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  • Officers & Staff
    Office Administrator
    Bob Clark


    (800) 752-5707

    Bob is the heart and soul of running our organization.  For questions regarding membership or the general business of the Lodge, please get hold of Bob.  Bob is a Captain with Jefferson City PD and prior to becoming our office administrator he was our elected Secretary for 10 years before retiring from the board.

    President / Labor Chair
    Rick Inglima


    (816) 509-7911

    Rick is a Sergeant at Lee's Summit PD and has been the State Lodge President since June of 2016.  Prior to holding the office of president, Rick held the office of Executive Vice President for 10 years.  His service to the Missouri State Lodge began in 2000 when he was first elected as the 2nd VP.   Rick chairs the State Labor Committee, and is a member of the National FOP Labor Committee.  Rick is also the president of FOP Lodge #50.

    Contact him for any of your Missouri FOP questions or concerns.

    Executive Vice President
    Jay Schroeder



    Jay is the President of Lodge 68, St Louis Police Officers Association.  He has been a police officer for 18 years.

    Matt Crecelius



    Matt is serving the remaining term at Secretary for Brother Kohnen who lost his battle with cancer. He was first elected to 2nd VP at the State Conference in August 2020 and appointed to Secretary in October 2021.

    Matt is a Police Officer for the St Louis County Police Department and has been a member of the FOP for over 15 years.  He has served as the Sergeant at Arms and Treasurer for Lodge 15.  He has served as the Treasurer for the St Louis County Police Association, Lodge 111 and currently works as the Business Manager for Lodge 111.

    Matt runs the day-to-day operations of Lodge 111 which includes labor contract negotiations for four separate bargaining units, representing bargaining unit members on administrative investigations, support members during critical incidents, enforcing the CBAs by filing grievances and handling informal resolutions, and working with State and Local politicians on legislation.

    Matt is passionate about fighting for the rights of police officers.

    Paul Brooks

    1st Vice President
    Chris Welsh



    Chris Welsh recently retired as a police corporal with 25 years’ service with the Springfield Police Department.  Chris worked in the Community Service Sections where he was in charge of operational plans for anything from presidential visits to marathons.  During his time at the PD Chris developed and led the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT).  The CIT program currently has over 50 officers and Chris was recognized with national and statewide awards. Chris also served as a leader on the Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Team.

    Chris served as the Springfield Police Officers Association President.  During his time in office the union negotiated very large pay increases and benefits for the first of five contracts with the city.  He feels his most important function was starting a mental health program for officers and their family members free of charge.  Chris is currently the 1st Vice President for the Missouri Fraternal of Police and the co-chair of the disaster response team for the state of Missouri. 

    2nd Vice President

    Sergeant at Arms
    Jeremy Bowman



    Jeremy is the President of Lodge 19.  He is currently a Detective for the Jefferson City PD and has been a police officer for 18 years.

    Trustee Chair
    Mike Lawzano


    (573) 248-4508

    National Trustee / Legislative Director / Immediate Past President
    Kevin Ahlbrand


    (314) 452-3752

    Kevin is our Immediate Past President and National Trustee.  Prior to his current role, Kevin was the Missouri State Lodge President for 10 years before stepping down.  Prior to that he held the office of 1st Vice President for 6 years.  Kevin agreed to stay on as our Legislative Director and along with our lobbyist will direct the majority of our legislative and political efforts.  Kevin is a Sergeant with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

    Contact Kevin for any information regarding Missouri legislation.

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