Governor Mike Parson announced two appointments to the State Highways and Transportation Commission.
Daniel (Dan) Hegeman, of Saint Joseph, was appointed to the State Highways and Transportation Commission.
Mr. Hegeman currently serves as senior community business manager at Evergy and co-owner of Hegeman Farm, Inc. He serves as the chairman of St. Joseph Metropolitan Planning Organization and is a board member and former chairman of Second Harvest Community Food Bank. Mr. Hegeman previously served as a Missouri State Senator for the 12th District and a Missouri State Representative for the 6th and later 5th Districts. He holds a Bachelor of Science in agriculture from the University of Missouri—Columbia.
Francis Slay, of St. Louis, was appointed to the State Highways and Transportation Commission.
Mr. Slay currently serves as executive director for the St. Louis Regional Crime Commission. He is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Mr. Slay previously served as Mayor of the City of St. Louis for 16 years and was the first mayor to be elected to a fourth, four year term in office. He holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Quincy University and a Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law.