Front Row: Sasha Wandrey, Jesarae Oliver, Jessie Brumley, Shelby Harlan, Brenda West, Megan Naill
Second Row: Alyssa Arnsperger, Missi Whisenand, Makenna Esry, Bobbie Stanfield, Julie Dougherty
Third Row: Scott Baxley, Christi Burton, LB Ammon, Raina Nauerth
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Raina Nauerth lives in rural Higbee, MO. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. Raina was previously employed at Easterseals Midwest for over a year where she started out doing ABA implementation with young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Raina then switched to being an Autism Specialist. As a specialist, Raina provided parents of children, teens, or young adults information about ASD. Raina also worked with individuals with ASD directly by providing community inclusion and respite services to help build their independence and social skills. Raina began her duties on the case management team here at RCDDS in October 2020.
Laurie “LB” Ammon
Laurie “LB” Ammon lives in Salisbury, Missouri. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Central Christian College of the Bible in General Ministry. LB was previously employed at her alma mater for 8 years, where she helped incoming students apply and register to attend. She began her duties on the case management team in September 2020.
MaKenna lives in Moberly, Mo with her husband, Gage. She is a graduate of Moberly Senior High and holds a bachelor’s degree in Education and Human Sciences from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. MaKenna started working for RCDDS in July 2019 leaving for a short time in July of 2020 working as a Case Manager in Kansas City, MO and returning in June of 2021.
Alyssa lives in Moberly, MO. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Industry with an emphasis in Animal Husbandry with a minor in Business Administration from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. Alyssa began her duties on the case management team in November 2021. She had previously worked at a swine production facility in Marshall, MO working within her degree before moving back to Moberly.
Brenda West lives in rural Carrollton, Missouri. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Family & Consumer Science from Southwest Baptist University. Brenda previously worked for the Missouri Family Support Division for over 28 years as a caseworker and supervisor. She began working for RCDDS in May 2022.
Scott Baxley is a lifelong member of Randolph County. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Central Missouri. Scott was previously employed with the State of Missouri, as a Probation/Parole Officer, retiring in January of 2022 after nearly 29 years of service. Scott is excited about his new adventure as a case manager with RCDDS and is looking forward to extending his career in public service.