Northwest Missouri farmer Dan Hegeman (R-Cosby) is a candidate for Missouri State Senate in District 12, currently held by Sen. Brad Lager (R-Savannah).

A former Missouri State Representative, Hegeman is currently the President of the Andrew County Farm Bureau. Hegeman is a lifetime farmer and is part owner of a six-generation family owned row crop and cattle farm in Andrew County.

Hegeman currently serves as a community affairs manager for Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) where he is responsible for building and maintaining business relationships with key community partners and promoting economic growth in KCP&L’s service territory.

Hegeman graduated from Savannah High School in 1981 and the University of Missouri in 1985, where he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho agriculture fraternity. He has received the Missouri Farm Bureau’s Friend of Agriculture Award and served as a Past President of the Andrew County University of Missouri Extension Council.

Dan previously served as a member of Missouri’s House of Representatives representing Atchison, Holt, Andrew, Gentry and DeKalb Counties. He also served as the Associate District Manager for Congressman Sam Graves’ St. Joseph office.

Hegeman has cultivated strong ties to the area through his community involvement including President of the Second Harvest Regional Food Bank Board of Directors and serves as a member of the board of trustees for Heartland Health. He has also served as the Treasurer for the St. Joseph Allied Arts Council. In addition, Hegeman serves on the Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation Board, Nodaway County Economic Development Board and the Maryville Industrial Development Council Board. Dan is also the former Board President of the Maryville Chamber of Commerce.

Dan Hegeman and his wife, Fran, live on a farm near Cosby and have four children: Heidi, Joshua, Hannah, Joseph. He has been a life-long member of Hope United Church of Christ in Cosby. He is also a member of the Moila Shrine Temple.

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