Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chair
    Kent Rogge

    Clay & Lexington Township

  • Vice Chair
    Steve Dyer

    Davis & Freedom Township


  • Treasurer
    Justin Salyer

    Dover & Middleton Township

  • Member
    Sara Young

    Sni-A-Bar & Washington Township


  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
    Katie Neuner

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
USDA Building/NRCS Conference Room, 120 W 19th St., Higginsville, MO
Meeting Date and Time:
Last Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

For exact dates and times, call the Lafayette County Soil and Water Conservation District at 660-584-8732, ext. # 3.

Election Information

Voting Period for Election of Board of Supervisors is February 1 - February 20, 2024. 


The ballot will be posted on the SWCD intranet page and is also available at the Lafayette County SWCD office during business hours.  Ballots may be printed from the SWCD website and mailed to the SWCD office and must be postmarked by February 20, 2024.

The ballot will also be available at the SWCD Open House on February 2, 2024.  

If voting by power of attorney, a copy of the power of attorney authorization must be attached to the ballot.


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.