Former Sen. Wayne Goode of St. Louis was appointed to the University of Missouri Board of Curators in 2009 by Gov. Jay Nixon.
He served as chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Curators, the governing body of the University of Missouri System, in 2013.
Goode received a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Doctorate of Laws Honoris Causa degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Goode was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 1962 and the Missouri Senate in 1984. He represented the 13th Senatorial District in St. Louis County until his retirement in January 2005. From 1995 to 2000, he served as vice chair and then chair of the Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee. Goode also served on a number of committees during his tenure in the Missouri Senate.
He is a member of numerous boards and serves as chair of the Second State Capitol Commission. He also serves on the board of the Missouri Historical Society, and is treasurer of the L-A-D Foundation and the Ozark Natural Resources Foundation.