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
Acting Director
Michele Schnurr
Administrative Assistant
Tami Soncrant
Executive Administrative Assistant
Caty Luebbert
Public Information Officer

Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC)

Mike Harris
MERC Executive Director
Karla Marshall
Tier II Specialist
Lisa Jobe
Hazmat Training Coordinator
Karen Eagleson
EPCRA Specialist
Lana Nelson
CEPF Specialist

Fiscal Division

Shelly Honse
Fiscal Manager
Robyn Siebeneck
Procurement Officer
Holly Otto
Grant Specialist
Nikol Enyart
Fiscal and Administrative Manager
Vicki Romero
Special Assistant
Ron Gerke
Accounting Specialist II
Gail Wolken
Personnel Officer I
Brittney Fowler
Accounting Specialist I

EMPG Section

Amy Lepper
EMPG Program Manager
Jeff Briggs
Earthquake Program Manager
Jackie Hofstetter
EMPG Grant Specialist (L-Z)
Amanda Wilbers
Program Specialist
EMPG Grant Specialist (A-K)

Preparedness Division

Elizabeth Weyrauch
Preparedness Division Manager
Jessica Catron
State Disaster Recovery Coordinator
Brenda Heidbreder
Planning Program Manager
Mark Pethan
PHEP/HPP Grant Administrator
Gretchen Werner
Administrative Assistant

Plans Section

Tom Stiefermann
Planning Section Manager
December Montecino
Continuity of Operations Planner
Dan Lund
Strategic National Stockpile Manager

Sebastian Gely
Strategic National Stockpile Planner
Stephen Lyczak
Emergency Management Accreditation Program Planner

Training/Exercises Section

Michelle Nienhuis
Training & Exercise Program Manager
Angela Branstetter
Administrative Assistant
Laura Norris
State Training Officer
Patti Tye
Training Technician II
Sheila Huddleston
Exercise Officer
Training Technician II
June Simonton
Training Technician I
Emily Carpenter

Emergency Human Services Section

Deb Hendricks
Statewide Volunteer Coordinator
Steven Tatlow
EHS Planner
Patricia Curtis
Show Me Response Coordinator
Sheila Luecke
Administrative Assistant
Tina Brown
MRC Coordinator/Planner
Chiquita Small
EHS Planner

Radiological Emergency Preparedness Section

Melissa Friel
Program Coordinator
Jim Kammerer
Radiological Systems Maintenance Supervisor
LeAnn Hoelscher
Administrative Assistant
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Kelly Mottaz
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Response Division

Terry Cassil
Response Division Manager
Lynn Zook-Slagg
Administrative Assistant
Joe Moore
Deputy Response Division Manager
Sarah Brockes-Miller
Web EOC Administrator
David Hooker
Deputy Response Division Manager
Kevin Tweedy
MO DMAT-1 / MO MORT-1 Commander


Marco Drummond
Emergency Management Officer I
Emergency Management Officer I

Statewide Regional Coordinators

Jeff Alton
Region B
Derek Lohner
Region C - UASI Coordinator
Steve Besemer
Region C - Rural Coordinator
Denise Russell
Region D
Hank Voelker
Region E
Brenda Gerlach
Region F
Kent Edge
Region G
Michael Booth
Region H
Brett Hendrix
Region I


Cheryl Garner
Logistics Program/Facilities Manager
Michael Griffith
Logistics Program

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
Diane Petty
Administrative Assistant
Angie Mengwasser
Public Assistance Specialist
Regina Dredge
Public Assistance Coordinator
Tim Hartman
Matthew Boley
Public Assistance Coordinator
Ellen Balkenbush
Public Assistance Specialist
Karen Cassmeyer
Public Assistance Coordinator
Jim Clad
Public Assistance Specialist

Mitigation Section

Heidi Carver
State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Jennifer Storey
Deputy State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Lead Planner/Hazard Mitigation Specialist
Mary Smith
Hazard Mitigation Specialist

Floodplain Management Section

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

Floodplain Engineering and Mapping Section

Darryl Rockfield
Floodplain Engineer Section Manager
Kalyn Bishop
Floodplain Engineer

Information Technology

Jim Bernskoetter
Information Technology Technician
David Sorensen
Information Technologist

Geographic Information Systems

Holly Withrow
Geographic Information Systems Specialist
Geographic Information Systems Specialist