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Professional Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) is to assist the School of Social Work (SSW) in fulfilling its mission, particularly with respect to serving the needs of the people of Missouri and supporting public social services. The following are PAC members:


Dr. Jerrie Jacobs-Kenner, Senior Director
Crittenton Children’s Center

Past Chair

Dr. Jerrie Jacobs-Kenner, Senior Director
Crittenton Children’s Center

Committee Members

Ms. Rosie Anderson-Harper
Director, Recovery Services
Missouri Department of Mental Health

Ms. Phyllis Becker
Director, Division of Youth Services
Missouri Department of Social Services

Ms. Donna Clithero
Social Worker
Hospice Compasses

Ms. M. Jenise Comer
Director, Social Work Program
University of Central Missouri

Ms. Sarah Ann Froese
Behavioral Health Social Work Liaison
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital

Ms. Janis Irby
Unit Program Supervisor
NW Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center

Ms. Anne Janku
Research Manager, Court Business Services
Office of State Courts Administrator

Dr. Michael Kelly
Professor Emeritus
MU School of Social Work

Ms. Nancie McAnaugh
Chief Operating Officer
LeadingAge Missouri

Ms. Cindy Rackers
Section Administrator, Division of Community and Public Health
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Ms. Veronica Ramnarine
Chief, Social Work
Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital

Ms. Susan Savage
Deputy Director, Children's Division
Missouri Department of Social Services

Ms. Susan Schopflin
Director of Quality Care - Healthcare Home
Compass Health/Pathways/Family Counseling Center

Ms. Lori Strong-Goeke
Assistant Director for Planning, Office of Administration
Missouri Division of Budget and Planning

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson
Director, Associate Professor, Social Work Program
William Woods University

Dr. Deborah Word
Associate Professor, Social Work
Lincoln University