The newly-formed Schools, Mental Health And Emergency Services Task Force will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 8 at the Spencer Road Library.
In December, St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann named 14 people, including Fort Zumwalt School District Superintendent Bernard J. DuBray, to the task force in response to the Newtown, Conn. elementary school shooting.
Tuesday's meeting will take place in Community Commons Room 240. The agenda for the meeting included an election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson and presentations scheduled from public and private schools, higher education institutions, law enforcement and mental health services. The task force will discuss next steps for the task force to take.
The Task Force is accepting public comment in writing. Concerned citizens may leave your comments with staff at the task force meeting, provide it by email to Kelley Gibbs at firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to 636.949.7521 addressed to the Task Force or send comments by United States Mail to: 100 N. Third Street, Suite 318, St. Charles, MO 63301. All comments will be shared with the Task Force. Comments should focus on information that would be of benefit to the Task Force generally.
Members of the task force are:
- Bernard J. DuBray: Superintendent, Fort Zumwalt School District, representing the school community
- Jeff Marion: Superintendent, St. Charles School District, representing theschool community
- Bernard Naumann: President, Duchesne High School, representing theschool community
- Rebecca Schmidt: Principal, Immanuel Lutheran School, representing theschool community
- John Oldani: Vice President for Student Development, Lindenwood University, representing the school community
- Tom Neer: St. Charles County Sheriff, representing law enforcement
- Tom Bishop: St. Peters Chief of Police, representing law enforcement
- Lisa Harrison: Chief of Police, City of Wentzville, representing lawenforcement
- Nancy L. Schneider: Circuit Judge, Division 2, representing law enforcement
- Kenneth Simmons: Chief Juvenile Officer, St. Charles County, representing law enforcement
- Laura Heebner: President and Chief Executive Officer of Crider Center, representing mental health treatment
- Barbara Griffith: President /CEO of Community Living, representing developmental disabilities services
- Joe Brazil: District 2, , representing the County Council
- Terry Hollander: District 5, representing the County Council