Interested in becoming a First Impact GDL Facilitator?

The First Impact program is designed to help parents and/or guardians of teen drivers in the pre-permit, permit or intermediate stage of licensure.

The program uses a video and discussion to promote the importance of parents and teens working together to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities. The program is delivered by Facilitators and Law Enforcement Officer speakers. The speakers educate parents by presenting key facts and proven strategies to help parents lower their teens’ crash risk by utilizing the Missouri GDL law.

Contact us today to become a GDL Facilitator.

Meet our LEO Speakers and Facilitators

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SGT Jake Angle

Jake Angle

Northwest Region

Bio

816-387-2345
jake.angle@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop H
Public Information Officer
3525 N. Belt Hwy.
St. Joseph, MO 64506-1370

Career: Sergeant Angle is a 24 year veteran with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. He is currently assigned as the Public Information and Education Officer for Troop H. Sergeant Angle worked the highways of Northwest Missouri for 20 years before taking on his current assignment. Sergeant Angle brings his past experiences and first-hand knowledge in dealing with new drivers.

First Impact LEO Speaker

John Atkinson

John Atkinson

Southeast Region

Bio

573-568-4654 Ext: 888
888@stoddardcosd.com

Detective/Corporal, Stoddard County Sheriff’s Office: May 2015 – Present

Former Experience: Chief of Police, Essex Police Department 2013 – 2015
Corporal, Bernie Police Department 2006 – 2010

Education: Associates in Criminal Justice, University of Phoenix, 2010
Graduate of the Missouri Sheriff’s Training Academy, 2005

Community: Member of Liberty Hill Church, Aid Missouri
Former Chairman, Stoddard County Shop with a Hero, 2015 – 2019
Missouri Special Olympics Volunteer/Polar Plunge Captain of The Belly Whoppers, 2007 – Present

Personal: Married; 3 children

First Impact LEO Speaker

James Baker

James Baker

Northeast region

Bio

314-363-2174
jabakerboy@gmail.com

Wright City High School
Special Education Teacher, 4 years

Education: BS Middle School Education, Southeast Missouri State University @ Cape Girardeau

First Impact Facilitator, March 2017

Sergeant Andrew “Andy” Bell

Sergeant Andrew “Andy” Bell

Kansas City Region

Bio

816-622-0800

MSHP Troop A Headquarters

504 SE Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

Employer: Missouri State Highway Patrol - Public Information Officer, Troop A Headquarters, 2019 to present; Sergeant Bell began his career with the Missouri State Highway Patrol on October 20, 2002. He has served Troop A as a trooper in Cass and Jackson counties, an assistant zone commander in Lafayette County, and a zone commander in Jackson and Cass Counties. Sergeant Bell is also a leadership instructor. He teaches Patrol employees Police Leadership: The West Point Model, in Jefferson City at the Patrol’s General Headquarters.

Prior employment: SGT Bell served as a patrol officer with the Missouri State Water Patrol for two years.

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Communications, Missouri State University, 1999.

Personal: Sergeant Bell is married and has one daughter.

First Impact LEO Speaker, December 2019

Cox Health logo

Richard Boaz

Southwest region

Bio

417-269-1918
Rick.Boaz@coxhealth.com
https://www.coxhealth.com

CoxHealth logo

Employment: CoxHealth, NRP; 21 years, Ambulance Paramedic, COX EMS – SPFD;  31 years experience as an EMS
Boaz is an educator for Prehospital services along with educating thru Cox College. He teaches ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, BLS in addition to a variety of other subjects. Monthly, Boaz participates in Grand Rounds teaching CoxHealth Paramedics and EMT’s new and updated ways of treating patients.

First Impact Facilitator, July 2017

Trent Brooks

Trent Brooks

Central region

Bio

573-751-7692
trent.brooks@modot.mo.gov

Missouri Department of Transportation
Central District Traffic Engineer since May 2012, 24 years with Traffic Engineering and Highway Safety

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Missouri @ Columbia, 1993
Registered Professional Engineer since 2002

Directs the traffic engineering highway safety and access permitting functions for the Central District’s 18 counties
Transportation Project Manager, Sept 2008 to May 2012

Projects include US 54 Expressway through Lake of the Ozarks, Safety improvements on US 54 in Cole County, improvements to the interchange of US 50 and MO 179 in Jefferson City

Coordinator for the Central Region Coalition for Roadway Safety

Meet Trent Brooks

First Impact Facilitator, May 2016

SGT Eric Brown

SGT Eric Brown

Northeast region

Bio

660-385-2132
Eric.Brown@mshp.dps.mo.gov
http://www.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/PIED/

Thank You - NLEADMissouri State Highway Patrol, Troop B
Public Information Officer
308 Pine Crest Drive
Macon, MO 63552-1030

First Impact LEO Speaker, May 2016

Sgt Brown speaks about the program, “First Impact is a great program aimed at educating new drivers and their parents about Missouri’s Graduated Driver License regulations. Unfortunately, traffic crashes are the leading cause of accidental death among teenagers. This program helps to educate and help properly prepare caregivers and teens before they begin driving alone. The First Impact Program saves lives by working with caregivers, teens, and civic organizations to help make our roadways safer.”

