Board & Election Information

Board Members

Grundy County SWCD Board of Supervisors

Grundy County SWCD Board of Supervisors

  • Chair
    Kendall Foster
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Trenton (East of Highway 65), Jackson (East of Highway 65), Marion, and Wilson townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 1997, Term Expires Spring 2021
  • Vice Chair
    David Meservey
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Franklin (East of Highway 65), Lincoln (East of Highway 65), Myers, and Liberty townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 2014, Term Expires Spring 2021
  • Treasurer
    John Rice
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Trenton (West of Highway 65), Jackson (West of Highway 65), Madison, and Jefferson townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 1995, Term Expires Spring 2023
  • Member
    Ethan Griffin
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Washington, Harrison, Taylor, Franklin (West of Highway 65), and Lincoln (West of Highway 65) townships
    Years Served: 
    Since 2019, Term Expires Spring 2023
  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension) Field Specialist in Livestock
    Jenna Monnig
    Years Served: 
    Appointed April 2020

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
USDA Service Center, 3415 Oklahoma Ave., Trenton, MO 64683.
Meeting Date and Time:
Third Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m. (subject to change due to holiday)

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.

Election Information

Next Election: Feburary 1 - February 20, 2022 (Area 2 & Area 4).

2022 Seeking Nominees

2022 Self Nomination Form

2022 Board Member Job Description

Board Member Area Map




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.