Regional Homeland Security Oversight Committee

Members of RHSOC Region-D

Region D Chair

David Pennington

Fire Chief/Springfield Fire Department

Emergency Management

Industry/LEPC

Melissa Duckworth | Principal
Assistant EMD/Taney County

Charla Geller | Alt 1 
EMD/Newton County

Austin Arnold | Alt 2
Emergency Management Spec/Greene County

Brent Watkins | Principal 
Chair/Polk County LEPC

Paul Carter | Alt 1
Environmental Specialist/EFCO Corp

Shea Lane | Alt 2
Safety Manage/Silver Dollar City

Police

Utilities

Eric Schmitt | Principal
Asst Chief/Branson


William Davis | Alt 1
Captain/Joplin


Chris Snipes | Alt 2
Sergeant/Springfield

Cassie Cunningham | Principal 
Mgr Comm and Member Engagement/White River Valley Electric Cooperative

Billy Hunt | Alt 1
Safety Coordinator/Southwest Eletcric Cooperative

Tom Koch | Alt 2
Supervisor - Physical Security/​​​Springfield City Utilities

Fire 

EMS

Lynn Hollandworth | Principal
Fire Chief/ Republic FD


Jim Furgerson | Alt 1
Asst Chief/Western Taney Co Fire


Ted Martin | Alt 2
Fire Chief/Branson 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

Bonnie Witt-Schulte | Alt 1
Executive Director/Lawrence County Emergency Services 911

Wes Taylor | Alt 2
IT Manager/Christian County 911

County Health 

Volunteer Groups

Jessica Wagne | Principal
Emergency Planner/Barry Co


Scott Allen | Alt 1
Emergency Planner/Webster Co


Katrinka Cooksey | Alt 2
RN/Stone Co Health Dept

Julie Stolting | Principal 
Director of Emergency Services/Red Cross

Stephen Roberson | Alt 1
Program Director/Salvation Army

John Wall | Alt 2
Volunteer/Greene and Christian County CERT​​​

HS RRS

Schools

Travis Trent | Principal
Deputy Chief/Logan Rogersville FPD


Eric Latimer | Alt 1
Division Chief/Springfield Fire


Chris Berndt | Alt 2
EMD/Taney Co

Jason Perkins | Principal 
Executive Director of Operations/Republic School District

David Hall Alt 1
University Emergency Manager/Missouri State University

Steve Verheyen | Alt 2
Director of Operations/Reeds Spring School District​​​

City/County Public Works

Agriculture

​David Brock | Principal 
Public Works/Cassville


Ron Bailey | Alt 1
Supr of Streets/Springfield

Kyle Whittaker | Principal 
County Engagement Specialist/MU Extension

Jay Chism | Alt 1
Director/Southwest Research Center

Mark Sconce | Alt 2
Farmer​​​

Mayor/City Administration

Hospitals

Brad Gray | Principal
City Administrator/Willard


Jon Holmes | Alt 1
City Manager/Aurora

Gregg Sweeten | Alt 2
Mayor/Pineville

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

John Elmore | Alt 1
Cert Environ Safety-EM Lead/Cox Health

Jason Henry | Alt 2
Emergency Management Officer/Cox Health

County Commission 

Cybersecurity

​Hank Smythe | Principal
Commissioner/Stone Co

Dallas Maxwell | Alt 1

Commissioner/Dade Co

Tim Selvey | Alt 2
Commission/Lawrence Co
 

Shannon McMurtrey | Principal 
Assistant Professor/Drury University

Neil Slagle | Alt 1
IS Director/City of Springfield

Bill Dorman | Alt 2
Sec+, C|EH, C|NDA/Verizon​​​

Region D Ex-Officios

Greg Dickens

DFS

Leslie Kavlak

DHSS

Wendell Hall

DNR

Chris Tannlund

DSS

Sgt Jeff Johnson

MSHP

Gary McLarry

MoDOT-SW

Dr Larry Forgey

MDA

Jason Dickey

MDC

Steve Runnels

NWS

Lt Col David Boyle

7th CST WMD

Justin Adams

USACE-Kansas City

Toney Hill

USACE-Little Rock

Chris Gaut

SEMA

Jason Ray

SMCOG

Gerritt Brinks

HSTCC

Sheridan Garman-Neeman

KBRPC

Jill Cornett

HSTCC

Elizabeth Van Winkle
KBRPC Staff

Sgt. Jeff Johnson
MSHP

Gary Mclarry
MoDOT-SW

Dr. Larry Forgey

MDA

Jason Dickey 

MDC

Steve Runnels

NWS

Lt. Col. David Boyle

7th CST WMD

Justin Adams

USACE-Kansas City

Tony Hill

USACE-Little Rock

Jason Ray

SMCOG

Dorothy Wittorff-Sandgren

SMCOG Staff

David Faucett

SMCOG Staff