Ray H. Brown

Ray H. Brown

Kansas City Region

Bio

Office 816-889-2967
Cell 816-914-2679
ray.brown@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Bio: Driver Examiner Supervisor, Troop A, Supervisor Brown began his career with the MSHP on February 1, 1999. He has been assigned as a Driver Examiner in Gladstone and the Liberty Travel Crew. He has been a Supervisor in Gladstone and Kansas City since 2010. He has over twenty years' experience in written and skills testing.

Prior Employment: Supervisor Brown retired from the United States Air Force as a Munitions Specialist after twenty years.

Personal: Supervisor Brown is married with two grown sons.

First Impact Facilitator, 2019

Impaired Driving is Deadly

CHIEF Jarrett Bullock

Southeast region

Bio

573-276-2211

Malden Police Department, Chief
112 E. Laclede
Malden, MO 63863

First Impact GDL Speaker, August 2017

CPL Jeri Cain

CPL Jeri Cain

Southeast Region

Bio

Employer: Perryville Police Department, 23 years

Bio: Cain has served the Perryville Police Department in many roles throughout her career which include the Public Information Officer, Public Education Officer, Community Resource Officer, School Resource Officer and D.A.R.E. Instructor.

Completed the Emergency Management Institute’s Advanced Public Information Officer’s training in Emmitsburg, MD, August 2019; Missouri D.A.R.E. Officer’s Association President for 2018-2019

Cain has a passion for educating the public in safety issues and working with community organization to find innovative ways to combat issues that affect the entire community.

First Impact LEO Speaker

Chief Darin Chance

Chief Darin Chance

Southwest Region

Bio

darin.chance@ashgrovemo.gov
417-751-2333

Employment: Ash Grove Police Department, Police Chief (2018-Present) Grain Valley Police Department (2006-2018) University of Missouri-Columbia Police Department (2001-2006)

Education: M.A. in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Lincoln University (2014) Missouri Police Chiefs Command College, Class 3 (2013)

Military: Served for seven years with the US Air Force and Army as a Security Forces and Military Police Non-Commissioned Officer. Deployed to Iraq, Kuwait, and Germany. Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran

Professional Experience and Training: Secretary and Treasurer of the Southwest Missouri Police Chiefs Association; School Resource Officer; Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Missouri School Resource Officers Association; D.A.R.E Officer; Law Enforcement Trainer; Field Training Officer; Crime Prevention Officer; National Institute of Crime Prevention Basic and Advanced Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Designation; Post Advisor, Police Exploring; RADAR, Oleoresin Capsicum, Narcan, Child Safety, and Active Shooter/Intruder Instructor; Crisis Intervention or C.I.T. and Youth Crisis Intervention, Basic Narcotics Investigator Certification, Certified Human Trafficking Investigator; National Association of School Resource Officers or N.A.S.R.O. Basic, Advanced, and C.P.T.E.D. courses; University of Missouri, Missouri Police Chiefs, Missouri Southern State University, Northwestern University (Class 231) and the I.A.C.P. or International Association of Chiefs of Police Supervision Courses.

Interests: Police Exploring, American Legion, Shriners International, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.

First Impact LEO Speaker, July 2019

Cpl Jesse Chapman

Cpl Jesse Chapman

Northeast region

Bio

573-629-0413
jchapman@marioncounty-mo.gov

Employer: Marion County Sheriff’s Office for 17 years
1703 Marion Road, Palmyra, MO  63461

Education: B.S. in Criminal Justice from Hannibal LaGrange University (2001)

First Impact LEO Speaker

David A. Church

David A. Church

Kansas City region

Bio

816-702-4226
david.church@wsp.com

David Church, PE, PTOE

Employer: WSP, Senior Supervising Traffic Engineer, Lenexa, KS office, 10 years

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Civil Engineering, Kansas State University, 1991

Prior Career: Caltrans, Northern California, Road Design Engineer; David spent 13.5 years working for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Bureau of Traffic Engineering in a variety of different roles.

David is a licensed Civil Engineer in the State of Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas and California. David specializes in the traffic safety aspects of transportation and is a 15-year member of the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD).

First Impact Facilitator, August 2018

SRO Jim Cihy

SRO Jim Cihy

Southwest region

Bio

417-745-6415
hcsrojcihy@gmail.com
https://hickorycomo.com/?q=node/83

Hickory County Sheriff’s Office, Hickory County, MO
School Resource Officer Owner/Instructor at Central Missouri Personal Defense

Personal: "As a First Impact speaker and public servant, I find it to be personally rewarding to provide up to date information to the public with the goal of reducing traffic crashes and potentially saving lives. As a law enforcement officer, First Impact is an excellent platform to relay vital information to young drivers and their families. I believe that the First Impact program and the information that is presented will increase awareness of the dangers faced by young drivers, and lead to a reduction in traffic crashes and related fatalities."

