MSWCD seeks directors
The Marion Soil and Water Conservation District has six director positions up for election in 2022: four zone directors and two at-large. Interested community members who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to file the requisite forms between July 21 and August 30, 2022. Terms begin in January, 2023.
Marion SWCD officials describe its directors as a part of a diverse and collaborative team, where board and staff value the roles, perspectives, and expertise each member brings to the table. Directors gain experience in local government and leadership that can translate into other career or political opportunities. They also become familiar with the people and programs of Marion SWCD and stay informed on current conservation concerns and ecological science.
While conservation is central to MSWCD's mission, the organization is strengthened when, collectively, directors bring a variety of lived experiences and personal identities, and have skill sets in areas including financial and business management, human resources, public service, agriculture, education, community organizing, ecological sciences, diversity, equity, and inclusion, marketing, and more. Whether you are a student or retiree, a scientist or an artist, your service helps ensure our programs are informed by diverse voices and accessible to a wide range of community members.
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