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

Jump to Area Offices 

Headquarters Staff (Click name to email)

Jessica Anderson

Administrative Assistant
Mandi Steward Ballinger
Marketing & Communications
Jennifer Brown
Major Gifts Officer
Kami Delameter
Regional Development

Lisa DeSha

Carol Griffin

Partnership Manager 

Mary Lou Hammann
Senior Director of Operations  
Stacey Koeller
Regional Development Director   

Trish Lutz
Senior Director of Programs

Mark Musso
Mary Bauer Niswonger
Partnership Manager

Jennifer Rodvelt
Development Services Assistant

Brandon Schatsiek
      Multimedia & Athlete Leadership Manager

Crystal Schuster
Development Manager

Tim Schuster
   Sports and Training Director     

Laurie Shadoan
Chief Advancement Officer

Susan Shaffer
Outreach and Games 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]
1001 Diamond Ridge, Suite 800
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573-635-1660
Fax: 573-635-8233

Diane Brimer
Regional Program Director





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

Adam Wright
Development Manager







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

Alyssa Cress
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 


 Jennifer Krumm
Development Coordinator 


Amber McWilliams
Program Manager 

Amanda Castetter
Development Manager