Soil & Water Conservation Program

Soil and Water Districts Commission

According to statute 278.080, the Soil and Water Districts Commission is made up of six farmers and four ex-officio members. The six farmer members must be appointed by the governor of Missouri. Three of the farmer members must live north of the Missouri River and three of the farmer members must live south of the river. Members cannot be from the same state senatorial district. Not more than four of the farmer members can be from the same political party. Ex-officio members are the directors of the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, Department of Conservation and the dean of the College of Agriculture of the University of Missouri.

Appointed Commissioners

Photo of Gary VandiverGary Vandiver, Chairman
Richmond
Residence North of Missouri River
Party Affiliation: Democrat


Harry Gaw - Soil and Water Districts Commission. H. Ralph Gaw, Vice-Chair
Tipton
Residence South of Missouri River
Party Affiliation: Democrat


Photo of Charlie AusfahlCharlie Ausfahl
Fulton
Residence North of Missouri River
Party Affiliation: Democrat


Photo of Thomas BradleyThomas Bradley
Sikeston
Residence South of Missouri River
Party Affiliation: Democrat


Vacant
Residence South of Missouri River
Party Affiliation:


Vacant
Residence North of Missouri River
Party Affiliation: