Meet the Mayor

Ron Fitzwater is a devoted family man, married to Karen and proud father of three children and grandfather to ten grandchildren.


Educationally, Ron holds an MBA in Tax Accounting from Cleveland State University and a BBA in Accounting from Kent State University. He is also a Certified Association Executive (CAE) recognized by the American Society of Association Executives.

In his civic engagement, Ron has served the City of Jefferson in various capacities, including as Mayor since 2023 and as a member of the City Council from

 2017 to 2023. Additionally, he has contributed his expertise as an Alternate on the Planning and Zoning Committee and as a member of the Transportation and Traffic Commission. 


Professionally, Ron currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Missouri Pharmacy Association, where he continues to make significant strides in advancing the pharmacy profession statewide.

Ron's commitment to public service extends beyond his professional roles. He actively participates in the Missouri Republic Party, representing Senate District 6 and chairing the Third Congressional District. Furthermore, Ron serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Council for Drug Free Youth and has held leadership positions within the Jefferson City Rotary Club, including Past President.

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With his wealth of experience and dedication to community betterment, Ron Fitzwater continues to be a driving force for positive change and economic growth in Jefferson City and beyond.

City Hall Office
Mayor Ron Fitzwater
John G Christy Municipal Building
320 E McCarty Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 634-6303 (office)

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