Rep. Holly Rehder, a Republican, represents parts of Scott, and Mississippi counties (District 148). She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2012.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Rehder and her husband Ray started their own cable telecommunications contracting company, Integrity Communications, in 2004. In 2005, Rep. Rehder began working full-time for the Missouri Cable Telecommunications Association. She worked three years as a campaign staffer for Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson. Currently, Rep. Rehder is a member of the NFIB, Sikeston Chamber of Commerce, Charleston Chamber of Commerce, Benton Chamber of Commerce, Scott City Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Sikeston Historic Downtown Association and National Rifle Association of America. Rep. Rehder attends, and raised her family, at Life Church in Sikeston, Missouri.
Rep. Rehder is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mass Communications, Public Relations. She was also a member of the Southeast Missouri State University’s Speech and Debate team and has been recognized twice with Best Speaker award.
Born in Memphis, TN, Rep. Rehder spent her formative years in Dallas, TX, before moving to Southeast Missouri where her parents and extended family has been for over five generations. She and her husband Ray have three children, Raychel Griswell, Johnny Griswell Jr., Christian Rehder, and one grandson, Kayden Talley.