Eric Burlison and his wife, Angie, live in Battlefield with their two daughters Reese and Aubrey. The Burlison’s believe that the core of any community is the family, and the core of the family is God. Eric and Angie know that a stable family is as vital to a child’s health as clothing and food, which is why they volunteer and contribute to charities and ministries that serve families and children. Eric and Angie are active members at Destiny Church in Republic, MO.
A 6th-generation Missourian, Eric Burlison is passionate about the Ozarks — its past and its future — and is committed to strengthening our communities and neighborhoods. Eric has helped found several local men’s ministries, was named in the Springfield Business Journal’s 40 under 40, and was recognized as Big Brother of the Year by Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Ozarks for his dedication to his Little Brother. Eric formerly served on the board of D.R.E.A.M. and the Harmony House for battered and abused women.
While serving as the State Representative for the 133rd House district, Eric championed family values and conservative principles, and emerged as a leading voice in defense of the constitutional rights of all Missourians. In the State House, Eric was recognized as the Missouri Republican Assembly Legislator of the Year, received a 100% Conservative Ranking from the American Conservatives Union, and was named the Business Advocate of the Year by the Springfield Business Journal.
A 1995 graduate of Parkview High School in Springfield, Eric received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and a Master of Business Administration from Missouri State University. Eric is employed by Cerner, an international healthcare technology company, as a Process Architect. Eric is an active outdoorsman and enjoys hunting and fishing in the Ozarks in his free time.