The Missouri Association of Crisis Negotiators began as the Eastern Missouri Association of Crisis Negotiators in 2011 when it was established by the St Charles County Regional Crisis Negotiation Team. In the years since, the membership expanded to include a fully functional board of directors, has been approved as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and was accepted in 2014 as a member of the National Council of Negotiation Associations.
In addition to the executive members, the board of directors includes regional representatives from each of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop areas. Click here to find a representative in your area (insert link to list of board members).
The association conducts an annual 3-day, state-wide conference, periodic 1-week crisis/negotiation courses and regional 1-day training events. New in 2013, MACN conducts annual competitions involving a myriad of agencies from throughout the state.