Command Staff

Laclede County OEM Staff


OEM Director / Randy S Rowe AKA (RO), LC-01

Director Rowe has 35 years of experience in Emergency Services, and Law Enforcement. Past President of the Police Training Institute (U of I). Jefferson County Sheriffs dept Captain, Primary Firearms/ USD instructor Fort Leonard Wood, (Train the Trainer) Instructor for L.A.S.E.R., A.L.I.C.E., and Missouri Homeland Security Active shooter-Active Assailant programs. Intelligence Liaison Officer for M.I.A.C. (Missouri State Highway Patrol). Church Active Assailant Instructor, Church unarmed Self Defense trainer, and Swift water Rescue surface support team. Director Rowe holds a Peace Officer Standards of Training (P.O.S.T.) class A license, and was Senate approved and Governor appointed to the State of Missouri Operation Chief position on Feb 07, 2017. He served in Jefferson City for a short time, before returning home to Lebanon to serve the people of Laclede County and Region I, Director Rowe serves on the Homeland Security Oversight committee as Primary Emergency Manager for Region I. Director Rowe is National Incident Management system (N.I.M.S.) compliant and supportive.



OEM Deputy Director / Brian Armstrong LC-02

Worked Construction for 7 years, start at Nebo Fire department. In 1987 worked my way up to Chief until 2017. Have worked at Emergency Management for 10 plus years

Public Information Officer (P.I.O.) Chief Office Manager / Tina Chenault LC-03

Public Information Officer, Office Manager. Medical Administrative Assistant, Computer Networking trained, and Web Design. Chenault has been at Office of Emergency Management for 5 yr. She is National Incident Management system (N.I.M.S.) compliant. She has  90 certificate of completion.

Secretary / Betty Lathrop LC-53

Been with emergency Management for 2 plus years.