Missouri APSE


Established in 1994



Duane Shumate

Vice President

Chaz Nickolaus


Missy Johns


Heather Parnell

General Board Members

Duane Shumate

Charles Nickolaus

Heather Parnell

Missy Johns,

Kim Anderson

Cassidi Jobe

Debra Brock

Richard Coleman

Ryan Gee

Ed Thomas

Elizabeth Perkins

Andrea Swope

Candace Cunningham

Jessica Mahon
Ex officio

Wendy Hays
Ex Officio


Jan Dougherty 
County of Summit Board of Developmental Disabilities


Chapter Training & Events

More Information Coming Soon!

Policy & Advocacy

Public Policy Liaison
Chaz Nickolaus

State Employment First Efforts: Directive/Executive Order

Employment First Missouri website

Contact Your Governor
Contact your state governor.

Missouri General Assembly
Find the names and current activities of your state legislators.

Find Your Senators
Contact your state’s senators in the U.S. Senate.

Find Your U.S. Representatives
Contact your representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives.


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