Interested in serving your local county as a soil and water district board member?

Soil and Water Conservation District board members approve cost-share conservation practice contracts, management of staff, education outreach, goals and priorities, and district financial management and oversight. You can help put conservation practices on the ground by becoming a board member.  

Board members are elected by agricultural landowners in the county.

Elections are held every two years.

To qualify for office, a candidate shall:

  • Be a land representative as defined in 10 CSR 70-4.010
  • Be a cooperator of the Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Reside in or own a farm lying in the same area where there is an expiring term
  • Be 18 years of age or older by the election date

Contact your local soil and water conservation district for more information.