Amber Alert System Oversight Committee

1510 East Elm Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-1000
Fax: (573)-751-6814


Director: Michael Turner

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 210.1014

Department: Public Safety

Mission: To allow local law enforcement to issue statewide alerts in certain types of abduction cases and enhance local plans by providing additional methods of notification and statewide coverage.

Function: The Amber alert system oversight committee shall promulgate rules for the implementation of the Amber Alert system.

SubCommittees: N/A

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: N/A

Location of meetings: Jefferson City/Various

Duration of meetings: N/A

Preparation time for meetings: N/A

Total time commitment: N/A

Details on Members

Total members: 10

Appointed members: 7

Term length: Four years

Compensation: Members shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: Members shall represent the following entities: two representatives of the Missouri Sheriffs' Association; two representatives of the Missouri Police Chiefs Association; one representative of small market radio broadcasters; one representative of large market radio broadcasters; one representative of television broadcasters. The Director of the Department of Public Safety shall also be a member of the committee and shall serve as chair of the committee. Additional members shall include one representative of the highway patrol and one representative of the department of health and senior services.

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: Missouri residents

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Ms. Christine Wynn
Department of Health and Senior Services
Term begins: Nov 8, 2019

Director Sandra K. Karsten
Department of Public Safety

Captain Michael Turner
Highway Patrol Member

Mr. Christopher S. Stigall
Large Market Radio
Kansas City
Term begins: Sep 7, 2007
Term expires: Oct 20, 2009

Mr. Sheldon Lineback
Police Chief 1
Jefferson City
Term begins: Jun 7, 2007
Term expires: Oct 20, 2010

Chief Terry Milam
Police Chief 2
St. John
Term begins: Oct 9, 2007
Term expires: Oct 20, 2010

Vacant Slot
Sheriff Assn. Rep. 1

Vacant Slot
Sheriff Assn. Rep. 2

Mrs. Chasity L. Anderson
Small Market Radio
Term begins: Apr 18, 2007
Term expires: Apr 17, 2009

Mrs. Kelly Rostic
Television Broadcaster
Term begins: Jan 29, 2004
Term expires: Oct 20, 2007