Front row: Stephanie Farnen, Megan Naill, Shelby Wilson, Jessie Brumley, Amanda Cuminale, Sasha Wandrey
Second row: Jesarae Oliver, Sue Kuda, Julie Dougherty, Christi Burton, Makenna Esry, Missi Whisenand, Sue Davis
Back row: Heath Clark, Dylan Hayes, Amanda Meyer, Bobbie Stanfield
Julie is a lifelong Randolph County resident and lives in Higbee with her husband, Brian and their two young children. She is a graduate of Higbee High School and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Central Methodist in Fayette. Julie started working for RCDDS in January 2012. Prior to that, she worked with the Department of Mental Health-Division of Developmental Disabilities for 7 1/2 years as a case manager, and later in Quality Assurance.
Case Management Supervisor
Christi is a resident of Randolph County and lives in Moberly, MO. She is a graduate of Moberly Senior High and Moberly Area Community College. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Christi started working for RCDDS in January 2012 leaving for a short time in August of 2016 and returning in July of 2017. Christi has worked with Division of Family Services, Juvenile Court, and Burrell Behavioral Health in the past.
Melissa 'Missi' Whisenand
Case Management Team Lead
Melissa ‘Missi’ is a lifelong Randolph County resident. She lives in Higbee with her husband, Tim and their 4 cats-Big Eyes, Tigger, Ernest T. Bass, and Blue. She is a graduate of Higbee High School and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Truman State University in Kirksville. Missi started working for RCDDS in January 2013. Prior to that, she worked for Burrell Behavioral Health for 3 years and for Department of Family Services-Children’s Division for 18 1/2 years.
Amanda is a lifelong Randolph County resident and lives in Moberly. She is a graduate of Moberly High School and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Comprehensive Psychology/Sociology from Northwest MO State University in Maryville and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of MO-Columbia. Amanda started working for RCDDS in May 2012. Prior to that, she worked with the Department of Mental Health-Division of Developmental Disabilities for 7 years as a case manager, and later in Provider Relations.
Bobbie has been a Chariton County resident for over 30 years. She lives in Salisbury with her husband, John and their kids Carl and Carissa. The family has two dogs – Scooby Doo and Dixie. Bobbie is a graduate of Albia High School in Iowa and holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business and Technology. She will be receiving a second Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. Bobbie was previously employed at ICAN Missouri Foundation for over three years, where she worked directly with human resources, finance, and the Executive Director. She began her duties as the Business Manager in January 2017.
Stephanie lives in Salisbury, MO with her husband and young son. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the College of the Ozarks and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration (M.Ed.) from William Woods University. Stephanie began working with RCDDS in February 2014 and provides targeted case management to individuals in Chariton County. Stephanie has over 20 years’ experience in the education profession. Prior to working at RCDDS, she was a 1st and 2nd grade teacher at Father McCartan School in Marceline for 10 years, as well as a GED instructor in her community. Prior to that, she was a school principal in Salisbury for 2 years and a music teacher in Higbee for 10 years.
Jesarae lives in rural Moberly, Missouri with her fiancée – Lucas, and children. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling from Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly. Jesarae was previously employed at ICAN Missouri Foundation for over a year, where she worked in the day program providing direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Jesarae began her duties on the case management team in January 2017.
Heath Clark lives in the very rural Leonard, MO. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Preaching from Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly. Heath has over 15 years’ experience in social work. Before coming to RCDDS, he worked for ICAN as the Child and Youth Program Coordinator. He is married and has 4 beautiful children. He is also the minister at Leonard Christian Church.
Administrative Assistant/Client Records
Sue has lived in Randolph County with her husband Eddie for 23 years. She graduated from R-1 North Callaway High School. Sue started working for RCDDS in 2017. Prior to working at RCDDS she retired from the Missouri Department of Mental Health after 25 years of service.
Megan lives in Maryville, MO. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Services from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. Megan has 3.5 years of experience as a case manager. She previously worked as a Community Based Case Manager with Amerigroup of Iowa and a Targeted Case Manager with Decatur County Community Services in Iowa. Her job was to provide monitoring and supports for individuals with intellectual disabilities and traumatic brain injury to assist them with living as independently as possible in the community. Megan began her duties on the case management team with RCDDS in June 2017.
Jessie lives in Maryville MO. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville Mo. Jessie was previously employed by the Association of Group Homes-Nodaway County Services for two and a half years in which she was a Residential Coordinator for one home where she provided direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Jessie began her duties on the case management team in May 2018.
Shelby lives in rural Moberly, MO. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Social Work and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with a minor in Psychology from Columbia College in Columbia, MO. Shelby was previously employed at ICAN Missouri Foundation for two years working with individuals with developmental disabilities as a Direct Support Staff and then transitioning to the Onsite Program Manager. Shelby began her duties on the Case Management team in May 2018.
Karen "Sue" Kuda
Karen ‘Sue’ Kuda joined the staff of RCDDS as a Case Manager in July, 2018. She lives with her husband in Centralia, MO. She graduated from Truman State University with a BSE in Elementary Education. She later earned a Master’s in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction, another Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, and yet another Master’s Degree in Business Management. She also completed all casework for a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. She brings over 30 years of experience in the field of education.
Dylan lives in Moberly with his wife, Kylie and their dogs Scout and Benny. He is a graduate of Brock High School in Texas and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas. Dylan was previously employed at Central Christian College of the Bible for three years, where he worked as the Lead Admissions Counselor for recruiting. He began his duties on the case management team in June of 2019.
Sasha Wandrey lives in Moberly, MO with her husband and four sons. She holds an Associate of Science in Computer Science from Moberly Area Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Columbia College. Sasha was previously employed with the University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences as a Research Assistant in soybean breeding and genetics as well as Care Connection for Aging Services as the Senior Center Coordinator for the two senior centers in Chariton County. She began her duties on the case management team in June 2019.
Makenna lives in Moberly Missouri with her husband Gage. She is a graduate of Moberly Senior High and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Consumer Affairs with an emphasis in Management and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from South Dakota State University. Throughout college Makenna worked with individuals with developmental disabilities as a Direct Support Staff. Makenna began her duties on the case management team with RCDDS in July of 2019.
Amanda lives in Moberly, MO with her husband Carl, and they have 6 children between them. They also have a dog – Zuko, 2 cats – Lilac and Bey, and Sammy, an African Grey parrot. She graduated from R-1 Howard county in Glasgow and attended Columbia College. Before coming to RCDDS, she worked at MBS Textbook Exchange, for more than 18 years.