First Impact LEO Speaker, August 2018

Chief Deputy Michael Claypole

Chief Deputy Michael Claypole

Northwest region

Bio

660-646-0515
mclaypole@livcoso.org

Chief Deputy Michael Claypole
Livingston County Sheriff's Office
901 Webster St.
Chillicothe, MO 64601

First Impact LEO Speaker

Deana Tucker Dothage

Deana Tucker Dothage

All regions

Bio

573-884-3463
dothaged@health.missouri.edu

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Health Educator, First Impact Director of Parent Education Program

(A program of Think First Missouri)
One Hospital Drive, DC046 00, Columbia, MO  65212

First Impact Facilitator since July 2016; Health Educator, Director of First Impact Parent Education Program, January 2017 to present

Dothage instructs GDL Facilitator & LEO Training Sessions to prepare speakers to lead First Impact Parent Programs. She also assists and supports Facilitators in scheduling First Impact Parent Programs. Dothage is working towards bringing First Impact to every county in Missouri.

Education: B.S.  Administration of Justice, Police Option, University of Missouri @ St. Louis, 1989

Currently pursuing a Master's in Public Affairs with a focus on Non Profit Management at the University of Missouri - Columbia.

Personal: Dothage is the parent of a 2020 high school graduate who she coached as he learned to drive. Her son has not had a crash or a ticket!

"June 3, 1973, was the last day my father and I were together. While traveling to his home in Illinois, he was hit head-on, on a bridge, by an impaired driver. He died at the scene of the crash."

I have the honor of leading an injury prevention program, First Impact, an education program for parents of teen drivers. The tragedy my family endures fuels my passion to motivate people to drive safe and save lives.   Dothage believes it is essential that parents and their teens attend a First Impact program to learn the law and to learn strategies to mentor and coach their new drivers. "I do not want others to suffer the loss of a family member or loved one. It's a heartbreak that never leaves you." Dothage says, "attending First Impact will give you the tools you need to prepare your teen to exercise safe driving skills."

Career history:

  • Boonslick Regional Planning Commission, Mobility Manager, 2014 – 2017
  • Friedens United Church of Christ, Office Manager 2012 – 2014
  • American Family Insurance, Agent 1995 – 2013
  • Claims Adjuster/Specialist 1983 – 1995
  • St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department, LEO, 1981 – 1983

Committees:

  • Missouri's Representative for National Association of Women's Highway Safety Leaders - 2019 to present;  Regional Director of Region 7
  • Missouri's Blueprint Working Group - 2019
  • Member of Northeast Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety since 2006;
  • Member of Subcommittee of Elderly Mobility and Safety, 2014 – 2017;
  • Public Education Speaker for First Impact, available for traffic safety related conferences and meetings

To schedule a First Impact program in your community, contact Deana Tucker Dothage at 573-884-3463. There is no charge for hosting a First Impact program.

Deputy Jared Dotson

Deputy Jared Dotson

Central Region

Bio

JDotson@boonecountymo.org

573-875-1111

Employment: Boone County Sheriff’s Office, 2012 to present; Traffic Enforcement Division

Former Employment: Moberly Police Department

Former Reserve Officer: Randolph County Sheriff’s Office

Education: Southeast Missouri State University, Moberly Area Community College, Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

First Impact LEO Speaker, 2016

Mike Gooch

Mike Gooch

Southwest region

Bio

417-269-3002
Michael.Gooch@coxhealth.com
www.coxhealth.com

CoxHealth logo

Michael Gooch EMT-CP, CCP
Employed by CoxHealth, Springfield, MO, 2002
Advance Practice Paramedic (Community Paramedic)

Gooch also serves as a Missouri Fire and EMS Instructor / Evaluator assisting with various training offerings and State Practical’s in Southwest MO.  Presently serving with Clever Fire Protection District as Training officer.

Prior: 14 years as Paramedic working EMS on ambulance primarily  in Christian County

Military: Served for approximately 10 years combined in the US Army and Army Reserves as a medical specialist / “combat medic”, prior to taking Paramedic course in Joplin.
First Impact GDL Coach, July 2017

Education and Training: Obtained Paramedic certification in 1997 after completing Paramedic program at MSSC ,now MSSU in Joplin, MO,  In 2017 completed the Critical Care Paramedic program with Creighton University, Omaha Nebraska; Mobile Integrated Healthcare course in St Louis to add Community Paramedic to MO state Paramedic License.

Recognition: Gooch was selected in fall of 2017 as a Healthcare Champion by Springfield Business Journal.

First Impact Facilitator

Jim Gottschalk

Jim Gottschalk

St. Louis region

Bio

314-432-8000 ext 3527
jgottschalk@crevecoeurmo.gov

Creve Coeur Police Department
Patrol Division

First Impact LEO Speaker, January 2017

Gary Hemby

Gary Hemby

Northeast region

Bio

Bellflower Police Department: Acting Chief, 5 years; Wellsville PD, part time officer

Prior: Montgomery City Police Department, Chief, 5 years; Silex Police Department, Assistant Chief, 3 years; Active member of the Missouri Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Council from 1982 – 1993 as the traffic officer/traffic division commander of the Normandy and Moline Acres Police Departments and as the Chief of Montgomery City Police Department

Military: United States Air Force, Law Enforcement Specialist, Military Working Dog Handler, 1972-1976

Education: AA, Criminal Just Administration, Park College, December 1976

When Gary was asked why he became a First Impact speaker, he replied, "The hardest thing that I have had to do in my career is to tell a parent that their child has been killed in a motor vehicle crash. My purpose in presenting First Impact to the parents and young drivers is to try to avoid ever having to do that again."

