Gary Bonacker, Chairman, is a full time farmer. He used to run a cattle/calving operation as well as dairy farming and cropping several acres of soybeans and corn. Now, he crops only hay and has left the cattle behind as well. Gary has also been serving on the Northwest School District Board since 2010. Gary has been on the Soil and Water board since 2006, but was elected to Chairman in 2018.
Peggy was appointed to the seat in 2021, and officially elected in 2022. Peggy was raised on a farm and is currently rehabbing the family farm and raising bison.
Carl Haberstroh, Treasurer, was elected in 2018. Carl is a retired CPA who has been farming in southern Jefferson County since 1976. He took over the farming operations of his uncle who first settled in the county in 1942. The farming operation consists of a small cow-calf herd and a hay production. He has had a life long interest in conservation and considered his board position a means to help communicate those interests to the public.
Debi Kelly, Secretary, is a horticulture specialist and local food specialist with the University of Missouri Extension in Jefferson County. If you would like to contact Debi you can do so by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her office at (636)-797-5391.
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