Animal Health Division Staff

Administration

Linda Hickam, DVM, State Veterinarian
(573) 751-3377

Greg Onstott, Ag Manager
(573) 751-7766

Larry Forgey, DVM, Pathologist
(417) 895-6861
(417) 225-8390 – cell phone

Kent Haden, DVM, Epidemiologist
(573) 751-2251

Kristina Stafford, Division Secretary
(573) 751-2265

Vacant, Senior Office Support Assistant

Anna Frederick, Administrative Office Support Assistant
(573) 751-5610

Carole Wolfe, Administrative Office Support Assistant
(573) 751-4259

Taylor Otto, Senior Office Support Assistant
(573) 751-2252

Alisa Franklin, Senior Office Support Assistant
(573) 751-2267

Laura Barry, Executive I
(573) 751-4358

Agri-Security

(573) 522-1802
Fax: (573) 751-6919

Merrel Breyer, Agri-Security Specialist
(573) 690-2689 - cell phone

Animal Care Facilities Act Program (ACFA)

(573) 751-3076
Fax: (573) 526-2059
acfa@mda.mo.gov

Matt Rold, ACFA Coordinator
(573) 751-2311
(573) 999-2031 - cell phone

Jean Schmidt, DVM, Program Veterinarian
(573) 522-8615
(573) 469-8067 - cell phone

Rachel Cook, DVM, Veterinarian I
(573) 301-9708

Rachel Heimericks, Administrative Office Support Assistant
(573) 751-3076

Field Staff:

  1. Ron Praiswater, (816) 383-1830
  2. Vacant
  3. Mary Martin, (636) 358-1690
  4. Heidi Starke, (573) 301-1057
  5. Macey Reed, (573) 418-8753
  6. Erin Mendenhall, (573) 418-8347
  7. Olivia Bennett, (314) 277-0081
  8. Christine Mohr, (573) 469-1368
  9. Dave McCorkendale, (660) 890-1213
  10. Missy Crites, (573) 298-2254
  11. Alicia Graves, (417) 321-4460
  12. Nick Meizler, (417) 536-8157
  13. Cassie Driskill, (573) 469-1408

Animal Care Facilities Act Field Staff

Meat and Poultry Inspection

meatinspection@mda.mo.gov
(573) 522-1242
Fax: (573) 751-6919

Dustin Stegeman, Meat and Poultry Inspection Program Director
(573) 522-8429
(417) 225-8334 - cell phone

Marin DeBauch, DVM Veterinarian II
(573) 881-5759

Callie Ewers, Program Manager
(573) 690-1733

Vacant, Enforcement Investigation Analysis Officer

Linda Stokes, Executive I
(573) 522-1242

John Jordan, Compliance Investigator
(573) 247-2628

Chretta Mastin, Compliance Investigator
(816) 752-0630

Brad Hughes, Compliance Investigator
(573) 291-8517

Matt Gill, Compliance Investigator
(660) 888-0323

Becky Dowden, Compliance Investigator
(573) 690-2732

Meat and Poultry Inspection Field Staff

Relief Inspector
Dan Bargielski, (573) 415-6019

Meat and Poultry District Map

Missouri Animal Identification Program (MAIP)

(573) 751-3377
Fax: (573) 526-0745
animalid@mda.mo.gov

Poultry Health Program

(417) 895-6861
Fax: (417) 831-4766
poultry@mda.mo.gov

Larry Forgey, DVM, Program Coordinator
(417) 895-6861
(417) 225-8390 - cell phone

Bill Pittenger, Poultry Program Manager
(573) 644-4732 - cell phone

Tony Perryman, Animal Health Officer
(573) 522-3378
(573) 999-1191 - cell phone

Jennifer Weber, Animal Health Officer
(573) 526-4673
(573) 619-6683 - cell phone

District Veterinarians

District 1 - Sam Jameson, DVM, State Field Veterinarian
(816) 383-1831 - cell phone

District 2 - Tonya Collop, DVM, State Field Veterinarian
(660) 341-4574 - cell phone

District 3 - Kent Haden, DVM, State Field Veterinarian
(573) 751-2251
(573) 418-2066 - cell phone

District 4 - Royce Wilson, DVM, Federal Field Veterinarian
(573) 680-0791 - cell phone

District 5 - Dane Henry, DVM, Federal Field Veterinarian
(573) 680-0162 - cell phone

District 6 - John Hunt, DVM, Federal Field Veterinarian
(636) 392-8705

District 7 - Jeff Jenkins, DVM, State Field Veterinarian
(417) 322-0023 - cell phone

District 8 - Joseph Baker, DVM, State Field Veterinarian
(573) 421-2194 - cell phone

District 9 - David Rybolt, DVM,State Field Veterinarian
(417) 576-3643 - cell phone

Veterinarian Districts

Animal Health Officers Field Staff
Jean Nee (Federal), (573) 680-0630
Judi Riordan-Lolli (State), (660) 888-0322
Linda Barnes (Federal), (573) 301-9238
Tony Perryman (State), (573) 522-3378 or (573) 999-1191 – cell phone
Jennifer Weber (State), (573) 526-4673 or (573) 619-6683 – cell phone

Laboratories Staff

Jefferson City Lab
(573) 751-3460
Fax: (573) 751-5279

Quintin Muenks - Lab Manager
Jackie Forck
Andy Heimericks

Springfield Lab
(417) 895-6861
Fax: (417) 831-4766

Beth Melton, Lab Manager
John Boatright
Kevin Cook
Darin Dieckhoff
Denise Finn
John Melson
Liz Sexton