Terri Mitchell brings a wealth of experience to the Collector’s Office. She owned and operated Mitchell Insurance Agency in Richland for 25 years and was elected to the Richland R-IV Board of Education for 4 terms, serving as President 6 of the 12 years, which enhances her understanding of tax levies for the school districts in the county. She also served on Missouri’s Central Region Workforce Investment Board and is a member of the Missouri Cattleman’s Association and the Richland Chamber of Commerce.
Terri’s parents, SGM John and Doris Starmer, made Pulaski County their home when Terri was 4 years old. Her father served in the United States Army and was a WWII veteran; he retired after 31 years of service. Terri’s husband of 33 years, Jim Mitchell, served in the Missouri State Legislature as the 148th District Representative for 14 years. She and Jim have two children, Mona Shaw and Levi Mitchell, and two grandchildren, Brayden Burd and Gavin Shaw. Public service has been a way of life for Terri and her family.