Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chair
    Tom Harris
    Elected Area: 
    Area III
  • Vice Chair
    Larry Petree
    Elected Area: 
    Area IV
  • Treasurer
    Bruce Longan
    Elected Area: 
    Area II
  • Member
    Douglas Strein
    Elected Area: 
    Area I
  • Secretary (University of Missouri Extension)
    Joni Harper

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
Nic Nac Cafe-901 Buchanan St, California MO 65018 (May Vary)
Meeting Date and Time:
Third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. (May Vary)

Election Information

Next Election: Nomination period is Nov. 1-Dec. 2, 2021 and election if Feb 1-22, 2022

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.