Today, Governor Parson announced six new appointments to various boards and commissions.
Dr. Maynard Bill Jones, of Versailles, was reappointed to the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board.
Jones is a veterinarian at the Versailles Veterinary Clinic with over 46 years of experience. He holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri. Since 2008, he has been the Chairman of the Emergency Management and Public Health Committee of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, West Central Veterinary Medical Association, and serves on the Animal Orphanage Board of Directors.
Andrew Moore, of Poplar Bluff, was appointed to the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Moore is the owner of Moore Funeral Service in Poplar Bluff, as well as the Butler County Coroner. He is a licensed funeral director, embalmer, and life insurance agent in both Missouri and Kansas. He has nearly twenty years of service in the funeral industry. Moore holds an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Sciences from Northwest Mississippi Community College. Moore previously was the Deputy Coroner in Dunklin County. He is also the President of the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce and past President of the Poplar Bluff Lions Club.
Phillip Slinkard, of Neosho, was reappointed to the Missouri State Board of Accountancy.
Slinkard is the Chief Financial Officer at H.E. Williams, Inc. in Carthage. He also serves on the H.E. Williams Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Missouri State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society of Public Accountants, Institute of Management Accountants, Construction Financial Management Association, and Missouri Southern State University School of Business Advisory Board.
Dr. Linda Scorse, of Joplin, was appointed to the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board.
Scorse is a veterinarian at Cornerstone Animal Hospital in Joplin. She has over 40 years of veterinary experience. She holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri. Scorse is a member of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, Rotary Club, and the Missouri 4-H Foundation Board.
Joseph Smith, of St. Charles, was appointed to the St. Charles County Convention and Sports Facilities Authority.
Smith is a former member of the Missouri State House of Representatives, representing the 14th District and serving St. Charles County from 2003-2011. He has a Health & Life Insurance License in Missouri, Illinois, and Virginia. Smith holds a Masters of Arts in Communication-Promotions from Lindenwood University.
Robert Whelan, of Poplar Bluff, was appointed to the Missouri State Board of Accountancy.
Whelan is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner and owns his own practice in Poplar Bluff. He has 40 years of accounting experience. Whelan received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University. He also served in the U.S. Army. He is a member of the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Dexter Chamber of Commerce, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Poplar Bluff Kiwanis, and is President of the ERASE Foundation.