Benton Park West Neighborhood Association

P.O. Box 18671

St. Louis, MO 63118

Tel: 314-881-8048


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Board of Directors, 2021

President: Erin Godwin, 636-248-5844

Past President: Scott McIntosh, 314-719-6507

Vice President: Tim Thomas, 314-609-9315

Treasurer: Linda Hennigh, 314-378-2083

Secretary: Chris Schmidt, 314-452-1931

Member At-Large: Jennifer Alberts, 847-346-8400

Member At-Large: VACANT

*For Board biographies, please click here.


Committee Chairs, 2021

Beautification: VACANT

Block Link: Chris Schmidt, 314-452-1931

Communications: Scott McIntosh, 314-719-6507

Community Garden: VACANT

Dog Park: VACANT

Facilities: VACANT

Fundraising: VACANT

Housing: Scott McIntosh, 314-719-6507

Membership: Gwynn Jackson, 314-

Quality of Life and Safety: VACANT

Youth Outreach: Darren Young, 661-289-1403


City Officials

Ward 9 Alderman: Dan Guenther,

(w) 314-622-3287, (c) 314-304-6797

Neighborhood Stabilization Officers: 

      Ward 9: Barb Potts, (w) 314-613-3083, (c) 314-397-1091

      Ward 20: Mark Minden, (w) 314-657-1354


Cherokee Street CID
(Former  Cherokee Street Business Association)

Cherokee Street CID Executive Director: Emily Thenhaus 


Crime Prevention

Emergency/Drug Activity: 911 

Non-Emergency: 314-231-1212 

Drug/Gang Hotline: 314-241-COPS 

Police Chief: Coloner John W. Hayden, Jr.

Police Major: Caruso, 314-444-2585 

3rd District Police Captain: Joseph Morici, 314-444-2597 

3rd District Community Outreach Officer: PO Jazmon Garrett, 314-444-2564, (desk) 314-444-2595 

3rd Dist Nuisance Officers: 

      PO Daphne Allen, 314-444-2563 

      PO Erin Hine, 314-444-2564 

      PO Samantha Edwards, 314-444-2572 


Quality of Life

Citizen Service Bureau (CSB): 314-622-4800 

Pothole Department: 314-768-2805 

Refuse/Recycle Department: 314-353-8877 

Illegal Dumping: 911, then call CSB 314-622-4800 

Alley Lights (AmUE): 314-342-1000 

Street Lights (CSB): 314-622-4800 

Open Hydrant: 314-771-4880 


Additional Numbers

Animal Abuse Hotline: 314-647-4400 

Child Abuse Hotline: 800-392-3738 

EnergyCare: 314-773-5900 

Five Star Senior Center: 314-664-1008 

Operation Brightside: 314-772-4646 

Parents Anonymous:  314-647-HELP or 866-492-0843 

Parental Stress: 800-367-3543 

Free 2-1-1 Service: 800-427-4626 or 314-421-4636