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The MRN Statewide Board of Directors provides guidance and direction for all affairs of the Missouri Recovery Network, conducts long-range planning, assists in funding plans, and defines MRN policy. When fully developed, the council may consist of 20 persons, representing various areas of the state, based on a regional formula.

Expectations for Becoming a Member of the Missouri Recovery Network (MRN) Statewide Board of Directors

  • Board members must be/become MRN members.
  • Board members must attend 80% of all meetings.
  • (Special circumstances will be excused)
  • Board members will provide leadership to MRN, support and consultation to the MRN Director.
  • Board members will assist in developing collaborative efforts among MRN members, friends and allies of recovery, treatment providers, recovery support providers, local communities, those in personal recovery, and other stakeholders.
  • MRN recognizes that there are diverse paths to recovery and recovery support. Although individual members may be more familiar with a particular path to recovery, the Board does not prefer or endorse one particular path or model to substance abuse recovery.
  • Board members will develop and maintain relationships with local officials as well as state legislators.
  • Board members are expected to share MRN’s messages with their community, local leaders and elected officials.
  • Board members will assist with rallying grassroots advocacy support as needed within their local areas and statewide.
  • Board members will promote policy change at the local and state level as directed by the MRN.
  • Board members will assist with all MRN functions and events.
  • Board members will be willing to provide oral and/or written testimony on behalf of MRN to legislative panels and at hearings of proposed legislation which affect the vision and/or mission of MRN.
  • If any Board member realizes after his/her appointment that he/she cannot attend and commit adequate time to the MRN statewide meetings and activities as required above, said Board member will remove himself/herself from the counci

Board Leadership

  • Mark McDonald

    President


Board Membership

  • Ken Chapman
  • Charles Conway
  • Martin Davy
  • Judie Didrickson
  • Sherry Huxol
  • Patricia Johnson
  • Micheal Liimatta
  • Kyle Mead
  • Jane Pfefferkorn
  • Mark Sheilds
  • Greg Smith
  • Jean Sokora
  • John Stuckey
  • Brie Wagner

Apply to MRN Statewide Board of Directors

The MRN Statewide Board of Directors provides guidance and direction for all affairs of the Missouri Recovery Network, conducts long-range planning, assists in funding plans, and defines MRN policy. When fully developed, the council may consist of 20 persons, representing various areas of the state, based on a regional formula.


Missouri Recovery Network Staff

  • Brenda Schell
    Brenda Schell

    Brenda Schell is the Executive Director for MRN.

    You may contact her by email:
    bschell@morecovery.org

  • Natalie Eickhoff
    Natalie Eickhoff

    Natalie Eickhoff is the Administrative Assistant for MRN.

    You my contact the office by phone:
    (573) 634-1029
    You may contact her by email:
    neickhoff@morecovery.org