State Parks and Historic Sites Program fact sheet
Missouri State Parks Director: David Kelly


23 U.S. Code 206

Number of Members

Nine (the law does not mandate a specific number).

Number of Members Appointed by the Governor


Is Senate Confirmation Required?


Membership Composition

Members of the Board shall represent the various types of motorized and nonmotorized recreational trail uses in Missouri (e.g., hiking, bicycling, all-terrain vehicle, off-road motorcycling, equestrian).



Political Affiliation

Not a consideration


Reasonable and necessary expenses

Geographic Consideration

Not a requirement

Responsibilities of the Commission/ Members

Represent both motorized and nonmotorized trail users in Missouri; meet as a board at least once per fiscal year; provide guidance to the Department in developing grant selection criteria; review grant applications; make grant funding recommendations to the Department.

Staff Contact

Missouri State Parks
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0176

Staff Assistant


AGO Contact

Tim Duggan
PO Box 899
Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0899

Frequency of Meetings and Location(s)

At least once per fiscal year in Jefferson City (date varies depending on scheduling of grant round)

Time Expended by Commissioners for Meetings and Preparation Thereof

Meeting (8 hours); Grant application review (20-25 hours); Correspondence/Program Guidance (5 hours) for an annual total of 33-38 hours.

Requirements for Inclusion of Items on Agenda

Submission to staff assistant at least 24 hours prior to meeting date

Public Comment Opportunities at Meetings

Meetings are publicly advertised. Members of the public wishing to address the Board at the meeting would be given an opportunity to do so

Nothing in this document may be used to implement any enforcement action or levy any penalty unless promulgated by rule under chapter 536 or authorized by statute.

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