Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents

President's Office
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001

Phone: (660)-562-1110
Fax:

Email: JOHNJ@nwmissouri.edu
Website: https://www.nwmissouri.edu/aboutus/regents/index.htm

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 174.332

Department: Higher Education and Workforce Development

Mission: Northwest Missouri State University is hereby designated and shall hereafter be operated as an institution with a statewide mission in educator preparation, emergency and disaster management, and profession-based learning.

Function: The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents has and exercises the corporate powers prescribed by law; develops policy and has responsibility for sound resource management of the University; determines general, educational and financial policies; and has the power to carry out any other functions which are permitted by its bylaws except as limited by law.

SubCommittees: Academic and Student Engagement Committee; People, Finance and Operations Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 7 meetings; committee meetings as necessary

Location of meetings: Maryville

Duration of meetings: 4 hours; committee meetings, 1 hour

Preparation time for meetings: 1 hour

Total time commitment: meeting months, 8 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: voting members, 6 years; student member, 2 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 6 members must live in the University's 17-county district (1 must live in Nodaway County) 2 must live outside the district; and 1 must be a non-voting student representative.

Political Requirements: Not more than four voting members shall belong to any one political party.

Geographic Requirements: yes, six of the voting members must live in the University's 17-county district (1 must live in Nodaway County). No more than 2 voting members shall be residents of the same county.

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. Jason Klindt(R)
Regent 1
Kansas City
Term begins: Dec 22, 2017
Term expires: Jan 1, 2023

Mr. John F. Moore(I)
Regent 2
Raymore
Term begins: Jul 23, 2018
Term expires: Jan 1, 2023

Ms. Shanda Durbin(I)
Regent 3
Saint Joseph
Term begins: Mar 25, 2021
Term expires: Jan 1, 2023

Ms. Roxanna R. Swaney(R)
Regent 4
Liberty
Term begins: Jan 2, 2018
Term expires: Jan 1, 2024

Mr. Mel Tjeerdsma(R)
Regent 5
Maryville
Term begins: Aug 12, 2019
Term expires: Jan 1, 2025

Ms. Deborah A. Roach(D)
Regent 6
Grant City
Term begins: Sep 18, 2019
Term expires: Jan 1, 2025

Ms. Lydia Hurst(R)
Regent 7
Tarkio
Term begins: Mar 12, 2020
Term expires: Jan 1, 2025

Mr. Stephen J. Coppinger(I)
Regent 8
Kansas City
Term begins: Apr 15, 2021
Term expires: Jan 1, 2027

Mr. Connor Thompson
Student Representative
Kansas City
Term begins: Sep 21, 2020
Term expires: Dec 31, 2021