MGC Commissioners

Commissioner Darryl T. Jones

Darryl T. Jones, Vice Chairman: Democrat

Darryl T. Jones (St. Louis) was formerly employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, now known as AT&T, for 15 years as a planning and design engineer and later a financial analyst. After his career with Bell, Mr. Jones took the bold step in becoming an entrepreneur by forming his own foodservice management company known as TRI-TEC, Inc. Over the years, he has strategically formed joint-venture partnerships with some of the giants of the foodservice industry: Levy Restaurants at America’s Center, Scottrade Center, University of Missouri, and Lambert International Airport. Mr. Jones is currently volunteering numerous hours with several non-profit organizations: Board of Directors of Urban League of Metropolitan St.Louis, Board of Directors Mers/Goodwill, and the Board of Directors Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri. Mr. Jones and his wife Villa, and sons are long time residents of St.Louis City.

Commissioner Suzanne Bradley

Suzanne Bocell Bradley: Republican

Suzanne Bocell Bradley (St. Joseph) is an attorney with Bradley Law Offices, LLC. Mrs. Bradley holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Kansas and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her experience includes a diversified general practice with an emphasis in wills and trusts, real estate and family matters. She has practiced law in Missouri since 1976 and served as a Substitute Municipal Judge for over 20 years. Mrs. Bradley is a member of the Missouri Bar Board of governors and a number of civic organizations. She is married with three grown children.

Commissioner Diane C. Howard

Diane C. Howard: Democrat

Diane C. Howard (Cape Girardeau) is an attorney with the Limbaugh Firm in Cape Girardeau. She holds a bachelor's degree from Mississippi University for Women (Summa Cum Laude) and a Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University of Law. Before entering private practice, she served four years active duty with the United States Navy (JAG Corps) as a criminal prosecutor. She retired from the Navy Reserves after 25 years of total military service with the rank of Captain. Ms. Howard has served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Missouri Bar and has been active in many bar organizations. Ms. Howard has authored training materials and has presented nationally, regionally, and locally on various aspects of school law, personnel and employment law. She has served on boards and acted as a volunteer for many civic and non-profit organizations, most recently as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cape Girardeau County Health Department for twenty years. In 2000, she was recognized by the Cape Girardeau Area Zonta Club as their "Woman of Achievement" for her contributions to the community through service and her profession. She is married, has two grown children and two grandchildren.