First Impact Leo Speaker

Mark Hollander

Mark Hollander

St. Louis region

Bio

636-486-6005
mark@visionleadership.org
www.visionleadership.org

Vision St. Charles County Leadership, Executive Director
PO Box 1104, Saint Peters, MO 63376

Employment Experience
November 2010-2017 UMB Banks, n.a. Vice President / Business Banking Relationship Officer.
March 2009-November 2010 The Sacks Group, Inc. Partner, Vice President of Communications (Self Employed).
March 2006-March 2009 Heartland Bank, Vice President – District Branch Sales Manager.
November 1991–March 2006 Farm & Home Savings, Roosevelt Bank, Mercantile Bank, Firstar Bank, and US Bank (Bank mergers and consolidations)
January 1991-November 1991 First State Bank of St. Charles
December 1981–December 1990 Community Federal Savings & Loan Association
Assistant Vice President – Branch Manager of Community Federal Center and Department Head of Business Development

Educational Experience
St. Charles High School, St. Charles, Missouri
National Honor Society Member, Art Club President, Varsity Baseball, Class Vice President
Greenville University, Greenville, IL / General Studies
The Institute of Financial Education – Banking Operations Specialist Certificate
The Institute of Financial Education – Banking Center Manager Certificate

Organizational Memberships
VISION St. Charles County Leadership – 2012 Class Participant / Class Representative
VISION St. Charles County Leadership / Board of Directors – 2013-Current (Past Chairman)

First Impact Facilitator, August 2017

SRO Danny Iiams

SRO Daniel Iiams

Kansas City region

Bio

D.A.R.E. Association Officer of the Year Award

816-847-5000 Ext. 2019

Grain Valley Police Department, 5 years 
School Resource/ D.A.R.E Officer, Crime Prevention, Truancy
Department Trainer

According to Officer Iiams, "Some of my duties are to make sure kids feel safe and secure in the buildings I am assigned to." Officer Iiams also says, "It is my main job to stop a young person from making a life-changing decision that will have a lifelong consequence."

#wecareaboutyourfamily!!!

Former LEO Experience:
Johnson County Sheriff's Department, 3 years
Henry County Sheriff's Department, 5 years

R.A.D Self Defense Trainer

Lt. Ed Moses Award, Missouri D.A.R.E. Association Officer of the Year, presented to Officer Daniel Iiams, Grain Valley Police Department on July 25, 2019 at the Annual D.A.R.E. conference.

First Impact LEO Speaker

Marsha Jones

Marsha Jones

Northeast region

Bio

n2nativeplants@gmail.com

Current employment: Kirksville Area Tech Center, Career Facilitator

Retired: Missouri Department of Conservation, Conservation Agent –  Clay County, Adair County 28 years; City of St. Charles, Park Ranger

Education: Southeast Missouri State University, B. S. Biology, 1988
Southeast Missouri Region Police Academy
Conservation Agent Training Academy Graduate-1990

Personal: Marsha is a lifelong resident of Missouri and grew up in St. Charles County.

First Impact LEO Speaker, 2017 to present

When asked why it was important to her to be a First Impact speaker, Marsha replied, "I think if we can help the parent and new driver open a dialogue about being responsible for the decisions we make while driving, then we can achieve the next step of assisting our kids to become safe drivers and parents to know they are not alone! "

SGT Jeff Kinder

SGT Jeff Kinder

Southeast region

Bio

417-469-3121
Jeffery.Kinder@mshp.dps.mo.gov
http://www.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/PIED

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop G, Willow Springs
Public Information and Education Officer

Employment:  Deputy Sheriff in Texas County in 1991-1994
1994-2014 – Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kinder’s first assignment was Howell County.   He worked a road assignment for twenty years, the last seven of which he served as a zone sergeant in Texas County.
2014 to present – MSHP Public Information and Education Division
First Impact GDL Coach, May 2017

Education: Basic police training, University of Missouri Law Enforcement Training Institute.
Graduated from Missouri State Highway Patrol Academy
Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Columbia College.

First Impact LEO Speaker

SGT Norma Lorenzo

SGT Norma Lorenzo

Kansas City region

Bio

Smithville Police Department

25+ Years Law Enforcement Experience
Patrol Sergeant
Spanish Language

First Impact LEO Speaker, 2018

SGT Bill Lowe

SGT Bill Lowe

Kansas City Region

Bio

Bill Lowe, Sergeant
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Troop A, Lee’s Summit

First Impact LEO Speaker

SGT John Lueckenhoff

SGT John Lueckenhoff

Southwest region

Bio

417-359-1500 ext. 4560
417-839-2881 cell
John.Lueckenhoff@mshp.dps.mo.gov
Twitter @MSHPTtrooperD
Facebook /MoTrooper

