Regional Homeland Security Oversight Committee

Members of RHSOC Region-D

David Pennington | Chair
Fire Chief/Springfield Fire Department
DPennington@springfieldmo.gov

Emergency Management

Melissa Duckworth | Principal
Assistant EMD/Taney County

Charla Geller | Alt 1 
EMD/Newton County

Austin Arnold | Alt 2
Emergency Management Spec/Greene County

Denise Russel

SEMA

Police

Eric Schmitt | Principal
Asst Chief/Branson


William Davis | Alt 1
Captain/Joplin


Chris Snipes | Alt 2
Sergeant/Springfield

Denise Russel

SEMA

Fire 

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

Denise Russel

SEMA

Sheriff

Randy Foster | Principal 
Corporal/Greene County Sheriff


Matt Stoller | Alt 2
Systems Administrator/Jasper County

Denise Russel

SEMA

County Health 

Jessica Wagne | Principal
Emergency Planner/Barry Co


Scott Allen | Alt 1
Emergency Planner/Webster Co


Katrinka Cooksey | Alt 2
RN/Stone Co Health Dept

Denise Russel

SEMA

HS RRS

Travis Trent | Principal
Deputy Chief/Logan Rogersville FPD


Eric Latimer | Alt 1
Division Chief/Springfield Fire


Chris Berndt | Alt 2
EMD/Taney Co

Denise Russel

SEMA

City/County Public Works

​David Brock | Principal 
Public Works/Cassville


Ron Bailey | Alt 1
Supr of Streets/Springfield

Denise Russel

SEMA

Mayor/ City Administration

Brad Gray | Principal
City Administrator/Willard


Jon Holmes | Alt 1
City Manager/Aurora

Gregg Sweeten | Alt 2
Mayor/Pineville

Denise Russel

SEMA

County Commission 

​Hank Smythe | Principal
Commissioner/Stone Co

Dallas Maxwell | Alt 1

Commissioner/Dade Co

Tim Selvey | Alt 2
Commission/Lawrence Co
 

Denise Russel

SEMA

Industry/LEPC

Brent Watkins | Principal
Chairman/Polk Co LEPC

Paul Carter | Alt 1

Environ Spec/EFCO Corp

Shea Lane | Alt 2
Safety Manager/Silver Dollar City

Denise Russel

SEMA

Utilities

Cassie Cunningham | Principal
Manager of Comm & Member Engagement/White River Valley


Billy Hunt | Alt 1
Safety Coord/Southwest Electric Coop

Denise Russel

SEMA

EMS 

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​​​

Denise Russel

SEMA

911

Michael Lawton | Principal
Deputy Director/Christian Co 911

Bonnie Witt-Schulte | Alt 1
Exe Dir/Lawrence County 911

Wes Taylor | Alt 2
IT Manager/Christian Co 911

Denise Russel

SEMA

Volunteer Groups

Julie Stolting | Principal
Director Emergency Services/Red Cross

Stephen Roberson | Alt 1
SC & Program Dir/Salvation Army

John Wall | Alt 2
Volunteer/Greene and Christian Co Cert

Denise Russel

SEMA

Schools

Jason Perkins | Principal
Ex Dir of Operations/Republic Schools


David Hall | Alt 1
University Emergency Manager/MSU


Steve Verheyen | Alt 2
Dir of Operations/Reed Spring Schools

Denise Russel

SEMA

Agriculture 

Kyle Whittaker | Principal 
Comm. Engagement Specialist/MU Extension in Barry County

Reagan Bluel | Alt 1
Interim Superintendent/SW Research Ctr

Mark Sconce | Alt 2
Farmer/Agricultur

Denise Russel

SEMA

Hospital 

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


John Elmore | Alt 1
Cert EM Spec-Exer Facilitator/Cox Health


Jason Henry | Alt 2
Emergency Mgmt Officer/Cox Health

Denise Russel

SEMA

Cyber Security

Shannon McMurtrey | Principal 
Asst Professor/Drury University

Neil Slagle | Alt 1
IS Director/Springfield


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

Denise Russel

SEMA

Ex-Officios of RHSOC Region-D

Greg Dickens
DFS

Douglas Baker
DHSS

Wendell Hall
DNR

Chris Tannlund
DSS

Sgt. Jeff Johnson
MSHP

Gary Mclarry
MoDOT-SW

Elizabeth Van Winkle
KBRPC Staff

Denise Russel

SEMA

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