Safe Drinking Water Commission

Public Drinking Water Program Division of Environmental Quality Missouri Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-5331
Fax: (573)-751-3110

Email: SDWC@dnr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/sdwc/index.html

Director: Steven W. Sturgess

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 640.105

Department: Natural Resources

Mission: The Safe Drinking Water Commission assists the Public Drinking Water Program and works to assure that all public water systems provide safe and adequate drinking water to the public by promoting and protecting public water systems.

Function: The Safe Drinking Water Commission promulgates rules necessary for the implementation, administration and enforcement of Missouri's safe drinking water statutes.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4-6 meetings anually

Location of meetings: Jefferson City; varying locations

Duration of meetings: 1 day

Preparation time for meetings: 4 to 8 hours

Total time commitment: 48+ hours annually

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: all members must be representative of the general interests of the public or of public water systems; 1 must be associated with a water system serving a population of 75 or less; 1 must be associated with a water system serving a population greater than 75 but not more than 2500; 1 must be associated with a water system serving a population greater than 2500 but not more than 100,000; 1 must be associated with a water system serving a population greater than 100,000; and 5 must represent the water-consuming public; all members must have demonstrated an interest and knowledge about water quality, and, to the greatest extent possible, the various associations representing water suppliers of the size classes referred to in this section shall be represented on the commission; all members shall be qualified by interest, education, training or experience to provide, assess and evaluate scientific and technical information concerning drinking water, financial requirements and the effects of the promulgation of standards, rules and regulations

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. Curtis Skouby
100,000+ Pop. Wtr. Syst.
St. Louis
Term begins: Aug 11, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2012

Ms. Charli Jo Ledgerwood
2,500 - 100,000 Pop. Wtr. Syst.
Cassville
Term begins: Jul 6, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2012

Ms. Elizabeth Grove
75 - 2,500 Pop. Wtr. Syst.
Monroe City
Term begins: Apr 10, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2010

Mr. Rodger Owens
75 or Less Pop. Wtr. Syst.
Bernie
Term begins: Apr 10, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2010

Ms. Susan Armstrong
Public Member 1
St. Louis
Term begins: Apr 20, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2012

Mr. Fred William Schmidt
Public Member 2
Des Peres
Term begins: Aug 22, 2017
Term expires: Sep 1, 2020

Mr. Bruce E. Manning
Public Member 3
Maryland Heights
Term begins: Oct 2, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2012

Mr. Donald "Scott" Bockenkamp
Public Member 4
Desloge
Term begins: Mar 21, 2012
Term expires: Sep 1, 2014

Ms. Susan Hazelwood
Public Member 5
Columbia
Term begins: Aug 11, 2009
Term expires: Sep 1, 2010