Board Of Education

Drusilla Howard

Drusilla Howard - President

Drusilla Howard graduated from Salem High School in 1999. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Drury University in 2003 and a Master in Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University in 2010. Drusilla is married to Dustin Howard, and they have two children, Kash and Josie. She is currently employed as the Chief Financial Officer for Town and Country Super Market, Inc.


Sammi Parker - Vice President

Sammi Parker graduated from Iron County C-4 in Viburnum in 2004. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from Columbia College.
Sammi is married to Greg Parker and they have two children; Owen and Ali Jane. She is currently employed as the Internal Auditor at Town & Country Bank.


Andrew Wynn ​​ - Secretary

Elected 06/2020 current term expires 2023
Andrew Wynn graduated from Salem High School in 2001, then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  He married his wife Cathereine (Dodd) in 2007, and they have two daughters, Eavie and Sadie.  He is currently employed as Vice President for Town & Country Bank. 


Phillip Mercer - Treasurer


Steven Patterson

Steven Patterson graduated from Salem High School in 2003. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College in Fulton, MO and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia, MO. Steven is married to Stevie Patterson, and they have three children, Jacob, Sarah and Claire. Steven is currently employed as an attorney at Patterson Law LLC in Salem, MO.

Jason Green

Jason Green

Elected 04/2024

Marjorie Pyatt

Marjorie Pyatt

Marjorie Pyatt is a retired Salem R-80 high school English teacher. She is the mother of five, and grandmother of nine, three of whom are students in Salem R-80. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Literature in English from the University of the State of New York and a Bachelor of Science in Education from The University of Missouri-Rolla (now S & T).