Organ Donation Advisory Committee Application

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ODAC Application

The Organ Donation Advisory Committee is a group of 10 members consisting of representatives from the community and organizations focused on organ, eye and tissue donation. Applicants must be a Missouri resident and appointments are made by the Department Director.

Fill out the form to apply.

Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Cancer and Chronic Disease Control

Organ and Tissue Donor Program
930 Wildwood Dr, PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

Phone: (573) 522-2847
Phone 2: (573) 522-2864
Email: organdonor@health.mo.gov
Website: http://health.mo.gov/living/organdonor
Appointing Authority: Department Director
Contact: Virginia Beatty

Details on Board or Commission

  • Authority: RSMo 194.300
  • Department: Health and Senior Services
  • Mission: The Organ Donation Advisory Committee works to reduce the gap between the need for donated organs and the available supply.
  • Function:
  • SubCommittees: The Organ Donation Advisory Committee assists the Department of Health and Senior Services, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in the development of organ donor awareness programs to educate the general public on the importance of organ donations, recommend priorities of expenditures from the Organ Donor Fund, and establishes a central organ donor registry within the Department of Health and Senior Services.

Details on Meetings

  • Number of meetings: Up to 4 meetings annually, additional meetings may be called
  • Location of meetings: Jefferson City, Columbia, St. Louis, Kansas City, or Virtual
  • Duration of meetings: 3 to 4 hours
  • Preparation time for meetings: 1 to 3 hours
  • Total time commitment: 15 to 30 hours

Details on Members

  • Total members: 10
  • Appointed members: 10
  • Term length: 5years; at the pleasure of the Department Director
  • Compensation: Reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses. Determined by the committee annually
  • Member Requirements: 4 members must represent organ and tissue procurement organizations; 4 must represent organ recipients, families of organ recipients, organ donors, and families of organ donors; 1 must be a health care representative from a Missouri hospital; and 1 must represent the Department of Health and Senior Services.
  • Political Requirements: No
  • Geographic Requirements: Nothing at this time

Members

    • Vacant Slot
    • Organ and tissue procurement
    • Organizations 1

    • Ms. Lori Kramer Clark
    • Organ and tissue procurement
    • Organizations 2
    • Columbia
    • Term begins: Feb 16, 2022
    • Term expires: Feb 6, 2027

    • Mr. Kevin J. Lee
    • Organ and tissue procurement
    • Organizations 3
    • Saint Louis
    • Term begins: Aug 24, 2021
    • Term expires: Aug 23, 2026

    • Mrs. Teresa Jan Finn
    • Organ and tissue procurement
    • Organizations 4
    • Lees Summit
    • Term begins: Mar 21, 2012
    • Term expires: Jan 1, 2015

    • Ms. Mary Ann Burns
    • Organ recipients, families of organ recipients, organ donors and families of organ donors
    • Organizations 1
    • Term begins: Aug 24, 2021
    • Term expires: Aug 23, 2026

    • Mr. Peter J. Nicastro
    • Organ recipients, families of organ recipients, organ donors and families of organ donors
    • Organization 2
    • Chesterfield
    • Term begins: Feb 16, 2011
    • Term expires: Jan 1, 2015

    • Vacant Slot
    • Organ recipients, families of organ recipients, organ donors and families of organ donors
    • Organization 3

    • Vacant Slot
    • Organ recipients, families of organ recipients, organ donors and families of organ donors
    • Organization 4

    • Vacant Slot
    • Health care representative from a hospital located in Missouri

    • Ms. Virginia Beatty
    • Representative of the department of health and senior services
    • Fulton
    • Term begins: Feb 3, 2011
    • Term expires: Jan 1, 2015