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Today, Governor Parson announced 10 appointments to various boards, commissions, and county office vacancies. Tim Brinker, Jennifer Dixon, Cindy Duckworth, Lisa Elmore, William Hopfinger, Alyssa Mayer, Cindy Robinson-Steen, Jim Ruse, Sharon Turner Buie, and Melissa Vigen all received appointments.

Governor Mike Parson attended the annual dinner for the Missouri Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on Friday night. The event was held at the Capitol Plaza in Jefferson City and honored the thousands of Missouri service members who live in Missouri and are deployed throughout the world. Missouri employers were also recognized for hiring members of the National Guard and Reserve and supporting the program.

Today, Governor Parson appointed Christina Kime as the Wayne County Associate Circuit Judge. She is currently running unopposed for the position and will succeed Judge Randy Schuller, who retired last month.

Today, Governor Parson announces eleven appointments to Missouri’s boards and commissions. Steve Abney, Lynn Farrell, Cindy Fox, Paul Granberry, Emily Hymer, Dr. Mary Long, Tiffany Middlemas, John Moore, Casey Short, Avery Welker, and Dr. Gus Wetzel all received appointments.

Governor Mike Parson continues to show strong support for our veterans. Governor Parson appreciates the Missouri Veterans Commission and new director Grace Link’s aggressive approach to see that Missouri Veterans Homes are safe and efficiently managed.

Governor Mike Parson met with Kansas City police officers Mike Delaney, Matthew “Buck” Williams, and Brent Cartwright, who were shot and wounded in the line of duty on July 15. Though coming under heavy fire, thankfully all three officers will overcome their injuries.

Today, Governor Parson attended a working lunch with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to discuss best practices and lay out Missouri’s top priorities, including infrastructure and workforce development.

Governor Mike Parson spent Friday in the Branson area meeting with survivors, victims’ relatives, rescuers, and emergency responders following the tragic sinking of a “duck” boat that killed 17 people in a severe storm on Thursday.

On Thursday, Governor Mike Parson spoke out in support of President Trump’s announcement on his new workforce development plan.

On Tuesday, Governor Mike Parson announced the appointments of 16 individuals to serve on the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board, the Children’s Trust Fund Board, and the Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board.