Board of Directors



Elizabeth Mooneyhan  MNS,BS,HTL(ASCP)cm, QIHC (cm)

Elizabeth began working in histology in 2016 while finishing her Masters degree in Biology. She loves learning and teaching and has previously worked as an Anatomy and Physiology instructor for Southeast Missouri State University. Elizabeth has been an active member of MHT for many years, assisting at all of our events. She is energetic, organized, and has desire to revitalize the society. Currently working at Mercy Hospital Southeast in Cape Girardeau, MO, she takes pride in improving workplace culture and leading quality improvement projects. Outside of work, she enjoys tending to her animals on the family farm, working on her various home projects, and is an avid saltwater hobbyist.


AnnaStacia Penrod, PhDc,MBA,BS,HTL(ASCP)cm

AnnaStacia enjoys training dogs, lecturing, and hosting parties. Before moving to Missouri in 2016, AnnaStacia served on the Iowa Society for Histotechnology board and currently serves on the Missouri Society for Histotechnology. She is passionate about histology and has worked in hospital and reference lab settings, as well as both human and animal industries, in both technical and supervisory roles and now serves Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois consulting as an Account Executive with Epredia.  When not spending her time dreaming about histology, she diligently works on her PhD in Organizational Psychology.




Kay Basquine,HT(ASCP)cm QIHCcm

Kay is excited to be a part of the state society. Kay has over 20 years of experience in the laboratory with the last 10+ years in histology. Her focus is on mentoring new techs in the field and those that wish to prepare for the certification exam. She is a Histotechnician at SSM Saint Mary’s Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. Kay is a homebody and enjoys spending time with her family, food and has a great sense of humor.


Matt Roark, HTL(ASCP)cm

Matt loves spending time with his family and raising cattle when he isn’t in the lab.   He currently works at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.  He has dedicated many years as Vice President for MHT.


Assistant Treasurer

Open Position

No candidates were nominated for assistant treasurer.

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