Board Elections

Whatcom CD Board of Supervisor Election Information

Each Conservation District is governed by a board of five supervisors who are all local residents. Click HERE to meet our current board members. 

2022 Board of Supervisor Election

Information Coming Soon...

We are starting the election cycle for 2022 Board of Supervisor Elections for Conservation Districts this fall.  The Whatcom Conservation District will provide information on the election process for 2022 as it becomes available.  Look here for election date, candidate filing and ballot request information.

 

What is a Whatcom Conservation District Supervisor?

Each Conservation District is governed by a board of five supervisors who are all local residents. Click here to meet our current board members.

Supervisor Role & Responsibilities

  • Identify local natural resource conservation needs
  • Develop and evaluate Annual and Long-range plans.
  • Educate and inform landowners, farm operators, the general public, and local, state and federal legislators on conservation issues and programs.
  • Administer the District by delegating tasks through a structure of board officers and committees.
  • Budget district funds and report on activities to the public.
  • Set policy for District Executive Director to implement.
  • CD Supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation.

Time Required

A Supervisor’s term of office is three years. Supervisors are expected to attend 12 regularly scheduled board meetings per year, committee meetings, and other special meetings, for an average of 20 days/year.

Benefits

  • Serving your community by guiding programs to protect and enhance its natural resource priorities for present and future generations
  • Satisfaction in seeing conservation practices applied locally
  • Interaction with others who are passionate about natural resource conservation
  • Ability to provide input to local, State, and Federal conservation programs
  • Learning opportunities through the Washington Conservation Commission and the Washington Association of District Employees.

 

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