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Below are pictures and brief profiles of each of the staff at the Evening Reporting Center.
Allen Criger, ERC Coordinator
Before joining the ERC, Allen spent over ten years serving the City of Springfield as a Workforce Development Specialist and a Police Services Representative. Allen also worked with the Greene County CASA program as a volunteer coordinator/case manager. Allen is a 2000 graduate of Drury University with a degree in Criminology and Sociology with minors in Psychology and Global Studies. Allen is very dedicating to helping the youth of Greene County reach their goals and become responsible and productive members of the community. Allen enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and hobbies include fishing and camping.
Amanda Squires, Youth Specialist
Amanda is a graduate of Missouri State University with her Bachelor of Science in Criminology. She is currently working on obtaining her Master's in Criminology. Amanda is originally from Raymore, MO, but she moved to Springfield to attend MSU. Prior to working at the ERC, Amanda was a Resident Assistant at Missouri State for two years. She enjoys her job at the ERC because she likes getting to work with juveniles and helping them to be more successful. In her free time, Amanda likes to spend time with her friends or read a good book.
Brooke Parsley, Youth Specialist
Brooke is a senior at Missouri State University, studying Criminology. She will be graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in May. Brooke is originally from Fayetteville, Arkansas and moved to Springfield for college. She is a licensed CASA volunteer and likes reading and spending time with her nieces and nephews.