Knox County Board Members

Board Members County: 
Leon James
Elected Area: 
Years Served: 
Elected in 2006

48299 Ballad Place

Hurdland, MO  63547

Vice Chair
Billy Wilkerson
Elected Area: 
Years Served: 
Elected in 2008

49901 Riverview Place

Novelty, MO  63460


Nena Palmer
Elected Area: 
Years Served: 
Elected in 2018

55905 Oak Street,

Novelty, MO 63460

Dan Devlin
Years Served: 
Elected in 2006

61256 Regal Avenue,

Edina, MO 63537

Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
Zac Erwin

503 East Northtown Road,

Kirksville, MO 63501

Additional Information: 

Call 660-397-2223 for more information.

Date and Time: 
Second Thursday (April-November) at 8:30 a.m. and (December-March) at 1:00 p.m.
Board Election Information: 

Next Election: FEBRUARY  1-February 20 2024


Nomination Period November 1-Nov 30,2023  

The qualifications required to be a supervisor are: 
 1. Being a land representative from the district. 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, 10 CSR 70-4.010(1)(I) 
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. Section 278.110, RSMo. 
5. Be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date and be willing to serve the full term they are elected for. 
6. Provide a valid mailing address to the program office and notify the program of any change of address during their term.