Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

a voluntary council of local governments
serving the missouri meramec area.

Region I Homeland Security Oversight Committee (RHSOC)

This committee was formed by SEMA to carry out
Regional Homeland Security planning, including administration
of Homeland Security grants. Region I includes
Crawford, Dent, Laclede, Maries, Phelps and Pulaski Counties.

Emergency Management

Randy Rowe, Primary – Laclede County Office of Emergency Management
Smitty Smith, Alternate – Crawford County Deputy EMD

Police Chiefs

Dan Cordova, Primary – City of Waynesville
Nicholas Pappas, Alternate – City of Crocker


Primary – Sam C. Allen
Alternate – vacant

Fire Chiefs

Don Good, Primary –
Doug Yurecko, Alternate –

County Health

Israel Doba, Primary – Pulaski County
Deborah Baker, Alternate – Pulaski County

Homeland Security Response Team

Ronald E. Smith (Chair), Primary – Rolla HRTS
Adam Birdsong, Alternate – Rolla HRTS

Public Works

Lyle Thomas, Primary – City of St James
Alternate – vacant

Mayor/City Administrator

Mayor Glen Smith, Primary РCity of Crocker
Alternate – vacant

County Commissioners

Gary Hicks, Primary – Phelps County Commissioner
Darrell Skiles, Alternate – Dent County Presiding Commissioner

Public Utility/Private Industry

vacant, Primary –
Tony Floyd, Alternate – Intercounty Electric Cooperative

Emergency Management Services

Bryan Lambeth,, Primary – St. James Ambulance District
Linda Kerr, Alternate – EMS


Michael J. Keen, Primary – Crawford County 911
Vacant, Alternate –


David Sewell, Primary- American Red Cross
David Miller, Alternate – Laclede County COAD


Brad Armstrong, Primary – Lebanon R-III Schools
Merlyn Johnson, Alternate – St James Schools


Deborah Halinar, Primary – Phelps County Regional Medical Center
Tabitha Stanfast (Vice Chair), Alternate – Salem Memorial District Hospital

Ex-Officio Members

Roger Windle, Missouri Division of Fire Safety
Alan Cortvrient, Department of Natural Resources
Dr. Joseph Baker, Missouri Department of Agriculture
Henry Haggard, Missouri Department Of Transportation
James Remillard, Missouri State Highway Patrol
Brett Hendrix, SEMA
Becky Tryon, Fort Leonard Wood
Rick Walls, MO University of Science & Technology
Russ Caton, U. S. Geological Survey
Joni McCarter, Department of Public Safety
Julie Stolting, American Red Cross
Tina Brown, SEMA Emergency Human Services
Bonnie Prigge, Meramec Regional Planning Commission