Lawrence County Board Members

Board Members County: 
John Wheeler
Areas Served: 
Turnback, Buck Prairie, and Aurora townships
Vice Chair
Tim Neely
Elected Area: 
Mt. Vernon, Hoberg, and Spring River townships
Marty Blevins
Areas Served: 
Red Oak, Green, Lincoln, and Ozark townships
Andrew Schnake
Areas Served: 
Vineyard, Mt. Pleasant, Pierce, and Freistatt townships
Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
Tim Schnakenberg
Additional Information: 

Call 417-466-7682 for more information.

Farm Service Center, Mt. Vernon, Mo.
Date and Time: 
Second Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
Board Election Information: 

Next Election: 2024 Area I & III


Nomination Period: November 1-30, 2023 /sites/mosoilandwater/files/seeking-nominees.pdf
Election Period: February 1-20, 2024
Ballots Counted by Election Judges: February 22-28, 2024

Board Member Self Nomination Form: /sites/mosoilandwater/files/self-nomination-form_2.pdf

The qualifications required to be a supervisor are: 

  • Being a land representative from the district (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. 
  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date.