Land Trust of Jackson County


To manage a "public corporation acting in a governmental capacity."


  • This is a 3-member board of "trustees."
  • The County Executive appoints 1 member.
  • The board of directors of the largest school district (Independence School District) and the city council of the largest municipality (Independence, Missouri) each appoint 1 trustee.
  • Each trustee must have been a Jackson County resident for 5 years prior to his/her appointment.
  • No trustee must hold any other salaried or compensated public office by election or appointment during service as a trustee.
  • Each trustee must have at least 10 years of experience in the management or sale of real estat
Vacant - Chair Jackson County Appointee
Cathy Pollard Independence School District Appointee
Jack C. Cardwell Independence City Appointee