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Board of Trustees

Past Board of Trustees Information:

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The Board of Trustees ceased to function in 1986. The last election of Trustees was April 1976. At that time Carolyn Rodgers McKee and Fred Hughes were reelected. McKee had been appointed in January 1976 to fill the unexpired term of Thomas E. Taylor.

We would like to honor those who represented on past Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees 1964-1986:

Jasper County Junior College District, Board of Trustees 1964-1986

Trustee Name Residence Year Elected Term Expired
Fred G. Hughes Joplin 1964 1986
Norval M. Mathews Webb City 1964 1974
Lauren R. Reynolds Joplin 1964 1968
Gene Taylor Sarcoxie 1964 1972
Thomas E. Taylor Carthage 1964 1975
Elvin Ummel Jasper 1964 1986
Arthur Kungle Joplin 1972 1986
Donald Patterson Joplin 1974 1986
Carolyn Rodgers McKee Carthage 1976 1986