Missouri Veterans Commission Commissioners
The Missouri Veterans Commission shall be composed of nine members. Two members shall be members of the senate, one appointed by the president pro tem of the senate and one appointed by the senate minority floor leader, two members shall be members of the house of representatives, one appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives and one appointed by the house minority floor leader, and in appointing such members, preference shall be given to current or former members of the military and their spouses, parents, and children. Members appointed from the house of representatives and the senate shall be appointed for a two-year term or until a successor is appointed and may be reappointed to the commission. Five members, who shall be veterans appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, for a four-year term; except that initial appointments to the commission shall consist of two veterans to serve four-year terms, two veterans to serve three-year terms, and one veteran to serve a two-year term. In addition, the chair of the Missouri military preparedness and enhancement commission or the chair's designee shall be an ex officio member of the commission. For more information, please see Revised Statues of Missouri, Chapter 42.
Scott C. Englund
Mr. Englund was appointed to the Missouri Veterans Commission on September 13, 2010 by Governor Jay Nixon to serve for a term ending November 2, 2013. Mr.Englund is a retired Major from the Missouri National Guard and a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. Mr. Englund is also a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He currently resides in Jefferson City, MO where he is an Audit Manager with the US Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Inspector General/Office of Audit Services.
Nancy M. Nelson
Ms. Nelson was appointed to the Missouri Veterans Commission on March 18, 2009 by Governor Jay Nixon to serve for a term ending March 17, 2013. Ms. Nelson is a U.S. Navy Veteran from Imperial, Missouri. She is a member of the VFW and has held several Post, District, and State leadership positions. She is a branch chief for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in their maritime branch. Ms. Nelson resides in Imperial, Missouri.
J. Michael (Mike) Mowrer
Mr. Mowrer was appointed to the Missouri Veterans Commission on January 6, 2015 by Governor Jay Nixon to serve for a term ending November 2, 2016. A Graduate of Ranger, Field Artillery and Medical Service Officer Qualification Course, he was Commissioned as Second Lieutenant U.S. Army Filed Artillery June 1967 with service in Vietnam. Mr. Mowrer is Partner with law firm of Dalton and Mowrer Kennett, Missouri and serves as the Municipal Judge, City of Kennett, Missouri.
William (Bill) A. Wallace
Mr. Wallace was appointed to the Missouri Veterans Commission on April 12, 2016 by Governor Jay Nixon to serve a term ending November 2, 2017. Mr. Wallace holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and currently serves as the Executive Director for U.S. VETS - St. Louis. He resides in St. Louis.
Charles R. Wooten
Mr. Wooten was appointed to the Commission on August 1, 2012 by Governor Jay Nixon to serve for a term ending November 2, 2015. A World War II Veteran, Mr. Wooten served in the United States Navy. He also served on the Springfield City Council from 1982 to 1988 before being elected as State Representative for 137th District, a position he held for five terms. Mr. Wooten resides in Nixa Missouri.
Representative Steven Lynch
Representative Lynch serves Missouri's 122 House District. He serves as Vice-Chairman on the House Veterans Committee. The Missouri State Veterans Cemetery-Ft. Leonard Wood is in his district.
Senator Dan Brown
Senator Brown serves District 16 and lives in Rolla. He is current Chairman of Senate Appropriates Committee and serves on the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. The Missouri Veterans Home - St. James is in his district.
Senator Jill Schupp
Senator Schupp serves District 24 and lives in the St. Louis area. She is a member of Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. She is founder of the Missouri Veterans History Project.
Representative Pat Conway
Representative Conway serves District 010 and lives in St. Joseph, Missouri. He is a member of the House Veterans Committee. Representative Conway is a Veteran of the Vietnam War.