Joan Kelly Horn

Horn, Joan KellyJoan Kelly Horn works part time for the Saint Louis County Department of Human Services, as Legal Services Coordinator.

Ms. Horn served as Executive Director of the St. Louis Community Development Administration from 1999 until 2001. .

Ms. Horn is a former Congresswoman, having served in the United States House of Representatives. She was elected to represent Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District in 1990.

After serving in Congress, Horn spent three years in the Clinton Administration at the Departments of Defense and Commerce. Returning to St. Louis, Horn served as president of a youth violence prevention initiative from 1997 to 1999.

Prior to her election, Horn co-founded and was president of a research and planning firm. Horn holds bachelors' and masters' degrees in political science from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.