Perry County Community Task Force
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Education and her Master of Art in Educational Technology from Southeast Missouri State University. Born and raised in Perryville, Jennifer decided to settle down here with her own family and pursue her passion of working with children. In 2013, she joined the staff of the PCCTF. In her role of Support Associate, Jennifer is involved in all of the programs at the Task Force. Her primary focus is the LifeSkills program, in which she uses her education background to go in to the area schools and share the prevention message. Jennifer loves being able to work with the youth in her community and connect with them as both a friend and mentor.
"Live life to the fullest and make a difference along the way" is a motto Jessica strives to live by. Jessica received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Southeast Missouri State University in 2007 with the passion to change the world. She worked hard to improve the lives of the people in her hometown and across the world by working first as a Crisis Advocate at the Regional Family Crisis Center, than as a Youth Specialist at the Division of Youth Services. Jessica volunteers much of her time with charities and organizations that focus on helping those in need, participating in mission trips and making the world a more positive place to live. Jessica has been employeed with the Perry County Community Task Forced since 2010, working with families to improve communication skills and strengthen family ties. She is also involved in all parent/youth activities provided by the Perry County Community Task Force and works extensively with the HALO program and Girls' Circle.
Develop a monitored plan of action and facilitate the implementation of
various strategic for a healthy and safe community.
A community that includes a comprehensive and pro-active approach
to family and child well being.
Brandie received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science (with an emphasis in Community Health) from Truman State University in 2004. Brandie is a native of Perryville and always aspired to come back and work with the youth in her hometown. She joined the organization in 2006, and became Director in 2015. As the Director, Brandie is involved in all programs provided by the Perry County Community Task Force. She helps lead and guide the programs to be sure they are meeting the needs of the community. Brandie loves working with the youth, interacting with them, and helping them to lead successful lives. She likes becoming a friend and confidant to teens and guiding them through any problems or issues they face.
Casey received her Bachelor of Science in Justice Systems from Truman State University in 2013. Casey first began working with youth as a CCW at the Presbyterian’s Childrens Home in Farmington, MO. She jumped at the opportunity to return to her hometown and continue working with the youth in Perryville and joined the Task Force in 2015. Casey enjoys working at the Perry County Community Task Force because she likes working hands on with youth and having fun with them.