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Region 5 | SW

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Established 2016 | 2017 (formerly Springfield Area)

Council Officer Listing

*Counties Represented: Christian, Greene, Stone, Taney

Council Chair:

Capt. Melisssa Howell



Council Co-Chair: 

Marietta Hagan



Jenny Deppe



Betsy Curtis


Training Committee Chair: 

Deputy Kyle Essary


Liaison Contact(s):

Lela Cook | Peyton Northrup | Christy West

CIT Meetings/Activities Schedules: 


Council Meetings: 

Monthly | Second Wednesday of each month @ 2:00 p.m.

Location:  Currently meeting in person at alternating locations and virtually via Zoom

Training Committee Meetings:

Same as Council Meetings


Council Law Enforcement Agency Members by Jurisdiction Name


Branson Police Department

Clever Police Department

Indian Point Police Department

Kimberling City Police Department

Nixa Police Department

Republic Police Department

Springfield Police Department

Willard Police Department

Greene County Sheriff /Jail

Taney County Sheriff /Jail

Mercy Public Safety

Council Community Partners Agencies by Agency Name


AIDS Project of the Ozarks

Better Life in Recovery

Burrell Behavioral Health

CDC Foundation

CenterPointe Hospital

Christian County Juvenile Office

Christian County Public Administrator Office

Citizens Memorial Hospital

Community Partnership of the Ozarks



Eustasis Psychiatric & Addiction Health

Greene County Public Administrator Office

Harmony House

Heartland Behavioral Health

Lakeland Behavioral Health

Link Ability

MO DHSS Adult Protective Services

Missouri Foundation for Health

Missouri Institute of Mental Health

MSU Care Clinic

Moral Injury Institute

NAMI Southwest Missouri

Perimeter Behavioral Hospital

Preferred Family Healthcare

Springfield Greene County Health Department

Springfield Municipal Court

Springfield Vet Center

Stone County Probation & Parole

Stone County Recovery Center

Taney County Public Administrators Office

The Broke Wellness Center

Wellness for Warriors

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