Support the Central Missouri Humane Society

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Executive Director – Mary Pat Boatfield

Mary Pat has been working in animal welfare for over 30 years. She gained experience from running animal shelters in Toledo, OH and Nashville, TN. If you would like to reach out to Mary Pat, email her at

Assistant Director -  Julie Aber

Julie has been with the shelter for several years.  She has a vast knowledge of how the shelter runs.  She keeps the CMHS organized and on task.  If you have a question for Julie you can reach her at or call 573.443.7387 ext. 203

Shelter Relations Coordinator – Colin LaVaute

If you are intersted in holding a fundraiser, need to conduct an interview, or have any questions or input about CMHS please contact Colin at or call 573.443.7387 ext. 211

Volunteer Program Coordinator – Chris Campbell

Want to get involved at CMHS? Chris is your go-to guy! He coordinates our database of hundreds of active volunteers here at the shelter. For more information on volunteering, call 573.443.7387 ext 211 or email!

Foster and Rescue Coordinators –  Jenny Romesburg/Brooke Dickerson

We are lucky to have such great foster rescue coordinators!  Jenny and Brooke work hard on saving our animals lives.  If you have questions or would like to become a foster parent, please e-mail Jenny at or Brooke at or call 573.443.7387 ext. 205.

Veterinarian - Dr. Ehlmann

Veterinary Technicians - Sam Kempf and Missy Lamme RVT

Development Associate – Kari Winkelmeyer

Department Leads:

  • Janie Mills- Front Desk Lead
  • Stephanie Lanham- Kennel Supervisor
  • Ashley Crocker – Cat Room Lead