Government Responders

Assignment J-306 GOVERNMENT
Miglena Mantcheva
Student # 835785

Emergency-related contacts for the City of Columbia, Boone County and Missouri governments

City of Columbia

Ray Beck, City Manager
Beck is in charge of all disaster actions for the City of Columbia

Jim McNabb, Director of the Office of Emergency Management and Joint Communications

Disaster Preparedness Department
Police Building, 874-7400

Stephanie Browning, Director of Health Department for the city and for Boone County

Boone County

Don Stamper, presiding commissioner
Serves on the Local Emergency Planning (LEPC) board, which includes:

  • EMS Committee
  • Civil Defense
  • Joint Communications (JCIC)

Disaster Plan
phone: 886-4305; H: 474-7413
pager: 999-2039

Boone County Fire Protection District- 447-5000

  • Ken Hines(Assistant Fire Chief)- W: 876-7600, 268-5941, 447-5000
  • Steve Winters (member)- H: 449-3585; W: 882-9144

Ted Boehm,
Boone County Sheriff


State Emergency Management Agency,


  • The SEMA Natural and Technological Hazards Branch is working with Federal and State Agencies and Local Governments to develop terrorism specific annexes to all existing hazard plans.
  • For information on planning for terrorism, contact the planning branch at (573) 526-9113 or email

Missouri National Guard,
Plans, Training and Operations

Missouri Department of Public Safety
Truman State Office Building, Rm. 870
P.O. Box 749, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0749
888/FYI-MDPS or Fax: 573/751-5399