"I’m running for state representative to fight for public education and advocate for affordable healthcare, to defend our workers’ rights, and to secure funding to fix our crumbling infrastructure."
Maggie Nurrenbern is from the Northland, works in the Northland and has always been proud to call the Northland home. As a mom, a teacher, and a union member, Maggie understands well that we need legislators who will advocate for our hardworking families.
Maggie is the product of great public education in the state of Missouri. She graduated from Smithville High School, received her bachelor’s degree at Truman State University and her Master’s in Education at UMKC. After graduating college, she served with her husband Gregg in the Peace Corps in Ecuador for two years working in education and public health.
She is a Spanish teacher a North Kansas City High School, teaching students in the International Baccalaureate Programme. She previously taught at University Academy in Kansas City, MO for five years. At Northtown, she’s served as the sponsor of the Young Democrats, coached cross country and served as the building representative for the NEA (National Education Association).
Maggie and her husband Gregg have three sons, Luke, Eli and Henry. Maggie says that being a mom is her greatest job of all and her kids have given her a renewed purpose to advocate for bright futures for kids all over Missouri.
Maggie has a lot of experience with activism in the state of Missouri. She served as an intern in the Missouri Senate and understands the importance of compromise and working across the aisle.
She’s worked hard to campaign for Democratic candidates and get important initiatives on the ballot, which Missourians have overwhelming approved. She’s been an active member of Northland Progress, formerly serving on the board and various committees. Last year, Maggie coordinated voter registrations drives at 7 high schools in the Northland, which registered nearly 500 seniors to vote! In addition to her political activism, Maggie currently serves as the treasurer of the Oakwood Community Association. She and her family are parishioners at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.