Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chair
    Kenny Hayter
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Colfax and Washington townships
  • Vice Chair
    Jim Carlson
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Polk and Grant townships
  • Treasurer
    Shawn Meek
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Sherman and Camden townships
  • Member
    Justin Ellis
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Dallas, Adams, and Grand River townships
  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
    Jim Humphrey


    University Extension Center, Savannah, Mo. 816-324-3147

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
DeKalb Youth Building at 225 State Route 6, Maysville, Mo.
Meeting Date and Time:
Second Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

All meetings open to the public.

Election Information

Next Election: Feb. 1 - 20, 2024. Nomination period is Nov. 1-30, 2023.




Elections are held every two years.

The qualifications required to be a supervisor are:

  1. Being a land representative from the district (as defined in 10 CSR 70-4.010 (1) (I)). A land representative is defined as the owner or representative authorized by power of attorney of any farm lying within an area proposed to be established, and subsequently established, as a soil and water conservation district under Chapter 278, RSMo. Each farm is entitled to representation by a land representative: provided, however that the land representative is a taxpayer of the county within which the soil and water district is located.

  2. Residing in, or owning a farm in, the area from which he/she is nominated where there is an expiring term.

  3. Being a cooperator of the district, defined as, "a person who is actively engaged in farming and practices conservation activities related to agriculture".

  4. Being a current resident and tax-paying citizen of the county for at least two years preceding the election date.

  5. Being eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date.