Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chair
    John Wheeler
    Areas Served: 
    Turnback, Buck Prairie, and Aurora townships
  • Vice Chair
    Harold Lampe
    Areas Served: 
    Vineyard, Mt. Pleasant, Pierce, and Freistatt townships
  • Treasurer
    Marty Blevins
    Areas Served: 
    Red Oak, Green, Lincoln, and Ozark townships
  • Member
    Tim Neely
    Areas Served: 
    Mt. Vernon, Hoberg, and Spring River townships
  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
    Tim Schnakenberg

Board of Supervisors Meetings

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

Call 417-466-7682 for more information.

Election Information

Next Election: 2022 AREAS II & IV

Nomination Period: May 2nd - June 1st /sites/mosoilandwater/files/seeking-nominees1 area 2 & 4.pdf
Election Period: July 20th- August 22nd
Ballots Counted by Election Judges: August 23rd- August 29th

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

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.