Indiana Association of  
Soil and Water Conservation Districts

News from the IASWCD

For release: Monday, September 12, 2016
New Leader for the IASWCD Board of Directors 

Indianapolis (September 12, 2016)The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (IASWCD) has accepted board President Mike Starkey's resignation effective immediately. Jamie Scott, Vice President of the IASWCD board, will be acting president through the current term ending January 24, 2017.

Jamie expressed, "We appreciate Mike's dedication to the board over the past one and a half years as President. The association has a good deal of work ahead of us and I am happy to take the helm and lead the board forward."

"We are confident that Jamie's leadership will provide a positive forward direction for the IASWCD board and organization," states Amy Work, Communications & Member Programs Manager of IASWCD. "We are expecting this transition to be straightforward."

The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (CCSI) appreciates the support of all concerning partners including ISDA, NRCS, Purdue University, and the State Soil Conservation Board. "We value the work that our partners execute, along with us, in order to preserve and sustain Indiana's natural resources," states Jennifer Boyle Warner, IASWCD Executive Director. "Our relationship with our partners, sponsors and the 92 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) is of utmost importance as we stay focused on our mission of improving the environment and quality of life through conservation in Indiana." As always, IASWCD will continue their work through legislative advocacy, public outreach, and supporting their 92-member SWCDs in their local work.

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