Sergeant John H. Lueckenhoff

Public Information and Education Officer

Missouri State Highway Patrol - Troop D. Carthage, MO

First Impact LEO Speaker

Officer William Luu

Officer William Luu

St. Louis region

Bio

314-493-6133
314-427-8000
Wluu@stannmo.org

Officer Will Luu
St Ann Police Department
10405 St Charles Rock Road, St. Ann, MO 63074

9 yrs experience
4 E Instructor, Taser Instructor, D.A.R.E instructor

First Impact LEO Speaker, 2018

Stephanie Malita

Stephanie Malita

Northwest region

Bio

816-271-5327
smalita@stjoemo.org

St. Joseph Health Department
Administrative Specialist, Public Information Officer

First Impact Facilitator, May 2016

Douglas Manninger

Douglas Manninger

St. Louis region

Bio

314-442-2075
crimeprevention@crevecoeurmo.gov

Creve Coeur Police Department
Detective Bureau
300 N. New Ballas Road
Creve Coeur, MO  63141

First Impact LEO Speaker

Angie Maue

Angie Maue

St. Louis region

Bio

636-697-3935
almaue@gmail.com

Current employer: Compass Health Network, Marketing Associate

Previous employment: Tracker Designs
Lead Web/Graphic Designer

Education: BA in Education focusing on Theology, Youth Education and Art.
Maue is the founder of Luke's Legacy, Inc. - a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization started in 2011, in memory of her son, Luke Maue, who was killed by a drunk driver in 2001 at the age of 7. The mission of Luke's Legacy Inc. is to Eliminate Drunk Driving, Prevent Underage Drinking and Educate Our Communities.

First Impact Facilitator, June 2019

Chris McBane

Chris McBane

Northwest region

Bio

573-884-3463
cmcbane@stjoemo.org

St. Joseph Police Department: 15 years
In Charge of Traffic Unit and Crash Team; Duties also include: Crash Reconstructionist, Drug Recognition Expert, Field Sobriety Instructor

Past Employment: Deputy Sheriff, Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept.

First Impact LEO Speaker, June 2017

Tim McDaniel

Tim McDaniel

Northeast region

Bio

warden006@gmail.com

Missouri Department of Conservation: 31 years, 26 years serving as a Conservation Agent in Lincoln County.

He has been a driver’s training instructor for that department for the past 15 years. He also has 2 sons whom he helped through the graduated driver’s license system.

Education: B.S. degree in Wildlife Management and Conservation from Southeast Missouri State University

First Impact Facilitator, June 2017

Bob McWilliams

Bob McWilliams

Northeast region

Bio

573-884-3463
firstimpact@health.missouri.edu

St. Charles City Park Department, Park Ranger
Retired, St. Charles City Police Department, 40+ years of service
Specialized in accident investigation and reconstruction, Standardized Field Sobriety Test instructor, Breathalyzer maintenance specialist, Drug Recognition Expert, Crisis/Hostage Negotiator, Canine Handler
Recognized multiple times by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for his work; Recognized as a top traffic specialist in the St. Louis Metropolitan area; Served as a volunteer firefighter for approximately 20 years; Served in the US Air Force for 4 years as an aircraft crash firefighter

First Impact LEO Speaker

Tammy Meneely

Tammy Meneely

Northwest region

Bio

660-646-3218
Tammy.Meneely@modot.mo.gov

Missouri Department of Transportation, 26 years
Sr. Construction Project Office Assistant MODOT
1303 Mitchell Ave
Chillicothe, MO 64601

Tammy participates in Arrive Alive, It Only Takes One, and other school programs geared towards safety on the roadway, 10 years.

First Impact Facilitator

St. Charles Police Department

Dean Meyer

St. Louis region

Bio

573-884-3463
firstimpact@health.missouri.eduSt. Charles Police Department logo

St. Charles City Police Department, 25 years
9 years as a traffic officer, 8 years as a crash consultant

First Impact LEO Speaker, March 2017

SGT Elliott Miller

SGT Elliott Miller

St. Louis region

Bio

314-493-6134
emiller@stannmo.org
http://www.stannmo.org/131/Police-Department

St. Ann Police Department, 17 years
School Resource Officer
4E Instructor, Drug Abuse Resistance Education Instructor

First Impact LEO Speaker, August 2017

Buckle Up

MAJOR Jeff Mitchell

Southeast region

Bio

Malden Police Department

First Impact LEO Speaker

SGT Michael Mitchell

SGT Michael Mitchell

Central region

Bio

  • December 1992 graduated Southwest Missouri State University with BS in sociology and minor in criminal justice
  • 1993 graduated Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy
  • Assigned to troop I as a trooper in Dent County
  • Promoted to the rank of corporal 1998 transferred to Crawford County
  • Promoted to sergeant 2003 and served as zone commander zone 9 Crawford County to 2018
  • July 2018 assigned troop I public information and education officer

First Impact LEO Speaker

SGT Tom Mozelewski

SGT Tom Mozelewski

St. Louis region

Bio

636-278-2222
tmozelewski@stpetersmo.net
https://www.stpetersmo.net/police-department.aspx

St. Peters Police Department: 1997 to present
Bureau Field Operations, Patrol Division
1020 Grand Teton Drive
St. Peters, MO 63376

