Tobacco-Free Policy implementation at Ozarks Technical Community College has been guided by a Tobacco-Free Advisory Committee consisting of a group of eminent individuals from the community and the College. The role of the committee is to provide a vision to the Center of Excellence in reaching out to different constituents across the community and the nation. The Center of Excellence is grateful to the Tobacco-Free Advisory Committee for their services. Members serving on this advisory committee are as follows:

Jim Blaine, MD

Chair of the OTC Tobacco-Free Advisory Committee and Medical Director of the OTC Health & Wellness Clinic.

Sheila Bowen

Director of Wellness, Missouri State University

Frank A. Cornella, DDS, MD

Oral Surgery of Springfield 3237 E. Sunshine Springfield, MO 65804 (417) 881-4546

Dalen Duitsman

Doctorate in Health Ed.     Professor of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, and Director of Ozarks Public Health Institute at Missouri State University

Marilyn Hill

Executive Director of Corporate Health & Wellness, St. John’s Health System

Elizabeth Keith

Community Education and Training Center Coordinator, Cox Health Center

Dan Manna

Former President, Paul Mueller Company

Matt Miller

Director of Wellness, Drury University

Charlie O’Reilly

Vice Chairman of the Board O’Reilly Auto Parts

James T. Rogers, MD

Director, Primary Care Department, St. John’s Health System

Terri Stafford

American Lung Association

Katie Towns-Jeter

Springfield, Greene County Health Department

Karla Gregg

Dean of Student Development, OTC

April Lansdown

Secretary for the Dean of Student Development, OTC

Jeff Jochems

President, Richwood Valley Campus

Rob Rector

Vice President for Administrative Services, OTC