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.


Email: Springfield Office

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

  • Kent Boyd
    Public Information and Marketing Director Springfield-Branson National Airport

  • Dr. Michael S. Clarke
    Clarke Orthopedic Clinic

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

  • Dr. Roger Huckfeldt
    Executive Director,
    Palm Medical Solutions

  • Dr. Yung Hwang
    Family Clinic

  • Beth Keeling
    Business Mgr.,
    Paragon Architecture
  • Brian McDonough, Past Chair
    KY-3/KSPR Television

  • Lindsey Oakley
    Sr. Manager,

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

  • Angela Smith
    ADsmith Marketing & Advertising

  • Ben Stone
    DeWitt & Associates

  • Greg Tigges
    Document Solutions of Springfield

  • Anthony Tindall
    Account Exec.,
    ServiceMaster Restore