Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has reappointed Colleen Scott and appointed Vernon Scoville III to the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners.

Scott has served on the board since 2010. She is the communications manager at Merck Animal Health and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Scoville is the city prosecutor for Blue Springs and a licensed practical nurse. He received is undergraduate and law degrees from UMKC, he is a retired major in the U.S. Army Reserve, served in the Missouri House of Representatives 1983-1991 and retired as an associate circuit court judge after 22 years on the bench.

The Jackson County Board of Elections covers all areas of the county outside Kansas City.

– Examiner staff