The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announced the election of a rural Trenton man to their Board of Directors.
Phillip Ray was elected to the Board during the Annual Meeting of the Community Foundation Board last week; he joins 24 other community leaders from throughout North Missouri on the Board.
A graduate of Trenton High School and Missouri Western State University, Ray and his wife, Taya have two children Caleb and Brooklynn. The family resides in southwest Grundy County on their multigenerational family farm established in 1843. Phillip and his brother Matt are partners in a diversified farming operation producing corn, soybeans, beef cattle, and forage.
Phillip currently serves as the Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County is and he is very active in the community. He is a founding member of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, a member of the President’s Community Council at North Central Missouri College, on the Board of the Foundation Trust for Trenton High School, Chair of the Missouri Day’s Marching Band Festival, Cat Creek Cemetery Board, Arts Alive and is a site council member of Bright Futures. He is also a member of the Dockery Chapel United Methodist Church.