In 2010, the Missouri General Assembly passed into law the Missouri Eating Disorders Council. This Council is comprised of twenty two experts and professionals from across the state, all of whom are committed to raising awareness and providing education for eating disorders.

Council Members include:

Del Camp, Vice President for Clinical Operations – Ozark Center

Janet Clevenger, LCMFT – Watermark Counseling LLC

Liz Coleman – Department of Higher Education

Gayle English, LPC

Sarah Gaines, Nutritionist III, Bureau of Child and Adult Care Food Program, Department of Health & Senior Services

Paul Graham, Attorney at Law, Call & Gentry Law Group, LLC

Beth Harrell, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD, Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Program Coordinator-Eating Disorders Ctr, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Robin Jonas

Rebecca Lester, Ph.D., Associate Professor Anthropology, Washington University

Katie Long, Supervisor, School Food Services, Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Eric Martin – Behavioral Health Program Manager, Department of Social Services

Kimberli McCallum, MD, McCallum Place

David Pearce, State Senator

Paul Polychronis, Ph.D., ABPP, Director, Counseling Center, University of Central Missouri

Annie Seal, Annie Seal Consulting LLC

Kara Shelman, LMSW, MPH, Clinical Therapist, Research Medical Center, Midwest Center for Eating Disorders, Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization Program

Rick Stream, State Representative

Aneesh K. Tosh, MD, MS, FAAP, Asst. Professor & Assoc. Residency Program Dir., Department of Child Health, Division of Adolescent Medicine University of Missouri Health Care

Sarah Wilcher, RN, BSN, CRNI

Denise Wilfley, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology

Laine Young-Walker, M.D., Assistant Clinical Director, MO Department of Mental Health

Lisa Martin – Eating Disorders Council Staff, Staff Training & Development Coordinator Division of Behavioral Health, Department of Mental Health