The Ozark Mountain Section consists of the following 28 counties: Barton, Barry, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Miller, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulski, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, and Wright.

If your address of record with National APA is within one of the 28 counties, then you are automatically an Ozark Mountain Section member. If you are not currently a member and would like to be a section only member, click here


The OMS Section updated its by-laws in 2018 to better align with the Missouri Chapter By-laws.

OMS By-laws 2018

Officer Name Position
Ronda Burnett President
Dr. Krista Evans Vice-President
Joel Binkely, AICP Secretary
Megan Clark, AICP Treasurer
Brendan Griesemer, AICP Professional Development Officer
Sydney Allen Member At-Large
Kortney Bliss Student Representative

The Ozark Mountain Section hosts quarterly luncheons for members to network and learn about issues currently facing their communities. 

2020 luncheons:

February 19, 2020- Census

May 6, 2020 - CAFOs

August 5, 2020- Interns

December 2, 2020- Holiday Happy Hour and Annual Business Meeting

2019 luncheons:

April 24, 2019 - Medical Marijuana

June 26, 2019 - Short Term Rentals

August 28, 2019 - Legislative Updates

December 4, 2019 - Holiday Happy Hour and Annual Business Meeting

2018 luncheons:

April 11 Agenda - Networking

June 13 Agenda - Trails

August 8 Agenda- Interns

October 19 Agenda - Tiny Homes