Senator Schaaf resides in St. Joseph with his wife, Deborah, and their two children: Robert and Renee.
MD, Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1983
BS, Mathematics, Missouri Western State University, 1979, Grade Point Average of 3.8.
Senator Schaaf has been a family physician in northwest Missouri since 1985.
Commission on the Special Health, Psychological and Social Needs of Minority Older Individuals
Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Health
Missouri Arts Council Trust Fund Board of Trustees
Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan – Board of Trustees
Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council
Missouri Task Force on Prematurity and Infant Mortality
MO HealthNet Oversight Committee
Suicide Prevention Advisory Committee
Missouri Electronic Prior Authorization Committee
Chairman of the Board of the Missouri Doctors Mutual Insurance Company (MoDocs), which he helped form in 2004 to provide medical liability insurance to Missouri doctors.
Sen. Schaaf is a member of the St. Joseph Area Chambers of Commerce; past president of the Buchanan County Medical Society; the Missouri Pilots Association; councilor of the Missouri State Medical Association; and a board member of the Missouri State Medical Foundation.
Sworn in to office on Jan. 5, 2011 to serve the 34th Senatorial District, Sen. Rob Schaaf, a Republican, represents Buchanan and Platte counties in northwest Missouri. Before being elected to the Senate, Sen. Schaaf represented Andrew and northwest Buchanan County (District 28) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to the House in November 2002 and served for four two-year terms.
General Laws, Vice-Chairman
Judiciary & Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Veterans' Affairs and Health, Vice-Chairman
Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform