MoDOT External Civil Rights
The External Civil Rights Division is responsible for administration of all programs related to non-discrimination, affirmative action, and equal opportunity, related to MoDOT contracting activities using federal funds. The primary programs include the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Contract Compliance, On the Job Training, Title VI Non-discrimination and Commercially Useful Function Programs.
News and Events
Staff Contact Information
Lester Woods, Jr. External Civil Rights Director
Missy Stuedle, External Civil Rights Manager
Tomikia Ethridge, Executive Assistant – Central Office
Kristi Hixson, Senior Civil Rights Specialist – Central Office
Zainab Jasim, Civil Rights Specialist – Central Office, SW District
Statewide: Title VI/ADA
Jen Griffin, Civil Rights Specialist – Central Office, CD District
Laura Bouslaugh, Civil Rights Specialist – Central Office, NE District
April Hendricks-Brown, Senior Civil Rights Specialist – Chesterfield Office, SE District
Gina Montgomery, Intermediate Civil Rights Specialist – Chesterfield Office, SL District
Samone Riney, Administrative Technician – Chesterfield Office, SL & SE District
Prenness Taylor, Intermediate Civil Rights Specialist – Lee’s Summit Office, KC & NW District
Abigail Steinbach, Senior Administrative Technician – Lee’s Summit Office, KC & NW District
*All Specialists conduct and administer DBE Certifications, Annual Updates, EEO Compliance Reviews, Workforce JSP, goal setting, and community outreach in their respective districts.
- DBE Program
- MRCC Directory
- Title VI
- Letting Information
- On The Job Training/Contract Compliance
- Environmental Justice
- Unified Certification Program
- Other Links
Scopes of Work
Below are a variety of jobs that are available for DBE’s as subcontractors to perform on Asphalt Paving and Construction Projects.
- Traffic Control
- Pavement Marking
- Asphalt Supply
Please refer to Our Members page for contact information of Member Companies to find out what opportunities are available as a subcontractor.