Education: B.S. Business Management, University of Missouri @ St. Louis, 1995
St. Charles County Police Academy 1996-1997
St. Peters Police Department assignments: Field Training Officer 1999; Detective Bureau 2005; Patrol Sergeant 2012; Traffic Sergeant 2013 to 2019; Detective Sergeant 2019 to present

Member of St. Louis Regional Coalition for Roadway Safety
Member of St. Louis Traffic Safety Council

First Impact LEO Speaker, January 2017

Vic Muschler

Vic Muschler

Northeast region

Bio

573-884-3463
firstimpact@health.missouri.eduBuckle Up Phone Down

Career: 21 years as a member of the MO Air National Guard serving in several positions including Security Forces, Security Forces Trainer and retiring from Aircraft Maintenance as a Aircraft Munitions Specialist, deploying during Operation Northern Watch.

Vic served as a Police Officer, Detective and Crime Scene Investigator for St. Charles Police Department. Vic also worked as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer, specializing in Environmental Crime and served as member of the National Counter Terrorism Response Team. He responded to Washington DC during 9/11 and New Orleans during Katrina.

Additional experience includes a Team Leader with Federal Law Enforcement Accreditation and evaluating all Federal Law Enforcement for National Accreditation.

After retirement from his Federal Law Enforcement career, Vic worked as an Intelligence Analyst for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC).

Personal: Vic is a life long resident of Missouri. He has two adult children and 4 grandchildren.

First Impact LEO Speaker, March 2017

SGT Clark Parrott

Sergeant Clark D. Parrott

Southeast region

Bio

573-840-9500 ext. 3532
clark.parrott@mshp.dps.mo.gov
http://www.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/PIED/
@MshpTrooperE

Missouri State Highway Patrol
Troop E Public Information and Education Officer
4947 Highway 67 North
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

First Impact LEO Speaker, May 2016

SGT Jimmy Phelps

SGT Jimmy Phelps

Southeast region

Bio

573-276-2211
jphelps@malden.k12.mo.us

Malden Police Department, SGT, 15 years
Duties have included Taser Technician, Evidence Technician and Shift Supervisor.

Current Assignment: Malden R-1 School District, SRO (School Resource Officer), 3 years
Duties as SRO include school security, student and staff safety, school bus driver, and Active Shooter Training.

First Impact LEO Speaker, August 2017

Tamara Pitts

Tamara Pitts

Kansas City Region

Bio

Employment: MoDOT, June 2006 to present; She has held positions in Highway Safety and Traffic, as well as, Multimodal Operations – Aviation. In her current role as a Sr. Traffic Studies Specialist in the KC District, she is the admin for the safety funds that are for Destination Safe Coalition. She is also the lead for all traffic engineering studies in Lafayette County.

Education: Iowa State University, B.S. in Civil Engineering in May 2006.

Personal: Tamara is from Chicago, IL. Tamara, enjoys volunteering for different non-profits, shopping, traveling, playing bunko, attending wine club and spending time with family and friends. In addition, she works part time at Sylvan Learning Center, teaching a variety of subjects, and Lane Byrant, as a sales associate. She is a member of the choir at Evangel Church, in Kansas City, MO. She is also on the executive board of Alliance for Career Development Nonprofit, a non-profit that assist individuals with clothing for their career development all over the country. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. where she holds the office of Financial Secretary for the state of Missouri. Lastly, Tamara has 3 sisters, 5 brothers and 14 nieces and nephews that all reside in Chicago.

First Impact Facilitator, June 2019

DET CPL Crystal Rorie

DET CPL Crystal Rorie

Southwest region

Bio

417-326-5298
crorie@bolivarpolice.org
http://bolivar.mo.us/police-department-2/

Bolivar Police Department
417-326-5298 (office)
417-328-5842 (direct)

8 years in Law Enforcement. Began career with Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department in 2010. Moved and continued my law enforcement career with the Bolivar Police Department 2015. Was promoted from Officer to Corporal with the Bolivar Police Department in May 2018.

First Impact LEO Speaker

SGT Doug Ruediger

SGT Doug Ruediger

Central region

Bio

573-634-6397
DRuediger@jeffcitymo.org

Jefferson City Police Department, 1996 to Present
Traffic Unit Supervisor

Current Assignment: Traffic Unit Supervisor
Sergeant Ruediger began his career in law enforcement in Jefferson City, MO in 1996. He served as a patrol officer for two years and then moved into a role of crash investigator / reconstructionist within the patrol section. During this time, he was also a field training officer and a member of the Department’s SWAT team. In February 2003, a dedicated Traffic Unit was created and he was transferred to that unit where he remained until being promoted to the rank of sergeant in September 2007 and transferred back to Patrol. In June 2011, he was transferred from Patrol back to the Traffic Unit as its supervisor.

