Board & Election Information
Grundy County SWCD Board of Supervisors
- ChairKendall FosterElected Area:3Areas Served:Trenton (East of Highway 65), Jackson (East of Highway 65), Marion, and Wilson townshipsYears Served:Since 1997, Term Expires Spring 2021
- Vice ChairDavid MeserveyElected Area:2Areas Served:Franklin (East of Highway 65), Lincoln (East of Highway 65), Myers, and Liberty townshipsYears Served:Since 2014, Term Expires Spring 2021
- TreasurerJohn RiceElected Area:4Areas Served:Trenton (West of Highway 65), Jackson (West of Highway 65), Madison, and Jefferson townshipsYears Served:Since 1995, Term Expires Spring 2023
- MemberEthan GriffinElected Area:1Areas Served:Washington, Harrison, Taylor, Franklin (West of Highway 65), and Lincoln (West of Highway 65) townshipsYears Served:Since 2019, Term Expires Spring 2023
- Secretary (University of Missouri Extension) Field Specialist in LivestockJenna MonnigYears Served:Appointed April 2020
Board of Supervisors Meetings
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 prior to the meeting. Please contact Heather Keith at 660-359-2006, ext. 101.
Elections are held every two years.
The qualifications required to be a supervisor are:
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.
Residing in, or owning a farm in, the area from which he/she is nominated where there is an expiring term.
Being a cooperator of the district, defined as, "a person who is actively engaged in farming and practices conservation activities related to agriculture".
Being a current resident and tax-paying citizen of the county for at least two years preceding the election date.
Being eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date.