Missouri State Unemployment Council

421 East Dunklin Street
P. O. Box 504
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0504

Phone: (573)-751-3648
Fax: (573)-751-8874

Email: Kayla.Dock@dolir.mo.gov
Website: http://labor.mo.gov/DES/unemployment_council.asp

Director: Ryan McKenna

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMO 288.475

Department: Labor and Industrial Relations

Mission: To present proposals to the Division recommending changes involving Chapter 288. Final recommendations from the Council are submitted to the Governor and General Assembly before January 15th of each year.

Function:

SubCommittees:

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: no less than 4 times yearly

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings:

Preparation time for meetings:

Total time commitment:

Details on Members

Total members: 11

Appointed members: 3

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: reimbursed for actual expenses

Member Requirements: One voting member shall be appointed on account of his or her vocation, employment, or affiliations being classed as representative of employers. One voting member shall be appointed on account of his or her vocation, employment, or affiliations being classed as representative of employees. One voting member shall be appointed to represent the public interest separate from employee or employer representation.

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: No

Members

Vacant Slot
Governor Appointee 1

Vacant Slot
Governor Appointee 2

Mr. Doug Kaylor
Governor Appointee 3
Jefferson City
Term begins: May 10, 2010
Term expires: Dec 29, 2010

Mr. Tony Reinhart
House of Representatives Appointee 1
Term begins: Sep 28, 2010

Steven Markus
House of Representatives Appointee 2
Term expires: Nov 5, 2013

Christopher Swenson
House of Representatives Appointee 3
Term expires: Oct 8, 2013

Vacant Slot
House of Representatives Appointee 4 non-voting member

Mr. Michael Veale
Senate Appointee 1
Term expires: Nov 29, 2012

Mr. Chuck Yarbrough
Senate Appointee 2
Springfield
Term expires: Dec 29, 2009

Vacant Slot
Senate Appointee 3

Senator Bob Dixon
Senate Appointee 4 non-voting member