DMH Better Government

Operational Excellence

DMH Better Government-Operational Excellence is a webpage to provide you, the citizens of Missouri, and fellow state team members with user friendly, transparent, efficient and focused information on the direction of DMH. Here you will find links to resources and programs that are “moving us forward together.”

DMH continues to build its leadership and culture for continuous improvement. Julia LePage is leading the department’s Operational Excellence initiatives. The documents and individuals listed below are participants in the process improvement activities for DMH.

For more information on the statewide Better Government practices visit:

Operational Excellence Teams

Department Placemat Team
  1. Angie Stuckenschneider
  2. Lucas Evans
  3. Kerri Tesreau
  4. Molly Boeckmann
  5. Wendy Witcig
  6. April Maxwell
  7. Melissa Jones
  8. Heike Johns
Department Dashboard Team
  1. Bob Reitz
  2. Jason Jones
  3. Molly Boeckmann
  4. Lucas Evans
  5. Kerri Tesreau
  6. Wendy Witcig
  7. Amber Stockreef
Department Continuous Improvement Team
  1. Becky Hughes
  2. Lisa Franz
  3. Lucas Evans
  4. Cla Stearns
  5. Wendy Witcig
DMH Greenbelt Training participants
  1. Molly Boeckmann
  2. Kerri Tesreau
  3. Lucas Evans
  4. Julia LePage
  5. Wendy Witcig
  6. Cla Stearns
DMH Statewide Operational Excellence Advisory Team
  1. Elizabeth Bittick – DD, Southwest Community Services
  2. Cara Bland – DD, Joplin Regional Office
  3. Sarah Conway – DD, St. Louis Regional Office
  4. Wendy Davis – DD, Central Missouri Regional Office
  5. JJ Gossrau – DBH, St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center (SLPRC)
  6. Savannah Hampton – DD, Southwest Community
  7. Neil Harms – DD, Central Office
  8. Mark Heinze – DD, Hannibal Office
  9. Misty Hollingsworth – DD, St. Louis Regional Office
  10. Karol Johnson – DBH, Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center (NMPRC)
  11. Diana Jones – DBH, SLPRC
  12. Catherine Lane – DD, NWCS
  13. Theresa Leggett – DD, St. Louis Regional Office
  14. Eric Lilly – DBH, Hawthorn
  15. Cory McMahon – DD, Central Office
  16. Alicia Pardee – DBH, Fulton State Hospital
  17. Bradley Peters – DD, St. Louis Regional Office
  18. Carolyn Raynor-McClanahan – DBH, SMMHC
  19. James Reynolds – DBH, NMPRC
  20. Kevin Riley – DBH, Fulton State Hospital
  21. Christopher Roberts – North Central, Investigations Unit
  22. Carmel Seal – DD, Southeast Missouri Residential Services
  23. Amber Stockreef – Children’s Services, Central Office
  24. Kerri Tesreau – DD, Central Office
  25. Marcy Volner – DD, Rolla Satellite Office
  26. Renee Wilde – DBH, Fulton State Hospital
  27. Wendy Witcig – DD, Central Office
  28. Sheila Wunning – DD, St. Louis DDTC