To contact a member of the staff, please dial (573) 526-9100 or click on a name to contact by email.

SEMA Director's Office

James Remillard
Katy Linnenbrink
Public Information Director
Terry Cassil
Deputy Director
Amanda Wilbers
State Disaster Recovery Coordinator
Tami Soncrant
Executive Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant

Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC)

Stephen McLane
MERC Executive Director
Karla Marshall
Program Specialist
Assistant Training Coordinator
Lisa Jobe
Hazmat Training Coordinator
Karen Eagleson
EPCRA/Tier II Specialist
Program Assistant
Lana Nelson
EPCRA/Tier II Coordinator
Sara Allen
LEPC/Planning Coordinator
Lucas Carlson
Hazmat Planner

Fiscal Division

Nikol Enyart
Fiscal Division Manager
Amy Lepper
Deputy Fiscal Manager
Holly Otto
Procurement Specialist
Cathy Frank
Ron Gerke
Brittney Fowler
Operational Excellence Leader

EMPG Section

EMPG Program Manager
Jeff Briggs
Earthquake Program Manager
Krystal Barnes
Grant Specialist
Grant Specialist

Preparedness Division

Melissa Friel
Preparedness Division Manager
Gretchen Werner
Administrative Assistant
Stephen Lyczak
Deputy Preparedness Division Manager
Mark Pethan
PHEP/HPP Grant Administrator

Plans Section

Jessica Sexton
Planning Section Manager
Continuity of Operations Planner
Sebastian Gely
Strategic National Stockpile Manager
Corey Collett
Strategic National Stockpile Planner
Kay Beesley
Preparedness Planner Program Specialist

Training/Exercises Section

Michelle Nienhuis
Training & Exercise Program Manager
Amy Frank
Administrative Assistant
Jason Geneyan
State Training Officer
Training Officer
Sheila Huddleston
Regional Exercise Officer
Training Officer
Training and Exercises Planner
State Exercise Officer
Emily Carpenter
State Development Training Specialist

Emergency Human Services Section

Jody Dickhaut
State Voluntary Agency Liaison
Senior EHS Planner
Steven Tatlow
Show Me Response Coordinator
Wayland Taylor
EHS Planner
Regina Hunsburger
MRC Specialist
Kris Schroer
Show-Me Response
LeAnn Hoelscher
Administrative Assistant

Radiological Emergency Preparedness Section

Jason Davenport
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Manager
Kelly Mottaz
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Officer
Patti Sharp
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Officer
Breanna Knoeber
Administrative Assistant
Jim Kammerer
Radiological Systems Maintenance Supervisor
Brad Harris
Radiological Systems Maintenance

Response Division

Steve Besemer
Response Division Manager
Desiree Iven
Administrative Assistant
Michael Griffith
Deputy Response Division Manager
Kevin Tweedy
MO DMAT-1 / MO MORT-1 Commander
David Hooker
Deputy Response Division Manager
Nick McClelland
MO DMAT-1 / MO MORT-1 Deputy Commander

State Watch Center

Angella Alexander
Emergency Management Officer
Diane Petty
Emergency Management Officer

Statewide Regional Coordinators

Gloria Brandenburg
Region A Coordinator
Jeff Alton
Region B Coordinator
Jim Farmer
Region C Coordinator - UASI
Hank Voelker
Region C Coordinator - Rural
Chris Gaut
Region D Coordinator
Jeremy Gray
Region E Coordinator
Elizabeth Thompson
Region F Coordinator
Kent Edge
Region G Coordinator
Michael Booth
Region H Coordinator
Brett Hendrix
Region I Coordinator


Cheryl Garner
Logistics Program/Facilities Manager & WebEOC Administrator
Marco Drummond
Logistics/EMAC Coordinator

Recovery Division

Ron Broxton
Recovery Division Manager
Lisa Nichols
Administrative Assistant
Angie Henderson
Deputy Recovery Division Manager

Public Assistance Section

David Burgan
Disaster Section Manager
Angie Mengwasser
Public Assistance Coordinator
Matthew Boley
Public Assistance Coordinator
Jim Clad
Public Assistance Coordinator
Jonathan Rogers
Public Assistance Specialist
Julianna Pritchett
Public Assistance Specialist
Ellen Balkenbush
Public Assistance Specialist
Pamela Mallinckrodt
Public Assistance Specialist
Valarie Siebert
Public Assistance Specialist

Mitigation Section

Heidi Carver
State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Haley Campbell
Deputy State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Courtney Zimmerman
Lead Planner / Hazard Mitigation Specialist
Sarah Crawford
Hazard Mitigation Specialist
Gayla Weber
Grant Manager
Nancy Able
Grant Manager
Sara Felazzo
Grant Manager
Jacqueline Rogers
Grant Manager

Floodplain Management Section

Karen McHugh
Floodplain Management Section Manager/State NFIP Coordinator
Linda Olsen
Advanced Emergency Management Officer
Lynn Welch
Floodplain Management Officer
Lauren Imhoff
Floodplain Management Officer

Floodplain Engineering and Mapping Section

Sydney Roberts
Floodplain Engineer Section Manager
Jacob Wornson
Mapping Technical Assistant
Patrick Lower
Floodplain Mapping Technical Assistant

Information Technology

Jim Bernskoetter
Information Technology Technician
Hailice Buschman
Information Technology Technician

Geographic Information Systems

Holly Withrow
PHEP/Geographic Information Systems
Brandon Wolfe
Geographic Information Systems Specialist