District Chair Honored as Supervisor of the Year!!
Larry Helm is NW Area Supervisor of the Year
Lynden, WA October 16, 2017
The North West Area of Conservation Districts is comprised of the Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce, Kitsap, Jefferson, Clallam, Whidbey and San Juan Counties. At its annual meeting on October 12th, Larry Helm, Whatcom CD chair, was recognized by the Washington State Conservation Commission as Supervisor of the Year for the North West Area. In presenting the award Mark Clark, WSCC Executive Director, stated, “Larry has worked hard to daylight complex issues faced by local Ag producers and to increase support for agriculture in Whatcom County. He has shown commitment to working with his fellow board members and district staff to arrive at common understanding even through tough discussions on controversial issues. Larry’s willingness to frankly share his perspective and experiences in Whatcom County are appreciated”.
Photo: (left) Mark Clark, Executive Director, Conservation Commission; (center) Larry Helm, Chair Whatcom CD; (right) Commissioner Dean Longrie, PhD, Conservation District Western Representative