We, the staff of Special Olympics Missouri, believe in the following guiding values, which are engrained in the way we think and act:

Accountability, Excellence, Integrity, Optimism, Unity

These beliefs guide our choices and define for us integrity and the right course of action that bond us together as TEAM SOMO.

 
Not sure who to ask? Email your questions here!
 

State Headquarters

1001 Diamond Ridge, Suite 800
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573-635-1660
Fax: 573-635-8233

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Headquarters Staff (Click name to email)


Jessica Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Mandi Steward Ballinger
Marketing & Communications
Director
 


Gary Brimer
Risk Management Director


Jennifer Brown
Major Gifts Officer
   

Kami Delameter
Regional Development
Director  


Lisa DeSha
Controller  

   
Carol Griffin

Partnership Manager  


Mary Lou Hammann
Senior Director of Operations  

  Stacey Koeller

Regional Development Director   


Trish Lutz
Senior Director of Programs

Harrison McLean
Public Relations & Volunteer Coordinator 
  


Mark Musso
President/CEO
   
 

      
Mary Bauer Niswonger
Partnership Manager


Austin Rippeto
Volunteer and Training Coordinator 


Jennifer Rodvelt
Development Services Assistant    
  


Brandon Schatsiek
      Multimedia & Athlete Leadership Manager    


Crystal Schuster
Development Manager


Laurie Shadoan
Chief Advancement Officer
913-789-0353     


Susan Shaffer
Competition Director 


Cassie Stone
Data Entry Specialist 


Susan Stegeman
Vice President   
 

 
Kelly Tannehill
Database Director

      

 

 

SOMO Area Offices

Below are a list of our area offices. Each Area Office also maintains its own webpage full of news and event information. Click an Area's webpage link to learn more.

Central Area [webpage]
903 Old 63 North, Suite A
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-256-6367
Fax: 573-256-6369


Diane Brimer
Regional Program Director

Tim Schuster
   Development Director  

 
 
Megan Wallace
Program Manager

   

 

 

KC Metro Area [webpage]
9001 West 67th St.
Merriam, KS 66202
Phone: 913-789-0330
Fax: 913-789-0331 


Sarah Bachand

Program Manager

Rachel Sbisa

Development Manager
 

 


North Area [webpage]
2300 Frederick Ave. Suite #204
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Phone: 816-233-6232 
Fax: 816-233-0130

 
Alyssa Humphreys
Program Coordinator


Melody Prawitz
Development Director

 

 

Southeast Area [webpage]
1625 N. Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: 573-334-2859
Fax: 573-334-4924


Penny Williams
Development Director

Scott Williams
Program Director
Jen Rose
Program Coordinator 

 


Southwest Area [webpage]
2914 E. 32nd Street, Suite 304
Joplin, MO 64804
Phone:  417-624-5505
Fax: 417-624-5517


Robin Anderson
Development Director

Jana Fornelli

Program Manager 
 

 

St. Louis Metro Area [webpage]
2945 S. Brentwood
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: 314-961-7755
Fax: 314-961-0660


Jocelyn Diehl
Regional Program Director  


Jennifer Krumm

Development Coordinator  

Amber Young
Program Manager