Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chairperson
    Gary Waller
    Elected Area: 
    3
    Areas Served: 
    Center, Agency, and Trmont Townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 2012

    Term Expires April 2020

  • Vice Chair
    Harry "Doug" Hickman
    Elected Area: 
    2
    Areas Served: 
    Bloomington, Lake, Rush, and Wayne Townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 2018

    Term Expires April 2022

  • Treasurer
    Steve White
    Elected Area: 
    1
    Areas Served: 
    Marion and Washinton Townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 2016

    Term Expires April 2020

  • Member
    Adam Ford
    Elected Area: 
    4
    Areas Served: 
    Crawford, Jackson, and Platte Townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 2018

    Term Expires April 2022

  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
    Wayne Flanary

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
USDA Service Center Saint Joseph, MO 64506
Meeting Date and Time:
First Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m.

All meetings are open to the public with the exception of executive sessions.

If you wish to be on the agenda, please notify the district office 48 hours prior to the meeting. Please contact Cara Hanway at 816-364-3662, ext 3 or email Cara.Hanway@swcd.mo.gov.

Election Information

Next Election: TBA (Date and Area)

Elections are held every two years.

To qualify for office, a candidate shall:

  • Be a land representative as defined in 10 CSR 70-4.010
  • Be a cooperator of the Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Reside in or own a farm lying in the same area where there is an expiring term
  • Be 18 years of age or older by the election date