Terry Ecker Confirmed to State Highways and Transportation Commission
Terry Ecker, a farmer from Elmo, was confirmed to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission by the Missouri Senate in January 2018. He raises soybean, corn and cattle with his wife, Susan, as Ecker Farms in Nodaway County.
Ecker was appointed to the commission in September by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission is the six-member board that governs the Missouri Department of Transportation. MoDOT’s director and secretary to the commission are appointed by the commission.
Commission members are appointed for a six-year term by the governor and are confirmed by the Missouri Senate. Ecker’s term expires March 1, 2023.
In addition to Ecker Farms, Terry Ecker previously represented Missouri on the United Soybean Board and the U.S. Soybean Export Council. Ecker is also a member of the Missouri Soybean Association. Ecker also previously served as Agriculture Liaison for Congressman Sam Graves Office.
Ecker holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture economics from the University of Missouri.