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
As you’ve probably heard, a tornado moved through Jefferson City on May 22. All staff are safe. Unfortunately, the Training for Life Campus was hit and suffered damage. All operations at the building have been suspended. Staff have moved into a temporary office and may be reached by email or the phone number below.

Temporary office address: 
711 W McCarty St
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-635-1660 
Fax: 573-635-8233 (temporarily unavailable) 

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Headquarters Staff (Click name to email)


 
Jessica Anderson
Campus Services Coordinator
 
Mandi Steward Ballinger
Senior Director
of Communications
 
 
 
Travis Bourbon
Major Gifts Officer  


Meagan Davis
Health Wellness Manager
 
 
 
Kami Delameter
Sr Director of Development
& Volunteer Engagement
 

Annie Green

Administrative Assistant
  
 

Carol Griffin

Health - Partnership Manager
  

Mary Lou Hammann
Vice President - Operations


Kayla Hull
Digital Media Coordinator
 
 
Stacey Koeller
Regional Development Director
 
Trish Lutz
Vice President - Programs
 
 
 
Brian Neuner
Chief Development & Marketing Officer 
 
Mary Bauer Niswonger
Partnership Manager
 
 

Derek Sandbothe
  Campus Host
 
 
Brandon Schatsiek
  Multimedia & Athlete
Leadership Manager

 
Crystal Schuster
Development Director
 
Tim Schuster
Sports and Training Director
 
Laurie Shadoan
Chief Advancement Officer
913-789-0353 
 
Susan Shaffer
Outreach and Games Director
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Danielle Stafford
Chief Financial Officer
  
 
Cassie Stone
Database Assistant
 
 
 
Steve Stegeman
Facilities Manager
 
 
 
Susan Stegeman
President/CEO
 
 

Kelly Tannehill
IT 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]
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-635-1660
Fax: 573-635-8233

Diane Brimer
Regional Program Director

 

Genice Fisher
Program Assistant 

 

KC Metro Area [webpage]
9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816-535-9610
Fax: 816-535-9611 

Alyssa Cress
Program Director



Bridget Rutledge
Development Manager 

 

North Area [webpage]
702 Woodbine Road
St. Joseph, MO 64507
Phone: 816-233-6232
Fax: 816-233-0130

 

 

 



Jess Neely
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]
2702 Richard Joseph Blvd, Suite 114
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


    Claire Schanzmeyer
Development Services
Coordinator

                        


 Jennifer Kaiser
Special Events Manager


 Dillen Mayfield

Program Coordinator