Gov. Mike Parson announced the appointment of five local professionals to state boards and commissions.
Robert Cirtin, of Nixa, Dr. Deiter Duff, of Ozark, Craig Jones, of Brighton, Sarah Newell, of Bolivar, and J.R. Webb, of Rogersville, were selected, according to a news release.
Cirtin, president and owner of Robert Cirtin Investigations LLC and previous Greene County presiding commissioner, was picked for the Board of Private Investigator and Private Fire Investigator Examiners. The board enforces rules governing the practice of private investigation businesses and private fire investigation businesses, according to its website.
Duff, Greene County's medical examiner, is slated to join the Coroner Standards and Training Commission, according to the release. The commission establishes training standards for county coroners.
The owner of Country Home Elevator in Brighton, Jones was selected by Parson to join the Elevator Safety Board. The board certifies licensed elevator inspectors.
Newell, the Polk County Central Dispatch's executive director since 2010, and Webb, assistant director of communications for the city of Springfield, were picked for the Missouri 911 Service Board, according to the release. The board represents all Missouri 911 entities and jurisdictions and works to improve them.
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