MCDHH Staff

Opeoluwa SotonwaOpeoluwa Sotonwa
Executive Director
(573) 526-5205
opeoluwa.sotonwa@mcdhh.mo.gov

Laurie Lister

Laurie Lister
Office Support Specialist
(573) 526-5205
laurie.lister@mcdhh.mo.gov

Dee Sanfilippo
MICS Coordinator
(573) 526-3022
dee.sanfilippo@mcdhh.mo.gov

Christopher Ludvigsen

Christopher Ludvigsen
Community Support Liaison
christopher.ludvigsen@mcdhh.mo.gov
(573) 526-5205

AJ Housewright AJ Housewright
Staff Interpreter
(573) 526-5206
andrew.housewright@mcdhh.mo.gov
Jessica BrownJessica Brown
Interpreter Certification Specialist
(573) 526-5206
jessica.brown@mcdhh.mo.gov
Emily Fry MorrisonEmily Fry Morrison
Information Program Specialist
(573) 526-0232
emily.fry@mcdhh.mo.gov
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Current MCDHH Commissioners

The Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing consists of nine members who are knowledgeable about issues related to hearing loss and who have demonstrated a commitment to the full participation of deaf and hard of hearing people in all aspects of community life. The governor appoints the members of the Commission.

 

To apply for the Commission: Commission Application

Upcoming Commission Meeting

Date: February 1, 2018

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

Venue: 3216 Emerald Lane, Suite B, Jefferson City, MO 65109

Phone: (573) 526-5205

 Donne G. SchreinerDonna G. Schreiner, Chair
Seat Reserved for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Member
Shelly JonesShelly Jones, Vice-Chair
Seat Reserved for Representative for Interpreters
Owen VandeveldeOwen Vandevelde
Seat Reserved for Parent of a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child
Wendy JensenWendy Jensen
Seat Reserved for Local Public School Administration

Dr. Katie Barton

Dr. Katie Barton
Seat Reserved for Professional Representative-Audiologist

Mary E. HaleMary Hale
Reserved for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Member
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Board for Certification of Interpreters (BCI)

The Board for Certification of Interpreters (BCI) is composed of five members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Two members must be deaf, two must be certified interpreters, and one can be either deaf or a certified interpreter.

The mission of the Board for Certification of Interpreters, is to protect the citizens of the state through the certification of interpreters. In addition, the Board wishes to increase the pool of interpreters, maintain the quality of interpreting services, and establish clear standards of professionalism in the profession.

Upcoming BCI Meeting

Date: 

Time: 

Venue: 

Phone: (573) 526-5205

Jeffrey DunlapJeffrey Dunlap, Chair
Seat Reserved for Certified Interpreter

Cathee WolfordCathee Wolford, Secretary
Seat Reserved for Deaf member

 

Geneva ShearburnGeneva Shearburn
Seat Reserved for Certified Interpreter

Mishely TisiusMishely Tisius
Seat Reserved for Deaf Member or Certified Interpreter

 

 

Opeoluwa Sotonwa
Opeoluwa Sotonwa
Seat Reserved for MCDHH Executive Director

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