Senator Jim Lembke, a Republican, was elected in 2008 to represent citizens of far south St. Louis City and south St. Louis County (the 1st Senatorial District) in the Missouri Senate after having served in the House of Representatives since 2002.  

Senator Lembke’s committee memberships include:

  • Appropriations
  • Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment
  • Governmental Accountability, Chairman
  • Joint Committee on Capital Improvements and Leases Oversight
  • Joint Committee on Government Accountability
  • Joint Committee on Tax Policy
  • Senate Interim Committee on Urban Agriculture, Chairman
  • Senate Interim Committee on Natural Disaster Recovery
       - Sub Committee on Fiscal Response

Senator Lembke also serves on the Missouri Energy Task Force.

Running several small businesses and serving a Christian academy in the past, Sen. Lembke is now a full time legislator, senior elder of Holy Trinity – Anglican Church, former board chairman of Providence Christian Academy and a member of several area chambers of commerce.
A 1979 graduate of Mehlville Senior High School, Sen. Lembke attended Meramec Community College and Covenant Theological Seminary.

Born on July 24, 1961, in Chicago, Sen. Lembke lives in St. Louis County with his wife, Donna, and their two children, Anna and Mitchell.