Dunklin County Board Areas

Board Members County: 
David Blakemore
Elected Area: 

Brian Baird
Elected Area: 
Brad Mcpherson
Elected Area: 
Vice Chair
Steve Worrell
Elected Area: 
Mike Milam
Additional Information: 

Meeting times will be posted at the office no less than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting. For more information or if you are interested in running for Board Member in the up coming election please call the Office at 573-888-2480 Ext.3.


USDA Service Center, 704 North Bypass, Kennett, MO  63857.
Date and Time: 
Fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (During busy times of the year the meeting may be rescheduled to accommodate the supervisors)
Board Election Information: 

Next Election:



The Dunklin SWCD Board of Supervisors

Let it be known that the Dunklin County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one supervisor in each of two different territories in the county during the Month of February. Anyone that owns a farm in Territory 1 (Union/Holcomb Townships) or Territory 3 (Clay/Independence Townships), and meets the qualifications listed below, may be considered as a candidate in the election. You may submit your name for participation in the election by completing the self-nomination form and delivering it to the district by 5:00 P.M. on December 1, 2023. .The self-nomination form is available online at https://mosoilandwater.land/dunklin/forms or in person at the district office (see contact info below). Supervisors of the district administer district policies and programs, district personnel, and cost-share funding made available by the one-tenth-of-one-percent parks, soils and water sales tax. During fiscal year 2023, the district provided $599,811.70 of cost-share funds to 89 landowners to assist the landowners with installing agricultural erosion control and water quality practices.

The qualifications required to be a supervisor are:

1.Being a land representative from the district (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.Be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date.