Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

Phone: (573)-751-6246
Fax: (573)-751-6237

Email: info@dhss.mo.gov
Website: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/shcn/hiacouncil.php

Director: Venice Wood, MSW

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 192.745

Department: Health and Senior Services

Mission: To lead in the development of a collaborative statewide system of prevention, public awareness, and provision of services and supports driven by the needs of individuals with brain injury. Adopted July 2006.

Function: The Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council studies and makes recommendations to policy makers to improve, expand, coordinate and develop a service delivery system, including prevention, for survivors of head injury and their families.

SubCommittees: Prevention, Public Awareness, Services and Support

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 meetings; approximately 4 committee meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City; committee meetings may be by conference call

Duration of meetings: 4 hours; committee meetings, 1 to 2 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 1 to 2 hours

Total time commitment: 10 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 15

Appointed members: 15

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: If appropriations are received, members receive compensation for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: Represent people with head injuries, relatives of persons with head injuries, proprietary schools as defined in section 173.600, RSMo, professional groups, health institutions, or private industry and state agencies which administer programs regarding mental health, education, public health, public safety, insurance, and Medicaid.

Political Requirements: None

Geographic Requirements: None

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf
Member 1
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 16, 2011
Term expires: May 12, 2013

Mr. Harvey V Richards
Member 2
Columbia
Term begins: May 5, 2016
Term expires: May 12, 2018

Mr. Shane C. Mecham
Member 3
Kansas City
Term begins: Apr 1, 2011
Term expires: May 12, 2013

Mr. Timothy Imhoff
Member 4
Maryland Heights
Term begins: Apr 13, 2006
Term expires: May 12, 2007

Judith Sandbothe
Member 5
Jefferson City
Term begins: Mar 29, 2016
Term expires: May 12, 2018

Vacant Slot
Member 6

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Member 7

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Member 8

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Member 9

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Member 10

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Member 11

Ms. Andrea Buening
Person or Relative of a Person with a Brain Injury 1
Seneca
Term begins: Apr 13, 2006
Term expires: May 12, 2007

Ms. Larea Griggs
Person or Relative of a Person with a Brain Injury 2
Raymore
Term begins: Apr 14, 2016
Term expires: May 12, 2016

Ms. Marylin Durk
Person or Relative of a Person with a Brain Injury 3
Jefferson City
Term begins: Feb 16, 2011
Term expires: May 12, 2012

Mr. Richard W. Hashagen
Person or Relative of a Person with a Brain Injury 4
Saint James
Term begins: Feb 16, 2011
Term expires: May 12, 2013

Mr. John Korte
Insurance Dept. Representative
Columbia

Ms. Robin J. Rust
Department of Mental Health Representative
Fulton

Vacant Slot
Public Safety Dept. Representative

Vacant Slot
Representative of Department of Corrections

Ms. C. Jeanne Loyd
Representative of Vocational Rehabilitation
Jefferson City

Mrs. Kim Johnson
Social Service Dept. Representative
Jefferson City