About Us | The Missing In America Project

The Missing in America Project (MIAP) is a registered 501(c)3 Non-profit Corporation. Our intention is to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed cremains of American veterans. The Missing in America Project was launched nationwide in January, 2007. Further information may also be obtained by contacting the appropriate department/personnel listed below:

Board Of Directors

Linda K. Smith, National Director and President of the BOD
Clyde Taylor, Vice President
Don Gerspach, Regional Coordinator
Charlie Warthling, Web Site Mgr
Chris Marsh, Board Member
Fred Salanti, Founder & Board Member Emeritus


Linda  Smith

Linda Smith
National Director & CEO (MO)

(573) 528-6930

Lyndia  Kent

Lyndia Kent
National Financial Officer (CA)

(530) 221-0101

Charlie  Warthling

Charlie Warthling
Liaison to Net Source, Website Mgr (VA)

(757) 567-2682

Rich  Cesler

Rich Cesler
National Cemetery/Laws Coordinator (WA)

Chris  Marsh

Chris Marsh
National Funeral Home Coordinator (NY)

John  Caldarelli

John Caldarelli
National Representative (NY)

Don  Reid

Don Reid
National Chaplain, EAST(VA)

Liz  Bartel

Liz Bartel
National Chaplain, WEST(AZ)

Shaun  Pfund

Shaun Pfund
National Laws and Information(AZ)

Clyde Taylor

Clyde Taylor
Vice President, (AZ)

Sally  Belanger

Sally Belanger
National Liaison Funeral Directors (ME)

Joseph  Smith

Joseph Smith
MIAP Store Manager (MO)

Jan  Peterson

Jan Peterson
National Database Manager (WI)

Paul Annable

Paul Annable
National Liaison to NCSEO

Mark  Wells

Mark Wells
National Training Officer

Roger  Graves

Roger Graves
Escort Coordinator UT (National)