Sep 20 2012

New Disaster Specialist In Place For American Red Cross

A new disaster specialist for 10 counties north of the Missouri River is now in place for the American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter. Red Cross officials say Wil Treftz started with the Columbia office earlier this month. Treftz will have the counties of Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery, Boone, Cooper, Howard, Saline, Carroll, Randolph and Chariton Counties. He will also help in the chapter’s 11counties south of the Missouri River when needed. Treftz has a bachelor’s degree in crisis and disaster management from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.