Earbie Bledsoe has 23 years of professional experience that include clinical care and research, law, sales and promotion, staff development, university educator, developing science education programs, as well as serving as President for a faith based non-for-profit board. He earned his Juris Doctorate at St. Louis University in St. Louis Missouri, and his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Fontbonne College in St. Louis Missouri. He actively pursues community initiatives and has worked with the Girl Scouts Service Unit 616 for 8 years. During this time Earbie has helped developed programs aimed at encouraging girls’ interest in science. In his role as President of Missouri’s P.A.K.T. community organization, Earbie oversaw budget and fundraising, met with donors and help initiate employee-training programs. He has also been responsible for staff development and education while working as a sales representative. As an educator, Earbie has used a career focus approach to class studies to better prepare students for a competitive labor market. His wife, Cathie, is a computer technology teacher and awards willing Girl Scout Volunteer, a Counsel Trainer and Event Planner. Earbie is currently a Board member at large and sits on the Board Development Committee.