Terry Briggs, Bridgeton
For Terry Briggs
, the motivation to join the SOMO Board of Directors started with his
Haley is a SOMO athlete.
is 25 years old and has competed in many different events.
Terry Briggs joined the SOMO Board of Directors in November, 2004.
He comes to Special Olympics Missouri with a desire to pursue the ideals of SOMO.
is continuously impressed by the interaction between athletes at events, their competitive spirit, and the obvious joy expressed when an athlete receives a well earned medal
is a native St. Louisan.
grew up in North St. Louis County where he
continues to reside.
He is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism.
In addition to the SOMO Board of Directors, Terry was a member of the Board of Directors for the Special School District in St. Louis County, the 3rd largest school district in Missouri.
He served for 10 years on the Productive Living Board of St. Louis County, which distributes grants for the developmentally disabled, and is past Chairman of the Board of JESS (Jobs and Employment Support Services) in St. Louis City and County.
He also served as past the chairman of the Personnel Selection Committee for the City of Bridgeton.
Terry is the Director of Governmental Relations with the SITE Improvement Association, a trade association of contractors in the metro area of Eastern Missouri.
He is also the Director of Communications for the Laborer's Union Group, LECET.
wife Lorie have 3 children, Haley, Josh and Jeremy.