Randa Rawlins ('79)
Randa Rawlins serves as general counsel and corporate secretary at Shelter Insurance Companies in Columbia, Mo. In 1979, Rawlins, a Pershing scholar, received a bachelor of arts from Truman where she was involved in Student Senate and Alpha Sigma Alpha. She earned a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, and in 2003, the Law School presented her with the Citation of Merit, its most prestigious alumni award.
A former chair of the Truman State University Board of Governors, Rawlins served on the Steering Committee for the University's "Bright Minds Bright Futures" Campaign. She is a member of University's John R. Kirk Society and the President's Circle, and in 2007, she was honored as Truman's Alumna of the Year.
Rawlins is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Women Lawyers Association of Mid-Missouri. She was appointed to serve as a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Civil Rules committee and is a member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She is also active in the Missouri United Methodist Church in Columbia and participates in mission work in Africa.