Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council

1706 E. Elm St.
PO Box 687
Jefferson City, MO 65101-6510

Phone: (573)-751-8611
Fax: (573)-526-2755

Email: cholterman@moddcouncil.org
Website: http://www.moddcouncil.org

Director: Vicky Davidson

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 633.020

Authority 2: Executive Order 79-23

Department: Mental Health

Mission: The Missouri Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities works to assist communities in their efforts to include all people in every aspect of life.

Function: The Missouri Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities plans and advocates for individuals with developmental disabilities in order to enhance their opportunity for increased self determination, independence, productivity and integration and inclusion into the community.

SubCommittees: Executive Committee Employment/Transportation Committee Public Policy Committee Home and Community Living Committee Education Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 6 meetings; committee meetings as needed

Location of meetings: Central Missouri and varying other locations

Duration of meetings: 2 days

Preparation time for meetings: 1 day

Total time commitment: 12-15 days

Details on Members

Total members: 25

Appointed members: 20

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: At least one-half of the members shall be consumers (Federal Law 106-402 requires 60% of the Councils membership be Self Advocates or Parents/Guardians of children with developmental disabilities. No less then five from either category). Other members shall have professional, research or personal interest in mental retardation and developmental disabilities. At least one member shall be a manager of or a member of the board of directors of a sheltered workshop as defined in section 178.900, RSMo. No more than one-fourth of the members shall be vendors or members of boards of directors, employees or officers of vendors, or any of their spouses, if such vendors receive more than fifteen hundred dollars under contract with the department; except that members of boards of directors of not-for-profit corporations shall not be considered members of board of directors of vendors under this subsection.

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: members shall be geographically representative of the state and reflect the diversity of the state with respect to race and ethnicity.

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mrs. Stephanie D. Briscoe
Parent or Guardian 1
Lathrop
Term begins: Mar 3, 2008
Term expires: Jun 30, 2010

Todd Mayfield
Parent or Guardian 2
Jefferson City
Term begins: May 3, 2018
Term expires: Jun 30, 2019

Jean Marie Neshek-Dowe
Parent or Guardian 3
Des Peres
Term begins: Sep 8, 2017
Term expires: Jun 30, 2020

Mrs. Michelle L. Hoffmeister
Parent or Guardian 4
Farmington
Term begins: Feb 12, 2009
Term expires: Jun 30, 2010

Mr. Dale Dowell
Parent or Guardian 5
Mexico
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jun 20, 2012

Vacant Slot
Parent, Guardian, or Self Advoate 1

Mrs. Sharon M. Williams
Parent, Guardian, or Self Advocate 2
Lees Summit
Term begins: Feb 12, 2009
Term expires: Jun 30, 2009

Mr. Douglas L. Riggs
Parent, Guardian, or Self Advocate 3
Kirkwood
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jun 30, 2011

Vacant Slot
Parent, Guardian, or Self Advocate 4

Mr. Charlie L. Taylor
Rep of DESE/Special Education
Jefferson City
Term begins: Mar 19, 2008
Term expires: Jun 30, 2010

Vacant Slot
Rep of DHSS

Mr. Michael Brewer
Rep of DHSS/Aging
Jefferson City
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jun 30, 2012

Mrs. Lisa Crandall
Rep of DHSS/Title V Agency
Ashland
Term begins: Dec 6, 2013
Term expires: Jun 30, 2014

Ms. Wendy Dawn Davis
Rep of DMH
Columbia
Term begins: Dec 6, 2013
Term expires: Jun 30, 2015

Mrs. Theresa A. Valdes
Rep of DSS/Title XIX
Jefferson City
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jun 30, 2010

Ms. Susan K. Eckles
Rep of Protection and Advocacy Agency
St. Louis
Term begins: Jan 22, 2009
Term expires: Jun 30, 2011

Mr. Michael Bruce Frazier
Rep of Sheltered Workshop
Marshfield
Term begins: Sep 20, 2018
Term expires: Jun 30, 2020

Mr. Thomas McVeigh
Rep of the University Center for Excellence
Smithville
Term begins: Apr 1, 2011
Term expires: Jun 20, 2012

Mr. John Harper
Rep of Vocational Rehabilitation
Columbia
Term begins: Mar 25, 2010
Term expires: Jun 30, 2012

Mrs. Diana L. Willard
Self - Advocate 1
Joplin
Term begins: Mar 4, 2009
Term expires: Jun 30, 2011

Mr. Allen Nelson
Self - Advocate 2
Bolivar
Term begins: Apr 8, 2010
Term expires: Jun 30, 2011

Ms. Elizabeth Caiten Galt
Self - Advocate 3
Farmington
Term begins: Oct 27, 2017
Term expires: Jun 30, 2020

Mr. Kit Stahlberg
Self - Advocate 4
Fredericktown
Term begins: Jan 22, 2009
Term expires: Jun 30, 2011

Ms. Janice Enfield
Self - Advocate 5
Independence
Term begins: Sep 13, 2006
Term expires: Jun 30, 2007