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David Edward Rost

David Edward Rost, American state official.


  • Rost, David Edward was born on June 14, 1955 in St. Louis. Son of Medard Wilbert and Dorothy Ann (Mehmert) Rost.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, 1977. Master of Public Administration, University Missouri, 1991.


    • Program specialist Missouri Council on Criminal Justice, Jefferson City, 1977-1980, Office of the Director, Missouri Department Public Safety, Jefferson City, 1980-1981, program analyst, 1981-1985, justice programs administrator, 1985-1995. Deputy director Missouri Department Public Safety, since 1995. Technology assistance provider National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, since 1992, representative Region VII, 1991-1997, member steering committee, 1991-1997.

      Board directors Jefferson City Area Crime Stoppers, 1991-1994.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member National Affairs Policy Roundtable, 1989-1992. Member board regents St. Mary's Health Center, Jefferson City, since 1989. Co-treasurer Jaycee/Cole County Fair, Jefferson City, 1987-1989.

    Member International Society Crime Prevention Practitioners (president 1985-1986, President's award of merit 1987), Missouri Crime Prevention Association (president 1985-1986), Missouri Police Chiefs Association, Knights of Columbus (chancellor), Jefferson City Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1988-1989, Jaycee of Year 1987), Junior Chamber International (senator 1990), Missouri Junior Chamber of Commerce (Outstanding Local Chapter President 1989), United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (Outstanding Local Chapter President 1989).



    Golf, softball, reading.


    • Married Pamela Joyce Kempker, July 3, 1982. 1 child, Sean Brendan.
    • father: Medard Wilbert Rost
    • mother: Dorothy Ann (Mehmert) Rost
    • spouse: Pamela Joyce Kempker
    • child: Sean Brendan Rost
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    Born June 14, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1977
      Central Missouri State University
    • 1991
      University Missouri
    • 1977 - 1980
      Program specialist, Missouri Council on Criminal Justice
      Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
    • 1995
      deputy director, Missouri Department Public Safety