Conservation Commissioner for Area V
Appointed to Conservation Commission July 1, 2010
James "Jim" Grego has served on the Latimer County Conservation District board of directors since Sept. 5, 1995. Grego was born on a ranch in southwest Latimer County to Bill and Helen Grego in 1955, and is the eighth of 12 children. He graduated from Wilburton High School and Eastern Oklahoma State College, finishing his education at Oklahoma State University in 1977 with a degree in Animal Science. He worked as a federal meat grader for the USDA for 8 years prior to going to work for the Postal Service in 1986. He then served as Postmaster at Talihina, Okla., and retired in 2009.
Jim currently is a full-time, self-employed farmer/rancher maintaining a cow/calf/stocker and haying operation in southwest Latimer County. He is a third-generation farmer/rancher following his granddad who started farming in 1930, his dad in 1953, and beginning himself in 1986.
Jim and Sandy Grego have been married since 1978 and have two grown children, a son Justin Grego and a daughter Landi Grego, and one grandson, Baylor Cash Grego.
Jim has served on the Kiamichi Economic Development District of Oklahoma board of trustees since April 2007. He is active in the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts and the West End Fire Department in Wilburton.
Conservation Districts in Area V
- Atoka County
- Coal County
- Haskell County
- Hughes County
- Johnston County
- Latimer County
- LeFlore County
- Little River
- Marshall County
- McIntosh County
- Okfuskee County
- Pittsburg County
- Pontotoc County