First Impact LEO Speaker, January 2017

Carrie Sabo

Carrie Sabo

Southwest region

Bio

417-859-2532 Ext. 211
csabo@webstercohealth.com

Webster Co. Health Unit
233 E. Washington
Marshfield, MO 65706

Employer: Webster County Health Unit since 2018, Community Health Registered Nurse

Experience: St. John’s/Mercy, Emergency Room and Burn Unit; Cox South Neuro Trauma Intensive Care US Navy Active Duty for 4 years; Education: St. John’s/SBU School of Nursing, 2005

Personal: Married, 4 children

Interests: I have a passion for teaching Distracted Driving Awareness and safe driving practices in general. When the largest killer of our teens is 100% preventable, motivation is high to educate and make teens, and their parents, aware of steps they can take to stay safe on the roadways and get where they are going…ALIVE.

First Impact Facilitator, 2019

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Pete Sansone

St. Louis region

Bio

Peter.Sansone@stcharlescitymo.gov

St. Charles City Police Department, 17 years
Crash reconstructionist 12 years
Current Assignment  Crime Scene Unit/Major Crash Investigation Team
Instructor, Eastern Missouri Police Academy, teaching basic crash investigation and S.T.A.R.S. reporting

First Impact LEO Speaker

Jefferson City Police Department

Lucas Scheidt

Central region

Bio

573-884-3473
lscheidt@jeffcitymo.org

Jefferson City Police Department

First Impact LEO Speaker, January 2017

Dr. Ayanna Shivers

Dr. Ayanna Shivers

Northeast region

Bio

Lincoln University
Assistant professor/Director of Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Education: University of Oklahoma, degree in journalism
Citadel, South Carolina, M.Ed in Counselor Education in 2001
University of Southern Mississippi.​​ Ph.D in Education 2008
Liberty University, Masters in Theology 2015

Career: Dr. Shivers worked 14 years in South Carolina where she was a middle school counselor. In 2008 she was the inaugural recipient of the HEART award, which was the highest recognition in the state for school counselors. She represented South Carolina on the SREB project to create the first on-line module to help counselors meet the needs of the diverse group of students they served. While in South Carolina, she also taught classes at South Carolina State University in its Counseling Education Department. In August 2014, Dr. Shivers returned to Missouri, where she served as the Director of College and Career Counseling at Missouri Military Academy. She also teaches for Lincoln University in its School of Education. Dr. Shivers holds her Global Career Development Facilitators Credential; and has her National Board Certified Teacher in Early Childhood/Young Adult School Counseling. In addition to her work as an educator she is the pastor of Harpers Chapel Everybody’s Church in Montgomery City, and she currently serves as the Mayor of Mexico, MO.

First Impact Facilitator

Jefferson City Police Department

Jeff Skinner

Central region

Bio

573-884-3473
jskinner@jeffcitymo.org

Jefferson City Police Department

First Impact LEO Speaker, January 2017

MoDOT

Griffin Smith

Kansas City region

Bio

816-607-2108
Griffin.Smith@modot.mo.gov

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Missouri Department of Transportation, 8 years
600 NE Colbern Road
Lee’s Summit, MO  64086
Traffic Operations Engineer – Kansas City

Education: University of Missouri @ Kansas City, B.S. Civil Engineering 2009

Community: Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, Destination Safe

Personal: Griffin’s passion is serving the public.

First Impact Facilitator

SGT Larry Stobbs

SGT Larry Stobbs

Northwest region

Bio

816-236-1474
lastobbs@stjoemo.org

St. Joseph Police Department

Career: 29 year veteran of the  St. Joseph Police Department

Community: Member of the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association
Advisory Board Member Heartland Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Chairman of the Drug Free Community Coalition in Buchanan County

First Impact LEO Speaker

SGT Collin Stosberg

LT Collin Stosberg

Central region

Bio

816-622-0800 Ext 3149
Collin.Stosberg@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Missouri State Highway Patrol
Lieutenant, Public Information and Education Division

Education: Graduated from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Academy – June 1997
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri; Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with Emphasis in Law Enforcement, Minor in Psychology – May 1996

First Impact LEO Speaker

DEP Dustin Southard

DEP Dustin Southard

Kansas City region

Bio

660-827-0052
southardd@pettiscomo.com

Deputy Dustin R. Southard #623
Pettis County Sheriff's Office
319 S. Lamine Avenue, Sedalia, MO 65301

First Impact LEO Speaker

Livingston County Health Department

Mary Taylor

Northwest region

Bio

660-646-5506
mary.taylor@livcohealth.com

Livingston County Health Center
R.N., Maternal Child Health
800 Adam Drive
Chillicothe, MO 64601

First Impact Facilitator

Corporal Dallas Thompson

Corporal Dallas Thompson

St. Louis region

Bio

636-300-2800
dallas.thompson@mshp.dps.mo.gov
http://www.mshp.dps.mo.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/PIED/

Missouri State Highway Patrol
Public Information Officer, St. Louis, Troop C

Corporal Dallas R. Thompson, is a native of Potosi, Missouri, and graduated from Potosi High School in 1995. He attended Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Missouri and obtained his Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1997.

Corporal Thompson began his career with the Missouri State Highway Patrol on October 20, 2002. After graduation, he was assigned to Troop C Zone 14, Washington/St. Francois Counties. Prior to his employment with the Highway Patrol, he also served as a deputy sheriff with the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and as a police officer with the Sullivan Police Department. He has served Troop C as a part time marijuana eradication officer for six years as well as served as a zone terrorism officer in his assigned counties. He has been a member of the Troop C Honor Guard for twelve years. Corporal Thompson was also Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Trooper for Troop C for almost two years.

