Southern Missouri

Welcome to the American Red Cross of Southern Missouri

While our Volunteers are likely to go anywhere in America when a major disaster strikes, the American Red Cross of Southern Missouri routinely serves the following 29 counties: Barry, Barton, Carter, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Polk, Reynolds, Ripley, St. Clair, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, and Wright.

Volunteers are answering the call 24/7/365. If you have an immediate need due to a fire or other natural disaster, or you need assistance from our Service to the Armed Forces program such as emergency communications, please call our toll free number.


Volunteer Opportunities

Thank your interest in volunteering with the Southern Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross. Depending on your location, you may either attend an in person orientation or complete an online orientation. Find out how rewarding giving your time and efforts can be by exploring the specific volunteer opportunities now available!

Board of Directors

Joel Alexander
Communications Manager, City Utilities

Russ Conroy
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Mercy Health System

Vice Chair
Ginger Gooch
Partner, Husch Blackwell

Board of Directors
  • Rob Akers
    State Farm Insurance

  • Catherine Bass Black
    Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition
    Bass Pro

  • James Bonds
    Leadership Development Coach/CEO
    Well Driven Life, LLC

  • Bruce Colony
    Vice President/COO
    DeWitt & Associates, Inc.

  • Gregg Groves
    Sr. VP and General Counsel
    John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts

  • Dr. Yung Hwang
    Family Clinic

  • Beth Keeling
    Business Manager
    Paragon Architecture
  • Brian McDonough, Past Chair
    KY-3, Inc.

  • Genny Maroc
    VP Clinical Services, System Administration
    Cox Health Systems

  • Jean Nyberg
    BKD, LLP

  • Charley Puls
    Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer
    Guaranty Bank

  • Greg Tigges
    Document Solutions of Springfield