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WACD Board of Directors

Our governing board is sometimes also called the WACD Officers and Directors.

Members and partners have access to email lists for Officers and Directors.

OfficersDirectorsMeetings and MinutesPast Presidents

Officers

First NameLast NameTitleOrganization
Barbara Bailey WACD Secretary Underwood CD
Jeanette Dorner WACD Immediate Past President Pierce CD
David Fenn WACD Treasurer Lewis County CD
Amy McKay WACD Vice President Whitman CD
Mike Mumford WACD President Pend Oreille CD
Doug Rushton WACD National Director Thurston CD

Directors

May 5, 2022: We currently have one vacant director position in the South-Central Area.

First NameLast NameTitleOrganization
John McLean NC Area Director Foster Creek CD
John Preston NC Area Director Grant CD
Jon Birnbaum NE Area Director Stevens County CD
Jeff Schibel NE Area Director Lincoln County CD
Alan Chapman NW Area Director Whatcom CD
Chris Porter NW Area Director King CD
Jack Clark SC Area Director Benton CD
Annie Byerly SE Area Director Walla Walla County CD
Mary Collins SE Area Director Palouse CD
David Iyall SW Area Director Thurston CD
Lisa Zaborac SW Area Director Grays Harbor CD
Bill Blake WADE President Skagit CD

Meetings and Minutes

We keep announcements of WACD Board of Directors meeting, and minutes of past meetings, on our main website so that it is easier for the general public to find. Find that content at https://wadistricts.org/board-of-directors

Anyone interested in viewing our Board meeting material from previous meetings can view WACD’s online Box.com account.

Past Presidents

WACD PresidentTermConservation District
Mike Mumford2022-Pend Oreille Conservation District
Jeanette Dorner2019-2022Pierce Conservation District
Tom Miller2017-2018Spokane County Conservation District
Mark Craven2016Snohomish Conservation District
Alan Stromberger *2013-2015Lincoln County Conservation District
David Guenther2011-2013Central Klickitat Conservation District
Chris Herron2009-2011Franklin Conservation District
Dean Longrie2007-2008Clark Conservation District
Fred Colvin2006-2007Thurston Conservation District
Paul Stoker2004-2006Othello Conservation District (now Grant CD)
Wade Troutman2001-2003Foster Creek Conservation District
Colleen Bennett2000-2002Central Klickitat Conservation District
Larry Cochran1997-1999Palouse Conservation District
Linda Arcuri1995-1997Pierce Conservation District
Bob Haberman1993-1995Kittitas County Conservation District
Ronald Juris1991-1993Eastern Klickitat Conservation District
J. Read Smith1989-1991Palouse - Rock Lake Conservation District
Howard Jaeger *1987-1989Cowlitz Conservation District
Gus Bremer1985-1987
Merrill Camp1983-1985Walla Walla County Conservation District
Gerald B. Digerness1981-1983Whatcom Conservation District
R. E. Cornelius, Sr. *1979-1981North Yakima Conservation District
Charles W. O'Neill, Jr.1977-1979
George Carstens1975-1977Lincoln County Conservation District (?)
John Snider, Jr.1973-1975Hi-Land Soil Conservation District (now North Yakima CD)
Wayne Reid *1971-1973Palouse Conservation District
Francis "Bud" Clerf1969-1971Kittitas County Conservation District
Conrad Hougen1967-1969Whatcom Conservation District
H. Scott Barr1965-1967Stevens County Conservation District
Robert Whitmore1963-1965South Palouse Conservation District
Robert F. Wiley1961-1963Ahtanum-Moxee Conservation District (now North Yakima CD)
James R. Setters1959-1961Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District
Gay C. Digerness *1957-1959Whatcom Conservation District
Lyle Groundwater1957Thurston Conservation District
Oscar A. Camp1955-1956Whitman Conservation District
T. R. Hedges1953-1954Douglas Conservation District
Dave J. Doneen, Jr.1951-1952Whitman County (which district?)
Frank Carothers1950South Palouse Conservation District
Robert B. Webb1948-1949Wahkiakum Conservation District
J. W. Cornwall *1946-1947Latah-Rock Creek Conservation District (now Spokane)
R. L. Rutter, Jr.1944-1945Kittitas Conservation District
Henry J. Copeland1942-1943Walla Walla Conservation District

* Entries marked with an asterisk are memorialized by the Washington Conservation Society in their Leaving a Legacy Book, an effort worthy of your support.