Maries County Board Members

Board Members County: 
Jan Skouby
Areas Served: 
Jefferson Township
Years Served: 
Elected in 2009
Vice Chair
Rodney Southard
Areas Served: 
Spring Creek and Johnson Townships
Years Served: 
Elected in 2015
Jennifer Bax
Areas Served: 
Jackson and Dry Creek Townships
Years Served: 
Elected in 2022
Samuel Helton
Areas Served: 
Boone and Miller Townships
Years Served: 
Elected in 2024
Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
Gatlin Bunton
Years Served: 
Appointed in 2019
Additional Information: 

Contact the district office at 573-422-3342 for meeting information.

Maries SWCD District Office
Date and Time: 
Second Tuesday of each month unless changed by the board chair.
Board Election Information: 

Next Election: TBD

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.