Meet Glen 

 
 
Glen Kolkmeyer, a lifelong residence of Lafayette County, born in Kansas City in 1958.  He graduated from Wellington-Napoleon High School in 1977 and has taken fire science and emergency management classes at University of Missouri, Columbia.
 
In 1980, Kolkmeyer married his high school sweetheart, Lisa Hampton. Lisa grew up in Brazil where her father, Robert Hampton was a Southern Baptist Missionary.
 
The Kolkmeyers have 2 married children, Eric, his wife Heidi Aleah of Wellington. Their daughter Emily, her husband Brian Wilson live in Lexington.  Glen and Lisa have three grandchildren.
 
Kolkmeyer heads up Energy Transport Solutions, Wellington, MO, a small agri-business, transporting propane, gasoline, diesel, fertilizer and fireworks, with 12 transports in six Midwest states.
 
Proud to now have 3 generations working in the family owned business. His parents Omer and Dorothy started the company in 1955. Lisa serves as Office Manager. And the third generation: their son, Eric is the DOT compliance officer, cargo tank inspector and a transport driver, and their daughter Emily is the billing clerk.
 
In 2007, the Kolkmeyers sold their gasoline and diesel business to MFA Oil Company. In 2008, they sold the Wellington Oil & Gas Co and Tri-County Propane to Amerigas Propane.
 
Kolkmeyer is no stranger to public service; he has devoted more than 39 years to the fire service. He retired as Fire Chief in 2002 from the Wellington - Napoleon Fire Protection District after serving as chief for 20 years. He held a Missouri Emergency Medical Technician license for 29 years. He is still active today as a board member for the fire district. His son Eric is active in the fire service where he currently serving as captain on the department.
 
Kolkmeyer is currently a member on the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Restitution Board and was appointed by the Lafayette County Sheriffs Office.
 
In 1985, Kolkmeyer was elected president of the Lafayette County Firefighters Association, an organization uniting emergency services in Lafayette County to serve in time of need or disaster.  In 1994, the Lafayette County Commissioners appointed Kolkmeyer as the fire service representative to the Lafayette County 9-1-1 Advisory Board where he served for ten years.  He also served as Chairman of the 9-1-1 Rural Addressing Committee.
 
The Kolkmeyers are active at Calvary Baptist Church in Odessa where he served as chairman of deacons from 2003 to 2005, Lisa heads up the Sunday morning praise team. Both Glen and Lisa are active with Franklin Graham’s Christmas in a Shoe Box and have traveled to Denver Co. to volunteer in the Samaritans Purse Processing Center.
 
Both Glen and Lisa are Lafayette County L.E.A.D. graduates. Glen also served on the Board from 2004 to 2006 where he co-chaired the recruitment committee.
 
Kolkmeyer served 10 years as a board member on the Missouri Propane Gas Association, Jefferson City. He served on the executive board and in 2007 was elected to serve as President of the state association. He is currently the Chairman of Legislative Committee.
 
In 2008, Governor Matt Blunt appointed Kolkmeyer to serve on the newly formed Missouri Propane Gas (safety) Commission.  He served as chairman of the commission for two years, and is currently serving on the executive committee.
 
Kolkmeyer has been a long time member of the National Rifle Association and is also a member of the Higginsville Chamber of Commerce, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Propane Gas Association, Missouri Truckers Association and the Missouri Petroleum Marketers and C-Store Association.
 
The Kolkmeyers love to travel, camp, and spend time with family and friends especially their grandchildren.


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