Corporal Thompson is currently assigned as a Public Information and Education Officer for the Highway Patrol at Troop C. He is married to Dawn (Skiles) Thompson and they have two children.

First Impact LEO Speaker, August 2017

Deputy Steven H. Verble

Deputy Steven H. Verble

Central region

Bio

573-875-1111
SVerble@boonecountymo.or

Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 2016 – present

Prior: University of Missouri Police Department, 2010 – 2016

Drug Recognition Expert, Traffic Crash Reconstructionist, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor, RADAR Instructor, Type II Breath Instrument Supervisor, Field Training Officer

Education: University of Central Missouri in 2009, B.S., Criminal Justice.

First Impact LEO Speaker, August 2018

Debbie West

Debbie West

Southwest region

Bio

Phone: 417-269-3026
Fax: 417-225-9931
Mobile: 417-844-9221
Deborah.West@coxhealth.com
coxhealth.com

Professional: COX HEALTH SYSTEMS, Prehospital Education Department

Certifications: Basic Life Support Instructor(BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor (PALS)
Prehospital Trauma Life Support Instructor (PHTLS)
Defensive Tactics for EMS (EVE)
Instructor: First Responder
Educator/PI/QI–Prehospital Education Department, July 2012 – Present
COX HEALTH SYSTEMS, Prehospital Department, Springfield, Missouri, Based in Cassville, Missouri.

Prior: Manager, South Barry County Ambulance/Dade County Ambulance.
General management of 38 staff members. November 2001 to July 2012
Staff Educator – Cox Monett Hospital Responsible for organization, management of the scheduling of all classes necessary for all hospital staff.
Management of Healthstream program, MONA folders, and several
occupational health aspects. July 2011-July 2012

Additional: Missouri Emergency Medical Services Member
Past: Missouri Emergency Medical Services Board of Director
Professional: Southwest Missouri Critical Incident Management Team
National Emergency Medical Services Member
Activities: Paramedic/EMT preceptor-sponsor

Memberships: National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators (NAEMSE)
Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association (MEMSA)
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
Chairperson Barry County Child Fatality Review Panel

Education: Southwest Baptist University/Springfield Campus, Springfield, Missouri
Bachelor of Science degree in Business Emphasis in Marketing and Management. Graduated Cum Laude, May 1999.
Cox Health Systems Paramedic Program 1994 -1995
Received academic excellence award

Drury College, Springfield, Missouri. 1974 – 1975
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. 1971-1974

Community: Member, Washburn Church of Christ
Activities: Medical Officer, Washburn Volunteer Fire Department
Instruct Community BLS Programs Registered with Heart of America Bone Marrow Donor Program

First Impact Facilitator, July 2017

SGT Scott White

SGT Scott White

Central region

Bio

573-751-1000
Scott.White@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Missouri State Highway Patrol, 1995 to present
Current Assignment:  Public Information and Education Officer
Troop F, Jefferson City

Career: Sergeant White began his career in law enforcement in Carthage, MO in 1995.  He has served as a criminal investigator, road trooper, field training officer and marine operations trooper.

First Impact LEO Speaker, May 2016

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Brad Winfrey

Kansas City region

Bio

816-302-8642
bwinfrey@cmh.edu

Brad Winfrey, RN, BSN, BA, CPEN, CPST

Employer: Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Manager of Center for Childhood Safety & Injury Prevention
2401 Gilham Road Kansas City, MO 64108

Prior experience: 20 years as staff RN and Educator in Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center Emergency Department: Children Mercy Kansas City

First Impact Facilitator

Allyn Workman

Allyn Workman

St. Louis region

Bio

314-302-4542
allynworkman@charter.net

Retired: Rockwood School District

Education: B. S. Moorhead (MN) State University
Majors: Physical Education and Health Education; Minor: Social Studies

Certifications: Driver Education and Coaching
M.S. Tri-College University at North Dakota State University: Secondary Administration
Ed.S. North Dakota State University: Education Administration Specialist

  • Currently teaching driver education for the Parkway-Rockwood Community Education program
  • Member of Missouri Driver Safety Education Association (MODSEA)
  • MODSEA Executive Board member
  • MODSEA Teacher of the Year 2009
  • MODSEA President 2009 – 2011
  • American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) member
  • ADTSEA Secondary Division Chairperson for national conference
  • ADTSEA Board Member representing South Central Region
  • Driver Ed Consultant

First Impact Facilitator, May 2016

James A. Young

James A. Young

Central region

Bio

573-882-7201
youngjames@missouri.edu
https://www.mupolice.missouri.edu

Employment: Police Officer at University Police Department (MUPD), January 2010; Current Assignment: Crime Prevention Officer at MUPD
Crash Reconstructionist since 2012
Crash Investigation Instructor at Law Enforcement Training Institute, 2015

Education: BS in Justice Systems, Truman State University, December 2008
Law Enforcement Training Institute (LETI) Police Academy, August 2009

First Impact LEO Speaker, December 2017