25th Annual Conference
April 10-12, 2024
in Branson, MO
Meet the MATCP Board Nominees!
Angela Richmond is the Treatment Court Administrator for the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court. She is a resourceful, accomplished, dedicated Criminal Justice professional with management and motivational leadership experience. Angela possesses a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and is currently working on a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Leadership at Lindenwood University. Angela has 10 years of experience working within Treatment Courts in Missouri. Utilizing that experience, she feels it is her duty to streamline procedures and protocols, bring about positive change while restoring hope within our underserved communities.
Wesley graduated high school in Louisiana at the midterm semester in 1976 to enter the United Sates Marine Corps. He served 4 years active duty and two years reserve as an aerial photographer with the 2d MAW, Cherry Point, N.C. After his service duty obligation, he worked to receive his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Corrections in 1980 followed by a Master of Arts, conferred in 1982 in Criminal Justice.
Wesley then worked in the Houston, Texas area in insurance sales until joining the Ft. Worth Police Department in 1987 where he served for about four years. During that time, he led the city of Ft. Worth, Patrol Division in DWI arrest for two years and was a Generalist Instructor teaching training classes at the police academy and other update training classes. In 1991, he moved to the Springfield, Missouri area and began an adjunct teaching career at Drury University until 2001. During that time, Wesley led the combined Law Enforcement Task Force on Youth and Gang Violence as the coordinator. His duties lead him to be one of the premier speakers on that subject in the Northwest Missouri area.
In 2001, Wesley was admitted to the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas. In 2004, he was admitted to the Missouri Bar and the Southwest Federal Circuit for Missouri as a practicing defense attorney. He owns and currently operates a solo practice in Nixa, Missouri.
From 2004 to 2010, Wesley joined the adjunct staff of Missouri State University in Springfield and developed and/or taught course work in the Hospitality/Restaurant Administration.
Wesley worked with the development and certification teams in the 31st Circuit for the DWI Court, Family Treatment Court, and the Veteran Treatment Court. He currently serves as the defense bar representative on the VTC in Greene County but also involves himself in the other treatment courts of Greene County as his time allows.