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Regional Homeland Security Oversight Committee

Members of RHSOC Region-D

Region D Chair

David Pennington

Fire Chief/Springfield Fire Department

Emergency Management

Industry/LEPC

Charla Geller | Principal

EMD/Newton County

Austin Arnold | Alt 1
Disaster Program Specialist/American Red Cross

Brent Watkins | Principal 
Fire Chief & EMD/Bolivar

Shea Lane | Alt 2
Safety and Security Manage/Silver Dollar City

Police

Utilities

Eric Schmitt | Principal
Police Chief/Branson Police Department


William Davis | Alt 1
Captain/Joplin Police Department


Chris Snipes | Alt 2
Sergeant/Springfield Police Department

Billy Hunt | Principal

Safety Coordinator/Southwest Electric Cooperative

Tom Koch | Alt 1
Manager - Physical Security/​​​Springfield City Utilities

Cassie Cunningham | Alt 2

VP & Chief Growth Officer/White River Valley Electric Cooperative

Fire 

EMS

Jim Furgerson | Principal

Asst Chief/Western Taney Co Fire

Ted Martin | Alt 1

Fire Chief/Branson FD

Lynn Hollandworth | Alt 2
Fire Chief/ Republic FD

Valerie Wilson | Principal 
Reg Manager/Cox Health EMS

Jason Smith | Alt 1
EMS Chief/METS Ambulance

David Compton | Alt 2
Board Dir/Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District​​​

Sheriff

911

Randy Foster | Principal 
Corporal/Greene County Sheriff


Matt Stoller | Alt 2
Systems Administrator/Jasper County

Michael Lawton | Principal 
Deputy Director/Christian County 911

Amanda Tudor | Alt 1
Communications Manager/Taney County Ambulance District

Steve Williams | Alt 2
Systems & Radio Manager/Jasper County Emergency Services

County Health 

Volunteer Groups

Jessica Wagne | Principal
Emergency Planner/Barry Co


Scott Allen | Alt 1
Emergency Planner/Webster Co


Jil Elliott | Alt 2
 

John Wall | Principal

Volunteer/Greene and Christian County CERT​​​

Jenny Solomon | Alt 1
Disaster Program Manager/Red Cross

Stephen Roberson | Alt 2
Program Director/Salvation Army

HS RRS

Schools

Chris Berndt | Principal

EMD/Taney Co
 

Eric Latimer | Alt 1
Division Chief/Springfield Fire

David Hall | Principal
Director of University Safety/Missouri State University

Steve Verheyen | Alt 1
Director of Operations/Reeds Spring School District​​​

Jason Perkins | Alt 2

Executive Director of Operations/Republic School District

City/County Public Works

Agriculture

​David Brock | Principal 
Public Works Director/Cassville


Ron Bailey | Alt 1
Superintendent of General Services/Springfield

Mark Sconce | Principal

Farmer​​​

Jay Chism | Alt 1
Director/Southwest Research Center

Mayor/City Administration

Hospitals

Gregg Sweeten | Principal

Mayor/Pineville


Jon Holmes | Alt 1
City Manager/Aurora

Dennis Martin | Principal 
Reg Dir for Env Safety & Emg Mgmt/Mercy Hospital

Hannah James | Alt 1
Emergency Manager Compliance Coordinator/Cox Health

Jason Henry | Alt 2
Emergency Management Officer/Cox Health

County Commission 

Cybersecurity

​Hank Smythe | Principal
Commissioner/Stone Co

Tim Selvey | Alt 1
Commission/Lawrence Co
 

Shannon McMurtrey | Principal 
Assistant Professor/Drury University

Neil Slagle | Alt 1
Director of Information Systems/Springfield

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