Marilynn J. Bradford, Jefferson City, Secretary
(Independent—term expires July 1, 2019)
Bradford is a central Missouri native with a lifelong interest in the outdoors and a proven commitment to public service, having retired from more than 20 years in state government, working primarily in community and public relations. She holds degrees from Columbia College and Lincoln University, has advanced leadership training from locations across the nation, and has worked extensively with state and national foundations developing grant funding for Missouri initiatives.
Bradford is a life member of the Conservation Federation of Missouri and an avid fly-fisher who enjoys Missouri’s numerous fishing opportunities. She is co-owner of Pyramid Home Health Services, which serves thousands of elderly and disabled Missourians. She is also co-owner of a timber and hunting property in Wayne and Madison counties and a rice farm in Pemiscot County.