Rep. Vicky Riback Wilson's Bio
REP. VICKY RIBACK WILSON
Rep. Vicky Riback Wilson, a Democrat, represents part of Boone
County (District 25) in the Missouri House of Representatives.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Wilson is a self-employed
She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Uganda in 1969 and 1970
and has lived and worked in Indonesia in 1973 and 1974, where
she taught English and co-edited a guidebook on Indonesia. Rep.
Wilson has also taught head start, high school, college, and community
classes and has worked as a community arts administrator. For
more than 10 years, she worked for the University of Missouri
as an administrator and leadership educator throughout the state.
Rep. Wilson has held local and statewide leadership positions
in arts, school, service, business, professional, and neighborhood
organizations, including: co-chair, University Extension Diversity
Task Force; president, Missouri Association of Community Arts
Agencies; and vice-president, Rock Quarry Neighborhood Association.
She has also served on many boards and committees, including Front
Door Counseling Center, Missouri Citizens for the Arts, Chamber
of Commerce -- Leadership Columbia, Altrusa International, Missouri
Community Development Society, Association for Leadership Educators,
and University Extension Community Resource Development Association.
Her work in diversity and community development has been recognized
with state and national awards.
A 1964 graduate of University High School in Columbia, Rep. Wilson
received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University
of Pennsylvania in 1968 and a master=s
degree in higher and adult education from the University of Missouri-Columbia
Born in 1946 in Columbia, Rep. Wilson currently resides there
with her husband, Willy Wilson. They have two children: David,
22, and Hollye, 19.