The Counties of Scott and Cape Girardeau name members to serve on the Port’s Board of Commissioners. They also assist the Port in various projects. Members of the respective County Commissions as of January 2020 are as follows:
|Cape Girardeau County Commission||Scott County Commission|
|Clint Tracy, Presiding Commissioner||Danny Tetley, Presiding Commissioner|
|Paul Koeper, Commissioner||Terry Cole, Commissioner|
|Charles Herbst, Commissioner||Donnie Kiefer, Commissioner|
The State of Missouri authorized the creation of port authorities, including Semo Port, and provides support through a variety of agencies.
State elected officials representing Scott County and Cape Girardeau County are:
|Holly Rehder, Senator 27th District|
|Barry Hovis, Representative 146th District|
|John Voss, Representative 147th District|
|Jamie Burger, Representative 148th District|
Federal elected officials representing Scott County and Cape Girardeau County are:
|Roy Blunt, Senator|
|Josh Hawley, Senator|
|Jason Smith, Representative|
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