MCHF welcomed three new members to its board at its February board meeting at Lake of the Ozarks.
David W. Erickson of Columbia, earned a Master’s degree in wildlife management from Pennsylvania State University in 1977. In 2009, he retired after 33 years with the Department of Conservation. His first job with the Department of Conservation was as a wildlife research biologist working with furbearing mammals. He retired as an assistant director.
Gary Schell of Jefferson City, MO was born in 1945 in St. Thomas, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in business administration in 1968. In 1970, he co-founded Diamond Pet Foods, Inc., in Meta, Missouri, and worked there until retiring in 2007. Mr. Schell is passionately involved in local charities and an advocate for getting young people involved in outdoor activities.
Richard Mendenhall is the fifth generation of his family working in real estate in Boone County since 1894, with three real estate offices and more than 200 agents. In 2001 he served as president for the National Association of Realtors. From 2004–2006, Mr. Mendenhall served as co-chair of the International Consortium of Real Estate Associations, representing more than 28 countries. Read more