seersucker suits," read the amendment, which was eventually withdrawn. McKenna admitted that "[i]t probably wasn't germane to the bill. It was all in jest anyway."[5]

Missouri House of Representatives (1999-2007)

McKenna served as a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives from 1999 until ascending to the state senate in 2007.

Elections & Appointments

2013

McKenna was appointed Director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations by Gov. Jay Nixon in December 2013.[1]

2010

See also: Missouri State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, McKenna won re-election to the Missouri State Senate, defeating Greg Zotta.

Missouri State Senate, District 22 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ryan McKenna (D) 27,380
Greg Zotta (R) 24,701

2006

On November 7, 2006, McKenna won election to the 22nd District Seat in the Missouri State Senate, defeating Bill Alter (R).[6]

Missouri State Senate, District 22 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRyan McKenna (D) 34,682 60.5%
Bill Alter (R) 22,675 39.5%

2002

On November 5, 2002, McKenna won re-election to the 102nd District Seat in the Missouri House of Representatives undefeated.[7]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 102 (2002)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ryan McKenna (D) 7,581 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McKenna is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, McKenna raised a total of $828,894 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[8]

Ryan McKenna's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $141,350
2010 Missouri State Senate, District 22 Won $195,444
2008 Missouri State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $67,422
2006 Missouri State Senate, District 22 Won $270,572
2002 Missouri State House, District 102 Won $16,397
2000 Missouri State House, District 102 Won $46,265
1998 Missouri State House, District 102 Won $91,444
Grand Total Raised $828,894
McKenna was not up for election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, McKenna raised a total of $141,350.
Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ryan McKenna's campaign in 2012
Missouri State Council of Firefighters$7,000
Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council$6,000
Anheuser-Busch$6,000
Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd$5,000
Missouri Hospital Association$4,500
Total Raised in 2012$141,350
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which McKenna was up for re-election to Senate District 22, he collected $195,444 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Laborers Local 110 $6,500
Greater Kansas City Chamber Of Commerce $5,500
Supporters Of Health Research & Treatments $5,500
Eastern Missouri Laborers District Council $5,100

2006

In 2006, a year in which McKenna was up for election to Senate District 22, he collected $270,572 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
103rd Democratic Legislative District Cmte $9,750
19th Democratic Senatorial District Cmte $5,000
Ameristar Casinos $3,800
22nd Democratic Senatorial District Cmte $3,250

2002

In 2002, a year in which McKenna was up for re-election to House District 102, he collected $16,397 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Association of Realtors $600
Missouri Credit Union Association $600
Anheuser-Busch $600
Missouri State Medical Association $600

2000

In 2000, a year in which McKenna was up for re-election to House District 102, he collected $46,265 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors in 2000 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys $1,050
Philip Morris $1,000
Missouri Bankers Association $875
Teamsters Local 600 $825

1998

In 1998, a year in which McKenna was up for election to House District 102, he collected $91,444 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors in 1998 were:

Donor Amount
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys $1,650
Anheuser-Busch $1,250
Citizens for Bill Mckenna $1,035
Jefferson County Democratic Club $800

Personal

McKenna is married to his wife, Angela.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Julie Gibson
Missouri Director of Labor and Industrial Relations
2013 - present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri State Senate District 22
2007–2013
Succeeded by
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