Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chair
    Gary Don Letterman
    Years Served: 
    Since 2004
  • 1st Vice Chair
    Dr. Jerry Fry
    Years Served: 
    Since 2014
  • 2nd Vice Chair
    Ken Parsons
    Years Served: 
    Since 2001
  • Treasurer
    Brian Zahn
    Years Served: 
    Since 2019
  • Secretary
    Kyle Whittaker
    Years Served: 
    Since 2018

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
Please call office for location information
Meeting Date and Time:
Second Wednesday of every month at 11:30 a.m.

Due to COVID restrictions, board meetings are being held offsite. Please call our office for meeting location details. 

Election Information

Next Election: Accepting Nominations Now. Election will be held February 2022 for Areas II and IV. If you are interested in serving on Board of Supervisors and meet requirements, please fill out a nomination form and submit to our office. Address is 1202 Banning St. Marshfield, MO 65706 or you can email your form to alovins@swcd.mo.gov. 

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.