Gov. Mike Parson announced six appointments to Missouri boards and commissions in a press release Monday.
Parson appointed Rose Windmiller to the Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District. Windmiller is the associate vice chancellor of government and community relations at Washington University in St. Louis
Nicole Wood was appointed to the Conservation Commission. Wood was appointed to the commission in 2017 by former Gov. Eric Greitens. Greitens later withdrew her appointment before it received Senate approval, according to Joe Jerek, spokesperson for the Missouri Department of Conservation. Wood is director of operations at Woodland Operations and Maintenance.
Gary Carver was reappointed to the Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, which he has served on since 2008. Carver is a member of the Council of Chiropractic Orthopedics, the Missouri Chiropractic Physicians Association and the American Chiropractic Association.
Colleen Scott and Vernon Scoville were appointed to the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners. Scott, who is the communications manager of Merck Animal Health, has served on the board since 2010. Scoville is Blue Springs’ city prosecutor, and served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1983 to 1991. Scoville is also a former associate circuit judge, and a retired Major in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Mike Thomson was reappointed to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education. Thomson served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2007 until 2015, where he chaired the Joint Committee on Education and the Higher Education Committee. He also taught at Northwest Missouri State University.