State Tax Commissioners
The State Tax Commission is composed of three members chosen from the two major political parties. They are appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Commissioners hold staggered terms of six years.
The current members are:
Bruce E. Davis, Chairman
Republican. Term expires January 23, 2010. First appointed to the State Tax Commission on July 1, 1990.
Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, Davis served six years as Administrative Secretary to the Commission. He also has held several positions in the Missouri Department of Revenue. Davis is a certified Government Financial Manager and Licensed Real Estate Broker.
Chairman Davis earned a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
Victor Callahan, Commissioner
Democrat. Term expires January 23, 2018. Appointed to the State Tax Commission on December 31, 2012.
Prior to the appointment, the Commissioner represented Missouri’s 11th State Senate district since 2003 and served as minority floor leader since 2008. Prior to being elected to the State Senate, Callahan served as a member of the Independence City Council and as chairman of the Jackson County Legislature. In the State Senate, Callahan served on several committees related to fiscal policy and economic growth, including: the Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government Committee, the Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee, the Joint Committee on Government Accountability, and as chairman of the Progress and Development Committee.