Senator Justin Brown was elected in 2018 to represent Missouri’s 16th Senatorial District, which includes Camden, Pulaski, Phelps, Crawford and Dent counties. A native of Phelps County, Sen. Brown is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology) with a degree in history. Following college, Sen. Brown worked as a commercial loan officer, specializing in agricultural financing, while owning and operating a family farm.
Senator Brown currently farms more than 2,200 acres, primarily raising corn and soybeans. He also maintains a cow-calf operation on the family farm. Senator Brown is an active member of the Missouri Cattleman’s Association and the Dent/Phelps County Cattleman’s Association. He has served on the boards of the Missouri Beef Council, the Phelps County Farm Bureau and his local MFA Cooperative.
A leader for the Elk Prairie 4-H Club, Sen. Brown teaches livestock management and assists with calf competitions. He belongs to Masons Lodge #213 and attends Greentree Christian Church in Rolla.
Senator Brown, a resident of Rolla, is the father of three children.
Elected to the Senate: 2018
Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources
Insurance and Banking
Seniors, Families, Veterans and Military Affairs
Transportation, Infrastructure & Public Safety, Chairman
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Co-Chairman
Joint Committee on Disaster Preparedness and Awareness
Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight, Co-Chairman
Interim Committee on Medicaid Accountability and Taxpayer Protection
Linked Deposits Review Committee
Missouri Emergency Response Commission