Coalition for Roadway Safety Northwest Region

Northwest Coalition for Roadway Safety Contacts

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Coalition for Roadway Safety
Northwest Region
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3602 North Belt Highway

St. Joseph, MO 64506

Phone: 888-275-6636

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Jenna Keyes
Jenna Keyes
Communication Manager
Northwest District
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NWMCRS Coordinator


Phone: 816-387-2492

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The Northwest Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (NWMCRS) is a partnership of safety advocates who have banded together to attack the problem of traffic crashes and deaths to make Northwest Missouri Roadways safer. 

Membership in the Coalition is open to any person or organization in the 20 counites of Northwest Missouri wishing to participate in developing and implementing traffic safety strategies. Meeting are help bi-monthly across the district with both in-person and virtual options. 

Our Goals: 

  1. Expand and strengthen partnerships 
  2. Use resources efficiently  
  3. Coordinate multidisciplinary initiatives
  4. Target high-risk popluations

Northwest Coalition for Roadway Safety News

  • Second round of traffic safety grant applications now open


    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (NWMCRS) finds itself in a unique position: it has money to give away. NWMCRS is opening a second round of grant applications to help agencies and organizations across Northwest...

Northwest Region Resources

Reservable Resources

NWMCRS resources available for traffic safety community programs or events. Please utilize the form to the right to request a resource reservation. 

Resource Request Form

Request use of NWMCRS resources. 

NWMCRS Promotional Item Request Form

Request promotional/giveaway items for traffic safety events/gatherings. 

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The NWMCRS grant process is available to organizations, schools and agencies who are looking for assistance funding highway safety and traffic programs and projects. 


Grant specifications: 


Community Outreach Funding

In an effort to assist local organizations, schools, agencies with smaller highway and traffic safety outreach that may arise throughout the year, the NWMCRS has developed the Community Outreach Funding program. 


  • Funding is limited and provided on a first-come basis.
  • Funding requests must be for physical items with the total cost equaling no more than $500. 
    • We encourage anyone seeking more funding, or a non-physical item cost to go through our annual Traffic and Road.
  • Funding request must address at least one of the emphasis areas identified in the Show-Me Zero strategic highway safety plan. These include occupant protection, distracted driving, speed and aggressive driving and impaired driving. More information can be found at:
  • April 30, 2024 is the last date for requests.
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NWMCRS Executive Committee: 

Past Chair: Jenna Keyes - MoDOT 

Chair: Joshua Stephens - St. Joseph MPO

Vice Chair: Larry Stobbs - Buchanan County Sheriff's Department Reserve

Secretary: Lisa McClaran - Sullivan County Health Department 

Fiscal Chair: Melanie Noel - MoDOT

Subcommittee Chairs: 

Occupant Protection Subcommittee:

  1. Max Scheiber - St. Joseph MPO
  2. Amanda Cullen - NWMSU PD 

Distracted Driving Subcommittee: 

  1. Chris McBane - St. Joseph PD
  2. Paula Robbins - Putnam County Health Department  

Impaired Driving Subcommittee: 

  1. Tom Zeigler - Missouri State Highway Patrol  
  2. Josh Smith - Andrew County Sheriff's Department

Speed and Aggressive Driving: 

  1. Lance Rains - City of Gallatin
  2. Trenny Wilson - MWSU PD

Interested in joining? Fill out the form below for more information!