J.C. Shetley is a life-long resident and farmer of Madison County. Mr. Shetley is retired from the Missouri State Highway Department. Being retired gives Mr. Shetley more time to run the family farm with his son. Chairman Shetley was appointed to the board in 1998 and was re-elected in 2001, 2005, and 2009.
Danny Miller is also a life-long resident and farmer of Madison County. Mr. Miller's occupation is a full-time farmer. Member Miller was elected in 2005 and re-elected in 2009.
Jon owns Castor River Ranch on the beautiful Castor River in Marquand and is a retried criminal justice program administrator with over 35 years of private and public sector experience. He specialized in developing forensic intervention/prevention programming for federal and state jurisdictions. He remains actively involved in social justice issues and provides consultation. Jon completed his BA at the University of North Florida, his MS from the University of Central Missouri and his MA from Lincoln University. He is an accomplished horseman who enjoys long distance riding and equine training. His hometown is St. Augustine, Florida.
Jon is actively involved in Missouri's Heritage Tourism initiative and is captivated by the natural beauty of this area. When not on the river or in the woods, you will most likely find him at the Bistro enjoying some wine.
Next Election: February 1-February 20,2024
Board Member Nomination Period : November 1-30, 2023
Madison County SWCD Board of Supervisors
Let it be known that the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one supervisor in each of two different territories in the county from February 1 to 20, 2024. Anyone that owns a farm in Territory 1 or Territory 3, and meets the qualifications listed below, may be considered as a candidate in the election. You may submit your name for participation in the election by completing the self-nomination form and delivering it to the district by 4:00 P.M. on November 30,2023. The self-nomination form is available in person at the district office 600 East Main Street Fredericktown, Mo 63645.
Supervisors of the district administer district policies and programs, district personnel, and cost-share funding made available by one-tenth-of-one-percent parks, soils and water sales tax.
The qualifications required to be a supervisor are:
Being a land representative from the district (10 CSR 70-4.00(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 practiced 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.
Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District
600 East Main Street
Fredericktown, Mo 63645